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Supplier Development Engineer

Quest Defense
Windsor, CT
  • Expired: December 15, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.

Job DescriptionSupplier Development Engineer...Windsor, CTFull TimeJob Functions You will need to have a history of customer facing interactions to interact effectively with a variety of contacts within the supplier manufacturing process and OEM Program Office. You will need to have a familiarity with manufacturing processes to understand and pinpoint the potential issues that will require mitigation closure Drive delivery (including overdue reduction and buffer compliance) and quality improvement at each supplier by using diagnostic tools such as: Supplier Health Assessment (SHA), Supplier Readiness Assessment (SRA), Supplier Surveillance, Zero Defect Plan (ZDP), and other Collins ACE/CORE tools as needed Work with suppliers to create actions that will address gaps identified from utilization of the above tools Monitor supplier performance and apply countermeasures to manage supplier Sustainable Improvement Plan (SIP) Provide leadership to drive supplier Gold / Performance + with suppliers Communicate supplier strategic plans and actions to address missed targets to Regional Manager, and to the Regional Leader as needed Eliminate any risks that will prevent suppliers from meeting performance targets, and escalate as needed Drive cross functional and BU engagement to remove roadblocks necessary to improve supplier performance Prepare supplier executive summaries and present at SBU critical supplier reviews Participate in or lead process improvement projects to streamline Regional Supplier Performance Operations Identify supplier system capabilities and improvement opportunities as well as cost drivers You will need to be able to influence without authority to drive quality and speed to meet commitment dates Work closely with QuEST and customer personnel to understand pain points and high visibility issues You will need to have written and verbal communication skills to disseminate information and provide status You will need to have proficient computer skills and data entry capability, and the ability to navigate in customer platforms to provide critical accurate information You will need to be willing to travel to various manufacturing facilities on a frequent basis in order to perform your jobQualificationsWe're excited to talk to you if: Bachelor's degree and 5 years of prior relevant experience OR Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 3 years experience. In absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required 5+ years of experience in Engineering/Supply Chain/Manufacturing or related area with a continued proven track record of performance achievement, and growth with increased level of responsibility in an operations environment You see yourself as a self-motivated, disciplined, and organized individual driven by a passion to provide solutions You can effectively manage production schedules with use of delivery estimation, risk analysis and crisis mitigation You are familiar with LEAN methodologies and tools You have experience with quality systems and/or industry standards complianceThanks & Regards,SibiTalent Acquisition Team (TAT)QuEST Global175 Addison Road, Suite 6F,Windsor, CT 06095C: +1-678-810-2452E: sibi.ravi@quest-global.com

Quest Defense

Address

Windsor, CT
USA

Industry

Transportation and Storage

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