Hypertherm is looking for a Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) who is excited about having a direct impact on the success of the Light Industrial Business (LIB).
Are youinspired by learning new technologies? Do you have experience with mechanical categories, including Machine-to-Print parts, Mechanical components (valves, regulators, flow products), Packaging, Plastics, Fabricated Metal, and Chemicals (coolant, adhesives, lubricants, thermal grease)? If so, we encourage you to apply!
Hypertherm is a 100% Associate-owned company, whose mission is to provide customers with the best industrial cutting solutions in the industry. Globally focused, we design, manufacture, and support the world's leading cutting solutions with a proud history of over 50 years.
Hypertherm seeks a SQE who will:
Develop, implement, and maintain a comprehensive Supplier Quality Management process to ensure acceptable quality and cost of purchased materials, components and/or services
Provide subject matter support to other internal functions in the selection, approval, and sustaining of Suppliers/Contract Manufacturers
Initial evaluation and quality/process audits
New product introductions
Volume manufacturing operations
Monitor Supplier/Contract Manufacturer Quality Performance to identify opportunities for improvement and coordinate the implementation of continuous improvement initiatives at suppliers/contract manufacturers
Facilitate the deployment of corrective and preventive actions (CAPA) in response to internal quality issues as well as customer complaints through the coordination of cross-functional teams
Who you are and the experience you will bring:
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Mechanical or Industrial Engineering preferred) with 3-to-5 years' work experience in Supplier Quality in a development & manufacturing environment
Experience with Supplier Quality Management methodologies, including evaluation/approval of new suppliers and part-level qualification through the use of PPAP (Production Parts Approval Plan)
Understanding of product technologies and manufacturing processes for Mechanical categories, such as: high precision Machine-to-Print parts, Plastics, Fabricated Metal, Packaging, and Chemicals
Working knowledge of Quality Management System standards (ISO9001/IATF 16949), including associated requirements, such as: Design and Process FMEA, PPAP, and Control Plan
Proficient in Quality processes (First Article Inspection, NCM management, MRB facilitation) and problem-solving techniques/tools (SCAR, Global 8D, DMAIC)
Experience with descriptive/inferential statistics and statistical tools (capability studies, GD&T, Gage R&R, Statistical Process Control - SPC, Design of Experiments - DOE)
Proficiency with Minitab
Experience operating in a Lean manufacturing environment and associated techniques/tools (cell manufacturing, standard work, 5S)
Presentation and project management skills
Ability to oversee several concurrent projects under high pressure
Excellent technical communication (written and verbal)
People and leadership skills to interface with multiple internal functions and external parties (suppliers, contract manufacturers)
Self-driven/motivated with minimum supervision required
Stable,growingorganization with ano-layoff philosophy
Hypertherm is proud to be anEqual Opportunity Employer andwe welcome all applications. All employment decisions are basedonbusiness need, job requirements and our values as an associate-owned company without regardto race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin,disability,or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.
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