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Senior Engineer - Supplier Development

Valinhos, Brazil
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

We are looking for a Senior Engineer – Supplier Quality in Valinhos – SP.
  • Drives process and systemic quality improvements, at assigned supplier sites, through the use of quality tools (SPC, Lean, Six Sigma) and validates improvements through defined measurables to reduce quality non-conformances (DMR).
  • Continually monitors assigned suppliers Performance status (PPM and DMR). Works with suppliers and plant SQA to implement effective 8D corrective action and comprehensive performance improvement plans as required.
  • Conducts Quality/EHS risk assessments (QSA and Technical Assessment), in support of new sourcing, to determine if a supplier’s quality system meets Eaton’s performance thresholds. Set Action Plans to fulfill gaps found on QSA and Technical assessment, support and assure implementation plan.
  • Participates on regional commodity strategy teams and provides the quality detail required to define strategy and to support strategy implementation.
  • Works collaboratively with plant SQA and acts as point of escalation for major supplier issues.


Education / Experience required to meet position qualifications:
  • Technical degree in engineering discipline or equivalent work experience
  • Work toward or ASQ certified Quality Engineer
  • Plant manufacturing experience
  • Experience in using quality tools/methodologies (PPAP, APQP, MSA, SPC, auditing)
  • Working toward or certified Six Sigma Green Belt 
  • Knowledge of Automotive Industry specific quality registration (ISO/TS16949)

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: Latin America
Organization: VEH Vehicle Group

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, 50 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 048570