Supplier Development Engineer III in Moorpark, CA at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 2/18/2020

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    Moorpark, CA
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Job Description

Job Title
Supplier Development Engineer III

Job ID(Requisition ID):

Job Summary
Our Moorpark, CA location is looking for a Supplier Quality Engineer. The Supplier Quality Engineer performs, monitors and evaluates Quality Control functions at suppliers and Benchmark facilities in order to assure components and materials meet or exceed requirements. May also perform Quality function at customer’s site. Involved with supplier selection and development activities related to New Product Introduction (NPI), Prototype and Production business.

Essential Functions and Competencies

Qualifications / Education / Experience

• Perform Quality Control functions at supplier’s facilities, such as source inspection and test of supplier’s products as specified by Subcontract, Purchase Order and/or associated documentation (specifications, drawings, qualifications and special and acceptance procedures)
• Develop and control test and inspection instructions to be utilized by Supplier Q.A. functions (Incoming Inspection and Supplier) to assure compliance with Benchmark and Contract Quality requirements
• Provide technical assistance to Incoming Inspection, suppliers and other Benchmark functions so that they may prevent fabrication, test and inspection problems; May also provide technical assistance at customer sites
• Provide technical assistance in the preparation of workmanship standards, instructions and inspection criteria for suppliers and Benchmark; Initiate product design changes through proper channels to improve part quality or enhance ease of manufacturing, test and inspection
• Perform quality audits of supplier's and Benchmark’s processes and procedures to determine the effectiveness of the Quality Program
• Report results, indicating conclusions and suggested actions for suppliers and Benchmark, and prepare and initiate Corrective Action Requests (CARs) to suppliers and Benchmark when non-compliances to quality requirements exist; Follow-up to satisfactorily close out all CARs issued
• Perform failure analyses with suppliers on relevant failures on returned products; Analyze reported defects and failures; Investigate discrepancies and initiate corrective actions when necessary to preclude future rejects
• Familiarize suppliers in the use of Benchmark’s documented process system to capture and record actions and results
• Oversee sample, special and qualification tests; Assist other Supplier Quality Engineers during failure analysis with the supplier on product returns, final acceptance and environmental failures
• Prepare reports on procured product quality and corrective actions taken and reply to Customer/Government inquiries regarding supplier Quality Assurance
• Prepare summaries of research and maintain files on vendors to provide immediate current and historical information of procured product reliability
• Apply quality management system methodologies
• Review and define elements of concern/definition in customer documentation through the New Product Introduction (NPI) stages
• Disposition suspect/nonconforming material
• Provide First Article Inspection work direction and disposition for supplied product
• All employees are responsible for the Quality of their work to ensure BEI meets, or exceeds Customer Satisfaction.
• Train and provide guidance to lower level Quality Assurance Engineers
• Apply quality management system methodologies
• Effective organization and prioritization skills
• Effective interpersonal skills
• Ability to complete projects in a timely manner
• Ability to support a 24/7 global business operation as required
• Demonstrate discretion, confidentiality, independent judgment and professionalism when representing the company
• Excellent written and verbal communication, as well as presentation skills
• Ability to work individually or in teams
• Understanding of and ability to use continuous improvement tools
• Able to travel up to 5% of the time, including day and overnight travel as required
• Participate in a continuous improvement activity with complete documentation, including a follow up review with the team in a presentation format
• Ability to lead strategic initiatives
• Highly effective interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with customers, coworkers and suppliers
• Ability to effectively and efficiently perform tasks across all departmental activities
• Excellent comprehension of non-technical aspects at Benchmark, its suppliers and its customers
• 4 year Technical degree or equivalent combination of education and experience as approved by executive management OTHER REQUIREMENT:
• This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
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Moorpark, CA, USA

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