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Supplier Development Engineer

Title: Supplier Development EngineerJob ID: RS35646128Location: WinnipegWe are looking for a Supplier Development Engineer to represent a large Group of companies, with considerable buying power and negotiating leverage to encourage supplier’s processes and quality to improve. The role oversees major supplier quality issues and assists operations in problem resolution required. We are seeking a proven Process Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer or Quality Engineer. Someone experienced working closely with suppliers to improve in many areas. This person would need to come from a manufacturing environment. As Supplier Development Engineer (SDE), you will be responsible for improving Supplier Performance to a new standard; this includes, New Product Launches, Supplier Resourcing, Supplier Audits, Supplier Continuous Improvement activities and current production. You will support Operations, Quality, Engineering, Strategic Sourcing/Commodity Management, and Advanced Purchasing in initiatives to take Supplier Quality to a new level. You will support the entire Group of companies Supply Management initiatives. Focus would be in particular commodities; and work towards lowering reject/defect count, make recommendations for improvement, establish weekly communication structure, discuss required new equipment, etc.The role involves 50% to 75% travel; a regular and clear communication with a healthy list of suppliers; a responsibility to develop an effective relationship, highlighted around making mutually beneficial improvements; and ability to communicate effectively with Small to Large companies, work with those on the Shop floor, all the way up to Sr VPs, C level and Owners.Responsibilities:Ensure suppliers meet the highest quality standards that result in a competitive advantage to the entire Group of companies.Own Supplier Quality Focus and Supplier Risk Management processes through Top Supplier Focus Meetings focused on fixing and/or eliminating Suppliers causing Operations the greatest problems. Interface with Operations, Quality, Production Control, Commodity Managers, Advanced Purchasing Managers, Project Managers, and Engineering for the development and release of Best-in-Class Suppliers that support Commodity Strategies.Play key role in helping to reward best performing Suppliers and eliminate worst performing Suppliers through active participation in Sourcing Board processes.Help maximize Design for Manufacturability by leveraging Supplier knowledge and capabilities through Supplier involvement in product design.Other duties as requiredQualifications:Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field5 to 10 years' experience in Supplier Development or related discipline in the Large Equipment, Heavy Construction, Automation, Automotive or Commercial Industry requiredStrong manufacturing, process, quality systems and root cause analysis experience requiredDemonstrated experience in problem solving (8-D Methodology)Demonstrated experience in Supplier Audits and SelectionKnowledgeable and hands on experience in application of Lean and Six Sigma (or alternative advanced problem solving methods) including: Value Stream Mapping, Cpk/Ppk, GR&R, SPC, Control Plans Sampling Plans, Kaizen, 5S, Statistical Analysis, SMED, 5 Why's, Root Cause Analysis, Error Proofing, Cause and Effect Diagrams, Pareto Analysis, etc.Demonstrated leadership in Supplier Risk managementKnowledge and application of AIAG quality tools (PPAP, FMEA, SPC, MSA, etc.)Solid interpersonal communication skills needed to communicate to all levels within Group of companies and with leaders at Supplier organizationsProficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPointNice to have:Certification in Quality Management – ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE), Certified Quality Auditor (CQA), Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE)Six Sigma Green/Black BeltFor more information about TEEMA and to consider other career opportunities, please visit our website at

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Experience (years): Unspecified
Job Location: Winnipeg, MB Canada
Job Location Zip/Postal Code R3V 1A1
Posting Company Type Employer
Post Date: 01/29/2020 / Viewed 3 times
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Company: TEEMA

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