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Lead Supplier Quality Engineering Specialist

GE Energy
Pune, MH 411030
**Job Description Summary**

The Supplier Quality Engineer Engineered Systems (Mechanical) is responsible for managing quality performance of assigned suppliers. Responsible for product / part qualifications, acting as the project SQE for the BOP product procurement. Tracks metrics & works on quality improvement plans addressing problem areas. Reviews & approves quality plans. Investigates quality escapes to provide root cause analysis & ensures effective corrective and preventive actions are taken.

**Job Description**

Manage supplier qualifications to ensure that assigned suppliers are capable of producing material, and/or components that will consistently meet GE Engineering drawing and specification requirements

Own the product / manufacturing process qualifications at the assigned suppliers and ensure the satisfactory closures within the timelines needed by the business.

New Supplier Evaluation / on boarding - Rigorously execute the supplier evaluation process, including quality & compliance audits / assessments to ensure that only appropriately qualified suppliers are taken through the process. Work with sourcing/commodity team to meet business objectives of new supplier addition.

Mentors suppliers in the application of quality requirements and tools. Provides onsite support as needed.

Conduct surveillance audits to assure that suppliers have effective process control, rigorous product acceptance standards, and robust quality systems

Own SRG (Supplier Responsibility Guidelines) metrics for the assigned suppliers and conduct SRG audits per the region audit plan.

Conduct process capability statistical analysis to proactively identify issue trends

Manage supplier non-conformance and Supplier Deviation Request (SDR) activities. Owner of process and 1st technical interface with supplier and engineering

Perform robust Root Cause Analysis to solve quality issues and prevent reoccurrence

Be the technical focal point in coordinating sourcing, Design Engineering & Materials Engineering functions while interfacing with suppliers.

Drive consistency and adherence to quality procedures and specification requirements

Provide technical guidance to suppliers to assure product/process compliance with engineering drawings and specifications

Work closely with commercial, engineering and manufacturing teams to eliminate any barriers that may affect the quality and delivery of sourced components

Provide Sourcing Quality input to Engineering during product design reviews

Supplier criticality assessment, maintain supplier Score Card and provide input to EPP for BOP equipment procurement

Issuance of QCP on project requirements

Provide input to TTA

Participate in L2 meeting with suppliers to discuss and agree on quality requirements

Organizing and leading the kick off meeting with the suppliers within the stipulated time of the PO placement

Organizing / performing inspections at suppliers and ensuring the product quality compliance

Own the project execution - Coordination with the respective regional SQEs for suppliers outside of the region and own quality and project execution of the suppliers within ones own region


Bachelors Degree (Technical Degree) - in Mechanical or Metallurgical Engineering / Advanced Technical Degree.

Minimum 8-12 Years industry experience in Quality / Manufacturing / Supplier Development functions having hands-on experience in the manufacturing process and complexities of mechanical engineered system equipment

Minimum 3 years of experience in Supply Chain, Supplier Quality

Demonstrated technical aptitude and a passion for quality.

Strong background in interpretation of Engineering drawings/specifications, metrology, and manufacturing process planning/evaluation. Must understand GD&T and be able to lead technical design and manufacturing reviews with suppliers.

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Ability to work in cross-functional team environment

Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

Six Sigma Green Belt / Black Belt certified or equivalent (demonstrated experience). The competencies needed in improving supplier statistical capability, evaluating readiness to serve, including capacity verifications

Project Management skills

Experience with TRS (Technical Regulations and Standards)

Experience with manufacturing / working knowledge of the power plant BOP items like Valves, Skids, Pumps, piping, Boilers etc would be an added advantage.

Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally at short notice. Travel > 50%

**Desired Characteristics:**

ASNT Level II certification in NDT

Well versed with the industry technical standards and codes such as from ASTM, ASME etc

ISO Lead auditor certified by 3rd party registrar or accepted internal GE training/certification program

Certified RCA Leader or other proven expertise with formal problem solving (Kepner Tregoe, 8D, Apollo, etc).

Experience in Power Generation equipment manufacturing industry.

Demonstrated proactive approach and issue ownership with process orientation.

Highly self-motivated.

Influencing Skills

Certified to lead Supplier Responsibility Guidelines programs for suppliers in mandatory regions

**Additional Information**

**Relocation Assistance Provided:** Yes


Posted: 2021-03-17 Expires: 2021-04-16

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