Plant Supplier Quality Engineer

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Allison Transmission

Location :
Indianapolis, Indiana

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Sun, 25 Apr 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Job Title: Plant Supplier Quality Engineer Job Description: JOIN THE TEAM THATS POWERING PROGRESS Building cities. Driving commerce. Saving lives. For over 100 years, Allison Transmission has powered the vehicles and technology that move our world forward. What powers us? Our employees. From the first person hired by James Allison in 1915 to the thousands across the globe who work for Allison today, were driving progress everywhere because we employ top talent worldwide. This is an exciting opportunity in Indianapolis for a Plant Supplier Quality Engineer Learn more about this role and how you can begindriving your career forward! Key Job Elements – Offers support as a liaison between the plant community, Purchasing, Engineering, the rest of Operations, and suppliers to contain, identify, and resolve supplier quality issues and to provide technical support. – Coordinates containment activities to minimize supplied part quality impact to the plants. – Provides, as needed, support for formal 8D containment, root cause, and corrective action documentation. – Coordinates supplier scheduling of formal 8D report outs either at Allison or via teleconference. (Note: 8D is a standard automotive industry problem solving methodology) – Supports investigation of supplier quality problems and coordinates implementation of effective and timely resolutions. – Assures accurate and timely records are maintained within various systems, including Supplier Quality Notifications (SQN) and SAP ERP. – Works with the global supplier quality organization to drive corrective action to closure for supplied part issues. – Supports plant supplier cost recovery requests – Ensures required supplier quality documentation is organized and retained according to corporate guidelines. – Summarizes, reports, and presents audit results. – Implements and monitors part conformance. – Monitors supplier performance and reports results to management. – Posts, calculates, and analyzes routine statistical data. – Manages ongoing relationships and resolves conflicts as needed. – Adheres to corporate purchasing policies and procedures. – Maintains a physical presence in the workplace. – Works under general supervision. – Exercises judgment related to supplied part quality issues. Other Key Competencies – Oral and written communication skills – ability to communicate orally and in written format in cross-functional environments. – Knowledge of statistical quality control techniques. – Knowledge of manufacturing and assembly plant processes. – Knowledge of gaging techniques and MSA. – Proficient interpersonal skills to work effectively with others. – Knowledge of geometric design and tolerancing (GD & T). – Relatively high level of analytical ability where problems are complex. – Collaboration in a variety of work settings. – Familiar with a variety of Purchasing / Global Supply Chain concepts. – Wide degree of creativity and latitude. – Knowledge of manufacturing or automotive quality standards. – Ability to organize, plan, document tasks, and prioritize work. – Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Educational Requirements – Bachelor Degree or equivalent Additional Required Candidate Qualifications – 0-2 or more years of experience in the field or in a related area. Conversant in English Educational Qualifications Preferred: – BS in Mechanical Engineering or Manufacturing Technology Additional Preferred Candidate Qualifications – Certified Six Sigma Black Belt – Certified Six Sigma Green Belt – Experience in heavy duty automotive industry – Familiar with SAP software – Working knowledge of AIAG standards – APQP, Control Plans, FMEA, PPAP, SPC, and MSA. – Working knowledge of the automotive industry 8D problem solving tool. Allison Transmission is an equal opportunity employer. We have opportunities for all qualified applicants regardless of age, race, color, sex, religion, creed, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran requiring assistance and/or reasonable accommodations reviewing any of the careers information, please contact us at . Please note that Allison Transmission will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Allison Transmission will not solicit money or banking information from applicants. Primary Location: Indianapolis, IN Additional Locations: