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Sr. Supplier Quality Engineer

Tijuana, Mexico


Job Description

  • Ensures that process needed for the quality management system are established, implemented, and maintained within the parent site and Tijuana, Mexico plants.
  • Establishes objectives, policies, and procedures for the Tijuana quality control activities.
  • Ensure the promotion, awareness and deployment of internal, customer, and regulatory requirements throughout the EAG organization, including deployment of Eaton Business tools to improve business effectiveness (EQS, ELSS, WISPER, MESH, QLI’s, Quality Best Practices, PROLaunch, etc).
  • Manage all quality-related issues within the manufacturing team (e.g. internal, supplier, customer and customer warranty) for the new transitions.
  • Identify root cause and instigate permanent corrective actions for product quality issues related to the new products.
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to resolve quality issues that arise as quickly and efficiently as possible to prevent compromising quality and safety standards before this product is moved to the normal production.
  • Ensure control plans and associated documentation are implemented effectively and maintained for transitions.
  • Monitor and report on quality-related key performance indicators including scrap monitoring, rework levels, DPPM, for new introduction of product (NPD and Transitions)
  • Stop production in the event of manufacture of unacceptable goods/processes
  • Assist with training of quality awareness
  • Coordinate the plan for PPAP implementation for the new transitions.
  • Assist with first off sample approval (FAIR/PPAP)
  • Attend Transition-Customer meetings and action/communicate instructions
  • The Sr. Transitions Quality Engineer assists in directing and controlling processes in accordance with the company and customer’s defined policies and procedures.
  • Analyze problems and implement solutions using critical thinking skills and focused improvement methods.
  • Perform root cause analysis and resolve problems
  • Incorporate creative thinking into the problem-solving approach to identify unique and different ways to make things better/more consistent/faster/cheaper/efficient.
  • Review and manage process controls and metrics to define and document process control.
  • Participate in cross-functional teams in the development of new products or changes related to current products in meeting customer requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in a technical area.
  • Excellent management skills of English
  • Knowledge of Aerospace Regulatory Environment, NADCAP processes and AS9100
  • Advanced Knowledge of the Eaton PROLaunch NPD and STP Process as well as DFSS
  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (or European Equiv.)
  • Experience in the Quality Engineering environment.
  • Strong knowledge of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), Production Part Approval Process (PPAP), Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA)
  • Lean Manufacturing knowledge
  • Understanding of engineering drawings and manufacturing processes
  • Ability to work in a diverse and dynamic environment
  • Planning and prioritizing activities
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Ability to present data effectively
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Team working skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Understanding of cost and financial impacts

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: Quality

Region: Latin America
Organization: AER FED Fluid Electrical Distribution

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: No

Requisition ID: 054290