Thursday , March 23 2023

Mercedes Careers – Supplier Quality Engineer

Website Mercedes-Benz

Job Description:

Under general supervision, this position is responsible for process capability and product quality of the supplier locations from the development phase to start of production (SOP) through the end of the life cycle by collaborating cross-functional partnerships within the company (worldwide) and with suppliers within the North America region.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Use quality tools/system necessary for New Product Project (NPP) (i.e. ABC Classification, Q-Planning, Husky, START, SQMS, PIA)
  • Establish and monitor supplier key process indicator (KPI) to ensure supplier performance is achieved.
  • Work with supplier to Investigate, analyze and correct supplier problems and countermeasure actitivities according to 8D methodology.
  • Annual check of the suppliers’ process and product of safety and certification relevant parts (i.e. Requalification)
  • Facilitate and help lead the supplier in the advanced product quality planning (APQP) of new product project following the maturity level assurance process (VDA-RGA)
  • Participate in the supplier evaluation and qualification of suppliers before awarding (i.e. VDA Potential Analysis)
  • Production process and product approval (PPA) according to VDA 2.
  • Perform VDA 6.3 process audit at the supplier and maintain follow-up audits and schedule accordingly
  • Provide lessons learned from current running series to improve future projects.
  • Perform and monitor supplier performance to MBUSI’s targets and standards

Qualification & Experience:

  • Expertise in requested commodity.
  • Engineering within Original Equipment Manufacturing or a Tier 1 Supplier
  • Strong communication skills are required, as well the ability to communicate complex topics into a cross-functional and cross –cultural environment.
  • Capable of using hand measurement tools (i.e. calipers, micro-meters).
  • Strong planning and problem skills required using established methodologies including 8-D, 5-Why, etc.
  • PPAP and audit experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or in a related area, and/or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Working knowledge in Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), Maturity Level Assurance (VDA-RGA), Failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA).
  • Experience in leading task forces.

Job Details:

Company: Mercedes-Benz

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Vance, Alabama, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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