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Supplier Quality Assurance Supervisor

Company: StarPlus Energy
Location: Kokomo
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

At StarPlus Energy, a joint venture between Samsung/Stellantis, join us in establishing the first plant of its kind in Indiana. As a member of our team, you will play an important role in our company's positive culture by helping us build and maintain an effective organization as the automotive industry moves toward an electric future. The Supervisor of Supplier Quality Assurance (SQA) is part of the Supplier Quality Management (SQM) group and is responsible for managing SQA engineers and supplier quality in support of the SQA Manager. The SQA Supervisor must comply with supplier quality standards to meet all product and process requirements and manage and report supplier performance. Their responsibilities include quality checks, approving the production part approval process for new suppliers, and conducting ongoing process audits for all suppliers. The SQA Supervisor is also responsible for detecting, containing, root cause analysis, and resolving all supplier-related issues. The leader will manage continuous performance improvement and optimization of all suppliers of components and services, providing coaching and mentoring on the utilization of world-class problem-solving methodologies. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to the following. Roles and ResponsibilitiesConduct business training for SQA EngineersEstablish Key Process Indicators (KPI) for SQA activities and conduct on-going process monitoring for all KPIs.Lead QPA (Quality Process Audit) and Production Part Approval Process of new suppliers.Lead improvement of supplier's performanceDocument internal audits and other quality assurance activitiesInvestigate customer complaints and non-conformance issues.Review all supplier product specifications, inspection standards, and lesson learned activities.Prepare updates of Supplier Quality performance and activitiesProvide management updates regularly.Work closely with key stakeholders to provide delivery according to schedule.Manage multiple priorities and deliver internal and external results on time.Work closely with internal and external stakeholders to clarify business and technical requirements for Supplier Quality performance.Must be able to travel -30% (includes International)Areas of Leadership and Technical abilitiesAction / Results oriented: Problem solving, attitude, deliver projects on time with high quality.Strong presentation skills to clearly articulate business problems, analytical approaches, potential solutions & recommendationsAbility to draw conclusions and make recommendations per team goals.Ability to anticipate "what if" scenarios.High level of written and verbal communicationSelf-motivated: energetic, enjoys working at quick paceMinimum Job RequirementsHigh School Diploma or GED EquivalentMinimum of 5 years of industrial automation and controls experience with strong foundation in supplier quality management.Excellent organizational, written, and oral communication skillsExcellent interpersonal skills and ability to interface with various level of employees within all areas of the organization including hourly employees to Senior LeadershipAbility to build effective cross functional relationships internally and externally.Demonstrated technical problem-solving ability.Goal oriented self-starter with ability to lead teams.Ability to coach / mentor / develop SQA Engineers and IQC InspectorsMust have a good working knowledge of Microsoft OfficeAbility to work overtime as required. Preferred Job RequirementsBachelor of Science or Master's degree in Chemical, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited university or equivalent. (Bachelor's degree in Aerospace/Aeronautical, Materials, Metallurgical, or Mechatronics may also be considered with extensive quality experience)Bilingual English / KoreanMaster's degree in Chemical, Mechanical or Electrical EngineeringExperience in continuous improvement systems and lean manufacturingShainin Red X / Six Sigma CertificationExperience with the AIAG Advanced Quality Planning and Control Plans, FMEA, Production Part Approval Process, MSA, and SPC (Statistical Process Control)Experience with quality certification and system such as ISO9001/IATF16949 is required.Familiar with World Class Manufacturing pillar methodology and implementationExtensive knowledge in Data Analytics utilizing MS Excel, MS Access, or other database applications.Good working knowledge of Google Suite software programsASQ Certification in Quality and ReliabilityPDN-993757ad-5653-4f54-99a6-5cb655dd6c34

Keywords: StarPlus Energy, Kokomo , Supplier Quality Assurance Supervisor, Other , Kokomo, Indiana

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