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Supplier Quality Engineer

MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Audit suppliers' processes, parts, and performance, including ISO/TS audits, to ensure specification-meeting parts and/or assemblies are delivered to BRP.
  • Advise and assist suppliers and BRP personnel in the control and improvement of prints and processes to ensure part quality.
  • Meet plant metrics by calculating defect rates and reducing the supplier Defects Per Unit (DPU).
  • Monitor and track supplier data through ERP systems to carry out improvement/problem solving activities.
  • Supplier Quality Support: Problem solving activities using DMAIC, DOE etc., prepare problem definitions, submit/request Supplier Corrective Action Report (SCAR) requests, support with APQP process and also perform PPAP for suppliers, negotiate the disposition of non-conforming parts with Suppliers, and work with Suppliers to facilitate the resolution of SCARs.
  • Machining and Assembly Support: participate in the cross-functional review of process potential failure modes and effects analysis (process pFMEA); validation of control plan effectiveness; torque recipe development for critical bolted joints; process audits; ECN readiness; statistical process control (SPC); internal corrective action reports.
  • Use ERP System to Report Balanced Score Card (BSC) metrics for suppliers and facilitate actions to address gaps.
  • Execute all SQE responsibilities pertaining to NPD Projects, including ensuring complete, accurate, and value-adding deliverables per schedule.
  • Complete supplier/vendor evaluations to approve suppliers.
  • Complete assigned actions to support strategic initiatives.
  • Create visual standards for incoming products such as fiberglass, furniture, etc.
  • Use, control, and improve Quality Management System (QMS) documentation.
  • Establish and lead the Incoming Inspection Process and also recruit and train Quality Inspectors and Quality Liaisons.
  • Participate in various continuous improvement workshops to improve overall performance of the individual and the organization.
  • Occasional trips to visit U.S. suppliers.  Travel will comprise about 25% of the individual’s time.

 

REQUIREMENTS 

B.S. degree in Industrial or Mechanical Engineering or a related field.  3 years experience as Supplier Quality Engineer, Advance Quality Engineer, Advance Supplier Quality Engineer, or related.  The required 3 years of experience must include the following, which may have been gained concurrently with each other:

  • AIAG (Automotive Industry Action Group) certification as Lead Auditor.
  • One year experience creating visual criteria – Standards for Marine Fiber Glass Parts and Marine Upholstered furniture.
  • Must have performed multiple PPAP (Production Part Approval Process) approvals for Glass, Electrical, Machined components & Supplier relocation.
  • Must have reduced DPUs (Defect Per Units) over a period of 1 year to comply with company goals and standards.
  • One year experience evaluating & auditing suppliers for New Supplier Approval.
  • One year experience establishing and leading supplier corrective action processes and must have validated to close at least 15 SCARs (Supplier Corrective Action Reports).
  • One year experience using problem solving methodologies including DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve & Control) & DOE (Design of Experiments) to address and solve high level problems.
  • One year experience recruiting and training quality inspectors and/or quality liaisons for offsite inspection locations (supplier).
  • Must have participated in a minimum of 2 ISO/TS (International Organization for Standardization/Technical Specification) Audits.
  • One year experience using Product Data Tracking systems for use in problem-solving activities.
  • One year experience using ERP system to generate supplier score cards for suppliers.
     

LIFE AT MANITOU AND BRP

At Manitou and BRP, we have a deep connection to our consumers, one created from a shared passion for the Ultimate Ride. Our teams have a unique ability to develop market-shaping products and services that move people physically and emotionally.

Distributed throughout 107 countries, our product line-up includes Manitou Pontoon, Alumacraft, Ski-Doo and Lynx snowmobiles, Sea-doo watercraft, Can-Am side-by-side and all-terrain vehicles, Spyder roadsters, Evinrude marine propulsion systems, and Rotax motors for karts, motorcycles, and small planes, as well as a full line-up of parts, accessories, and clothing.

Our more than 14,500 employees make up a big family of diverse cultures who all share a common value: innovation. Our people are passionate and qualified; by joining BRP Marine Group/Manitou, you will be part of an exciting journey and personally evolve at the heart of an experienced team.

www.manitoupontoonboats.com

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BRP US Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/ Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

 

HOW TO APPLY ?

Mail application to Lisa McQuillin, Human Resources Manager, Triton Industries, Inc., 16020 S. Lowell Rd., Lansing, MI  48906.