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TipTopJob - Lead Supplier Quality Engineer Job

Region: Johannesburg CBD

Salary: Competitive

Reference: 20886309


Introduction : Job Number:

Business: GE Transportation

Business Segment:
Transportation

About Us: At GE Transportation, we're solving the world's toughest rail problems. From our work on emergency warning systems to our innovations in next generation locomotives, the GE Transportation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in transportation that solve some of the world's toughest problems. Join us and you'll find yourself in a stimulating, creative environment where you'll work collaboratively and across functions on everything from freight and passenger locomotives, to information technology solutions, to motorized drive systems for mining trucks and drills. If you're a persuasive leader with the can:do attitude to share your vision and make it a reality, then join GE in creating the next generation of transportation products and services that will impact the globe for generations to come.

Posted Position Title: Lead Supplier Quality Engineer

Career Level: Experienced

Function:
Sourcing

Function Segment:
Supplier Quality

Location:
South Africa

U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces:

City: Johannesburg

Postal Code: 02146

Relocation Assistance: No

Role Summary/Purpose: The Lead Supplier Quality Engineer demonstrates leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for an area or business segment. In this role you will use your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others and have the ability to effect short:term and some long:term business goals.

Essential Responsibilities: Responsible for driving quality for assigned suppliers, improving quality performance via Quality Plan implementation
Drive supplier selection through robust qualification processes
Accelerate improvements in supplier quality and deliver value
Develop positive relationships and work closely with Sourcing Leaders to manage and implement supplier/engineering changes, New Product Introductions, and transfers
Interface with Suppliers and Supply chain to drive Quality improvements
Deliver results as measured by key metrics, such as supplier yield, field cost, field defect rate, supplier quality plan engagement/effectiveness, and corrective and preventative action closure
Drive improvements utilizing Supplier Scorecards and own Supplier audit, ensuring supplier compliance, and driving improvement plans
Understand and drive Six Sigma quality internally and with suppliers
Provide Quality Engineering expertise requiring advanced/specialized skills and a broad range of quality engineering expertise
Specify, develop, and accept advanced technology, quality information and test equipment
Provide advanced Quality Engineering of new product introduction involving new processes or advanced automated equipment
Provide technical expertise to customers/licensees in solving technical problems associated with test facilities
Provide correlation with GE facilities
Act as consultant to the Quality, Manufacturing and Engineering organizations to improve Quality and Manufacturing processes, introduce new products and improve product design
Specify and develop product acceptance/test procedures that relate to a complex process (state:of:the:art) or highly complex product
Provide leadership role during investigations of major problems and of special projects

Qualifications/Requirements: Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma/GED with at least 4 years of experience in Sourcing)
At least 3 additional years of experience in a Sourcing or Quality Improvement role

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:


Desired Characteristics: Strong oral and written communication skills Strong interpersonal and leadership skills Ability to cope with multiple complex situations daily Negotiation expertise is preferred

Minimum Requirements : None Specified

Full Description : Job Number: Business: GE Transportation Business Segment: Transportation About Us: At GE Transportation, we're solving the world's toughest rail problems. From our work on emergency warning systems to our innovations in next generation locomotives, the GE Transportation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in transportation that solve some of the world's toughest problems. Join us and you'll find yourself in a stimulating, creative environment where you'll work collaboratively and across functions on everything from freight and passenger locomotives, to information technology solutions, to motorized drive systems for mining trucks and drills. If you're a persuasive leader with the can:do attitude to share your vision and make it a reality, then join GE in creating the next generation of transportation products and services that will impact the globe for generations to come. Posted Position Title: Lead Supplier Quality Engineer Career Level: Experienced Function: Sourcing Function Segment: Supplier Quality Location: South Africa U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces: City: Johannesburg Postal Code: 02146 Relocation Assistance: No Role Summary/Purpose: The Lead Supplier Quality Engineer demonstrates leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for an area or business segment. In this role you will use your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others and have the ability to effect short:term and some long:term business goals. Essential Responsibilities: Responsible for driving quality for assigned suppliers, improving quality performance via Quality Plan implementation Drive supplier selection through robust qualification processes Accelerate improvements in supplier quality and deliver value Develop positive relationships and work closely with Sourcing Leaders to manage and implement supplier/engineering changes, New Product Introductions, and transfers Interface with Suppliers and Supply chain to drive Quality improvements Deliver results as measured by key metrics, such as supplier yield, field cost, field defect rate, supplier quality plan engagement/effectiveness, and corrective and preventative action closure Drive improvements utilizing Supplier Scorecards and own Supplier audit, ensuring supplier compliance, and driving improvement plans Understand and drive Six Sigma quality internally and with suppliers Provide Quality Engineering expertise requiring advanced/specialized skills and a broad range of quality engineering expertise Specify, develop, and accept advanced technology, quality information and test equipment Provide advanced Quality Engineering of new product introduction involving new processes or advanced automated equipment Provide technical expertise to customers/licensees in solving technical problems associated with test facilities Provide correlation with GE facilities Act as consultant to the Quality, Manufacturing and Engineering organizations to improve Quality and Manufacturing processes, introduce new products and improve product design Specify and develop product acceptance/test procedures that relate to a complex process (state:of:the:art) or highly complex product Provide leadership role during investigations of major problems and of special projects Qualifications/Requirements: Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma/GED with at least 4 years of experience in Sourcing) At least 3 additional years of experience in a Sourcing or Quality Improvement role Additional Eligibility Qualifications: Desired Characteristics: Strong oral and written communication skills Strong interpersonal and leadership skills Ability to cope with multiple complex situations daily Negotiation expertise is preferred

Type : Permanent

Category : Consulting