Aerospace - Manufacturing / Production, Aerospace - Quality, Aerospace - Research and Development, Aerospace Engineering
Eaton’s Aerospace Group is seeking a Senior Supplier Quality Engineer. The Senior Supplier Quality Engineer is responsible for driving supplier improvement in the areas of Quality, Delivery and Lean Manufacturing initiatives. The improvements must be consistent with Eaton Aerospace requirements.
Oversees and participates in the development and initiation of inspection, testing and evaluation techniques for incoming goods.
Evaluates inspection techniques and recommends changes.
Works with Production, Quality Assurance, Materials and other departments to define quality standards and procedures.
Reviews and analyzes inspection test results and oversees the disposition of unaccepted items with - affected suppliers and companies.
Analyzes supplier performance both in-house on supplier premises as required.
Applies standard statistical techniques to analyze and evaluate studies.
Team with suppliers to define and document Process Flow Diagrams, Process FMEAs, AIAG Process Control Plans and Inspection plans.
Negotiates with suppliers to find equitable solutions to problems identified.
Visits supplier locations to evaluate quality standards and processes.
Oversees and participates in the development, implementation, and evaluation of quality system surveys.
Develops, implements, and oversees the administration of special programs to recognize and to ensure the use of suppliers who maintain established standards of quality, reliability, and price.
Communicates with appropriate personnel regarding significant changes.
Controlling nonconforming material in accordance with Eaton procedures.
Flowing down of external/internal quality requirements to suppliers.
Supporting and leading continuous improvement initiatives.
Supporting internal audit requirements in accordance with Eaton procedures.
Achieving objectives as detailed by Quality Management.
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution
Minimum of 5 years of quality experience working with quality systems
Must live within 50 miles of Los Angeles, CA
This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All accepted applications must be U.S. Persons as defined by ITAR (U.S. citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident, Political Asylee, or Refugee).
Significant experience with Supplier Performance Management, Supplier Correction Actions and Nonconforming Material Dispositions, MRB
Experience with Dock-to-Stock and Skip-lot Programs
Experience with Supplier Improvement Programs, Supplier Quality Plans
Experience with Aerospace suppliers.
Experience with complex machining suppliers.
Experience with Special processes suppliers (Heat Treating, Plating, Painting).
Familiar with major Aerospace primes Quality System, as well as working knowledge of AS9100.
Working knowledge of Six Sigma tools.
Willingness to travel locally and nationally to supplier sites
Internal Number: 044915
Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit Eaton.com. At Eaton we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently – if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you – then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information visit www. Eaton.com/careers.