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Sr. Supplier Quality Engineer

Tijuana, Mexico


Job Description

Eaton’s Aerospace division is currently seeking a Sr. Supplier Quality Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Tijuana facility.

The Sr. Supplier Quality Engineer is responsible for coordinating suppliers and verifying quality standards in accordance with the requirements of our organization and Eaton Supplier Excellence Manual. SQE is in charge of performing regular supplier audits to ensure compliance with regulatory standards, as well as actively participating in strategic development based on quality control plans. They manage the supply chain, serve as the liaison for suppliers, suggest structural quality and process improvements, and collaborate with other engineers in a team environment.  Assure supplier’s base goals are aligned to the performance metrics of the organization and support any activity that is needed to improve their performance when this is not achieving organization’s expectative.

Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

Some activities related with the position will be:

  1. Establishes objectives, policies and procedures for the Suppliers Quality Control activities.

  2. Ensure the promotion, awareness and deployment of Eaton, Customer and regulatory requirements through the Supply Chain base, including deployment of Eatob Business tools to improve business with suppliers.

  3. Ensure the support of implementation and sustain of the Quality Lead Indicators, including the Quality Best Practices.

  4. Supplier problem resolution using 6 sigma tools.

  5. Perform process/product audits to those suppliers that have been identified as critical and their performance is not adequate per our Eaton Supplier Excellence Manual.

  6. Monitor scoring and certification of suppliers according with the tool Wisper.

  7. Audit the Supplier Quality Management System when is required

  8. Develop the Eaton supply base to manage objectives and needs.

  9. Implement-Initiate corrective actions to suppliers and provide follow up and effectiveness until they are closed properly.

  10. Review, evaluate and assign Quality Requirements to Purchase Orders from the organization to the supply chain.

  11. Administrate and maintain approval supplier Program based in their performance and scores.

  12. Have direct contact with the suppliers to solve every opportunity are to improve supplier processes, tools and methods.

  13. Support in the methodology of develop PFMEA/Control Plans with the suppliers’ processes.

  14. Work with the support team and operations of the organization to support any activity relate to investigations and analysis with suppliers that are required by customers.

  15. Delegation as approver for FAIR’s performed by suppliers through Wisper, Net-Inspect or Aerospace.

  16. Represent the quality function throughout the PRO-launch design process ensuring compliance with the requirements with the suppliers.

  17. Address and support sub-supplier quality issues

  18. Supplier and sub-supplier qualification activities

  19. Coordinate and support to the Receiving Inspection team (Inspectors and Technicians)  with the Inspection plans.

    Create the Inspection Plan by part number by considering Key Characteristics per drawings that are CTQ, CTC or special processes

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  1. 5 years in Quality Assurance experience (Preferred).

  2. Previous Aerospace Experience preferred
  3. Bilingual English/ Spanish
  4. Good communication skills
  5. Computer Skills
  6. Understanding of problem solving methods (Six Sigma, 8D, Root Cause Analysis)

  7. Knowledge of industry and customer specific quality registration schemes and certification processes (ISO9001, AS9100)

  8. Knowledge of process auditing techniques to ensure compliance to defined quality requirements

  9. Detail Oriented
  10. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering.
  11. Green Belt certified is a plus
  12. Knowledge of aerospace regulatory environment
  13. Nadcap process
  14. Advanced knowledge APQP/PPAP

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: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 062576