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Supplier Development Engineer - Aerospace

Pimpri Pune, India
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

Performs on-site supplier Quality System Assessment and Special Process Audits in order to assess compliance to defined requirements, including development of global NADCAP strategies and inspection delegation source inspection (For complex or special processes this role may be that of assisting a more senior level engineer). Knowledge of AS9100 quality system
Acts as escalation point for plants on chronic supplier performance issues, assists the supplier with problem solving and root cause analysis in order to eliminate recurrence and works with plant supplier quality on focus supplier or supplier management techniques.
Performs fundamental data analysis to determine performance level of suppliers and sets annual improvement targets for suppliers on an operational level.  Communicates targets to responsible plant activities as assigned.
Keeps current on supplier development and quality systems tools and techniques such as, 8-D, FMEA, PPAP, etc with knowledge of SCOR or other industry best practices
Participates in cross-functional teams involving the supplier and Eaton functions in order to seek continuous improvement utilizing APQP techniques.  Acts as a liaison between product development/operations with PROLaunch and the supplier.
Serves as a technical resource to supplier selection activities, including assisting in early stage new program development as well as re-sourcing support
Coordinates Supplier Quarterly Business Reviews. Report, measures and drive improvement of regional supplier performance metrics
Ensures that suppliers maintain quality certification status in WISPER and trains suppliers in WISPER functionality.
Assists in implementing supplier development activities such as Lean, VA/VE, six sigma, Quality Core Tools of FMEA, control planning and MSA.


Associates degree in a technical field and 5 to 7 years’ experience in manufacturing, quality, purchasing, engineering or Bachelors degree in a technical field. Experience should involve exposure to extrusion, NDT, machining of metals and CNC machining operations such as boring, grinding and broaching.  Further experience in welding and plating processes would be beneficial.
Preferred Training – APQP, PPAP, SPC, Gage R&R/MSA, Quality auditing, Problem solving,
Recommended Credentials – ASQ certified CQE/CQA, Lead auditor training

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Job: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: Asia Pacific
Organization: Corporate Sector

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 044770