SUPPLIER QUALITY ENGINEER 

LOCATION: Acuna / Coahuila (MX-COA),  Mexico | BRAND: Bendix | REQUISITION ID: 1949 | JOB GRADE: 15 

 

Want to help shape tomorrow?  At Bendix we’ve been doing it for 90 years…setting the standard with advanced dynamic solutions that drive improved commercial vehicle performance and safety.  We’re part of the Knorr-Bremse Group, the global leader in braking technologies. As part of our team, you’ll collaborate with a world of talented and dedicated colleagues whose sense of purpose complements your own. You’ll find rewarding opportunities, diverse experiences, partnerships, and an unwavering commitment to ethics and integrity. Innovation is part of our DNA. Achievement drives our culture. Learn more today! www.bendix.com/careers

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Position Summary

Must assure raw materials that arrive in plant comply with specification to the company’s drawings protecting production lines and customers as well. Maintain communications with suppliers to assure opportunities and corrective actions are implemented until these are found effective by creating systemic approach on ongoing issues. It reports to the Supplier Quality Lead.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Assure Supplier Quality Assurance and control functions related to production suppliers and deliver product that exceeds customer expectations.
  • Continuous improvement of production purchased suppliers.
  • Notify Supplier of Defects and lead the containment and Problem Solving until the issue is closed. (Issue Q2s, Prism Portal, Follow up conference Calls, On Time disposition of Defective Parts, Supplier Chargebacks Etc.)
  • Monitor a group of selected commodities for all company’s locations.
  • Review and audit supplier corrective actions to assure Quality Assurance and Avoid re incidences.
  • Monitor supplier PPM’s to achieve and sustain corporate goals.
  • Identify suppliers training.
  • Participate in manufacturability reviews (transitions, tool replacement, and new product launches)
  • Review supplier PPAP’s to assure overall content is correct and within specification (Internal & On-site) when issuing a Rejection.
  • Review COPQ charge backs and assure debits are being processed.
  • Review ORQ data entry for accuracy and conduct supplier visits as required.
  • Participate in Supplier Continuous Improvement Meetings (SCI)
  • Participate in new project launch for the plants.
  • Support PSA activities and procedures with team members
  • No time constraints to finish pending action items.
  • Attend Daily Shop Floor Management Meetings and Department Functional Meetings to assure on time escalation of issues.
  • As well performs all those activities that by the nature of the position are required.

 

 

Knowledge and Experience

  • Minimum 3-4 years’ experience in Quality Assurance systems (Supplier related preferred)
  • Six Sigma Greenbelt/Black Belt (Preferred)
  • Degreed – BS Engineering (Preferred)
  • Pneumatic systems (Preferred)
  • Plastic or Machining (CNC) experience (Preferred)
  • Automotive background (Preferred)
  • Blue Print Interpretation and GD&T exposure
  • IATF-16949 exposure
  • PPAP exposure
  • Plastic Injection, Die Casting or Cast-Iron exposure
  • Blue print interpretation and GD&T exposure
  • Multitask activities working under pressure.
  • General knowledge of ISO/IATF-16949 and Six Sigma concepts
  • Systemic approaches and root cause analysis
  • Coordinate multitask activities
  • Strong communication skills both oral and written
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Highly motivated individual
  • Must be able to work with constant interruptions
  • Quality Core Tools
  • Proficient in Microsoft Applications such as Excel, Word, & PowerPoint

 

Skills:

  • Sense of urgency
  • Process adherence
  • Proactive
  • Positive Attitude
  • Team player
  • Organized
  • Good Communication with production and support departments
  • Bilingual (English/ Spanish) English 100% read/write/Oral
  • Work with minimum supervision
  • Measurement equipment (desired)

Education/Certifications

  • Degreed – BS Engineering
  • Six Sigma Greenbelt/Black Belt (Preferred)

What does Bendix have to offer you?
- Work-life balance that includes Paid Vacation & Holiday Paid Time Off
- Vacation Premium
- Major medical expenses
- Christmas Bonus
- Life insurance
- Educational assistance program
- Wellness program
- Saving Fund
- Pantry Vouchers
- Personal Days Paid
- Permits paid for: Marriage or Death of a direct relative
- Attendance Bonuses
- Cafeteria Subsidy
- Subsidy for prescription glasses
- Medical service in plant
- Recognition Programs
- Gym