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Lead a product quality core team performing data analysis using appropriate statistical tools and techniques to identify trends, develop technical investigation plans, and recommend updates or changes to quality standards and processes when necessary.
Identify process improvement opportunities, participate in investigations, analyze root causes, plan and implement corrective actions, while interfacing with cross functional departments to increase product quality.
Partner with hardware engineering, test engineering and program management to design effective bom structures, develop efficient supply chain strategies, and provide feedback on manufacturing test processes during the npi phase of a product’s life cycle.
Provide engineering support to manufacturing and conducts the evaluation and disposition of nonconforming product and process related issues using a risk-based approach to resolve problems with partially finished and finished product (resolve problems impacting production fulfillment).
Ensure compliance with internal and external safety, quality and regulatory standards requirements.
Provide quarterly feedback and semi-annually audit key suppliers of contract manufacturing services.
This position reports to the srManager of product quality.
What we`re looking for
At least five years related experience supporting the production of electro-mechanical assemblies at contract manufacturers or as a customer of contract manufactures.
Experience working with contract manufactures, service & repair suppliers, distribution centers, distributors/value added resellers
Experience in an npi environment with high mix/medium volume production.
Experience with agile pdm and statistical tools such as doe, spc, and analysis software (minitab).
Problem solving skills and use of pdca model and the 8-d process.
Experience with smt pcba manufacturing and inspection processes involving ipc 600 and 610 standards.
Experience with electronic assembly and ipc 630 standard.
Solid understanding of quality standards including iso-9001.
Strong analytical skills to leverage data in the decision-making processes
Established track record of cross functional problem solving.
Strong project management skills leading global projects and proven ability to drive cross functional collaboration
Experience developing performance metrics
Effective communication skills both internally and externally with ability to frequently present to management
Proven track record of successful supplier negotiations and management
Strong customer service background
Proficient in powerpoint, excel, project
Experience working agile pdm
Willingness to travel (position may require up to 10% travel)
Education & experience
Required: bachelor’s degree in engineering or related technical discipline
Typically requires a minimum of 8 years of related experience.
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