Sensata Technologies, Inc. Aerospace NPD Quality Engineer in Aguascalientes, Mexico
The Supplier Quality Engineer investigates, analyzes and resolves supplier quality problems by conducting audits, analyzing defect trends and leading continuous improvement projects. Working in project teams, the Supplier Quality Engineer is applying advanced quality planning to ensure that new developed products are meeting the expectation of Sensata and Customers.
Handles resolution of problems related to misunderstanding or misinterpretation of product specifications
Provides active support during the supplier selection process, to ensure that a well-prepared and best supplier
Provides technical input for strategic sourcing projects
Requests Supplier Risk Assessments
Supports drawing and tool design reviews, works on measurement concepts
Experience / Qualifications
A university degree and 4-6 years of experience (i.e. Bachelors degree) or a graduate degree and 2-4 years of experience (i.e. Masters degree) or a higher level degree and 0-2 years of experience (i.e. Doctorate degree)
Must be a team player able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing tasks and demands
Strong communication skills; oral, written and presentation
Strong organization, planning and time management skills to achieve results
Strong personal and professional ethical values and integrity
Holds self-accountable to achieving goals and standards
Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
Strong interpersonal & collaboration skills to work effectively with all levels of the organization including suppliers and/or external customers
The NPD Quality Engineer manages all Quality aspects of new product development, by influencing the customer, the Sensata development team (Design, Process, Program Management, etc.), and the Sensata Manufacturing team. The goal of the Aerospace NPD Quality Engineer is to achieve flawless execution of product development and into production launch. A successful NPD Quality Engineer possesses the following strengths: ability to provide direction, pro-active, results oriented, follow-through, the ability to influence others, a technical understanding of Sensata’s products, an understanding of manufacturing processes, and the motivation and ability to autonomously reach across geographical and cultural boundaries to solve problems.
Deploy Quality policy, objectives and goals within cross-functional teams
Assure quality systems are current and accurate
Ensure globally consistent use of the Sensata NPD process to drive results
Drive continuous improvement of the Sensata NPD process by supporting design of quality management system
Contribute ideas to product improvement roadmaps based on lessons learned & best practices (including industry standards ASTM, ISO, CQI, etc.) by facilitating kaizen and lean initiatives
Review customer quality agreements and requirements for deployment within APQP process
Review requirements and translate to operational controls and instructions (including reinspection, rework and containment)
Audit engineering and project management work products for clarity, completeness and compliance
Demonstrate full ownership of product quality by driving all relevant functions towards 100% robustness in meeting specifications/performance requirements
Assure compliance to defined operational controls and instructions
Develop and execute zero defect roadmaps with support from cross-functional teams and subject matter experts
Fulfill our customers' Quality System requirements
Evaluate changes and deviations for risk and implementation of lessons learned & best practices
Manage deviations with customers during APQP including development and maintenance of pedigree matrix
Define and develop special characteristics in collaboration with customers, engineering and operations
Ensure product success by assessing design, process and suppliers against customer and Sensata requirements throughout NPD
Direct and participate in 8D activities including coordination of containment activity, failure analysis and problem solving (before and including C-sample build)
Assure quality and timeliness of 8D responses to customers
Coordinate MSA studies and capability studies to feedback feasibility assessments of new product and processes to engineering teams and management
Coordinate failure analysis and teardown of devices to provide feedback to engineering teams and management
Collaborating at Sensata means working with some of the world’s most talented people in an enriching environment that is constantly pushing towards the next best thing.
Employees work across functions, countries and cultures gaining new perspectives through mutual respect and open communication.
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