Supplier Quality Engineer 2

Requisition ID:  119048
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Portland (3500)

Milwaukie, OR, United States, 97222

We are a global leader in the research, design, integration, manufacture, certification, and lifetime service of flight control, hydraulic, fuel and inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, lubrication, and pneumatic systems and components for aerospace and other high-technology markets. We support the world’s aircraft and aero engine manufacturers, providing a century of experience and innovation for commercial and military aircraft. 

Joining our team means you’re helping to deliver our purpose of ‘Enabling Engineering Breakthroughs that Lead to a Better Tomorrow’. A career at Parker Meggitt offers boundless potential for professional and personal growth. You will work alongside the brightest minds in the world, help develop innovative technology and products and contribute to our company’s goal of solving the world’s greatest engineering challenges.

We have succeeded in employing the top talent in the industry by focusing our hiring efforts on the individual, not the job description. If you are an inquisitive thinker with great ideas and a desire to succeed, we will find the perfect spot for you on our team.


Job Designation

The Supplier Quality Engineer 2 provides a range of expertise to ensure that incoming materials are free of flaws and function as specified. Investigate, analyze and resolve supplier quality problems by conducting audits, analyzing defect trends and leading continuous improvement projects.

Job Core Responsibilities

•    Work with Purchasing to ensure supplier performance is regularly reported and that appropriate and timely corrective actions are implemented
•    In cooperation with Corporate Quality functions, maintain and update critical supplier audit system and schedule
•    Conduct supplier audits to drive process standardization, waste elimination, and continuous improvement
•    Monitor, communicate and improve key supply chain KPIs
•    Establish specific short / long-term supplier quality goals
•    Champion problem solving and root cause analysis activities with suppliers and customers to eliminate recurrence of non‐conformances
•    Issue and ensure timely processing of supplier corrective action requests (SCARs)
•    Work to resolve supplier technical issues in a timely manner to ensure continuity of supply
•    Develop long‐term supplier relationships and generate and implement cost reduction ideas
•    Aid Manufacturing in the evaluation and qualification of new supplier materials following a defined new product development process
•    Strategically lead supplier performance improvement projects in an effort to increase the supplier capability of consistently meeting Parker Meggitt requirements. Projects may include: process analysis, value stream mapping, process capability and throughput analysis, Six Sigma, 5S and Kaizen events
•    Drive “Zero Defect” mentality within the supply base
•    Other responsibilities as assigned
•    Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance
•    Regular, consistent and punctual attendance is required. May need to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and additional hours as necessary

Job Specifications

Education: Bachelor degree in Engineering or related technical field
Certifications: ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE), Six Sigma, or similar certifications are highly desirable
Years’ Experience: 3-5 years of relevant experience 
•    Knowledge of complex Quality Engineering processes and regulatory requirements
•    Excellent ability to apply a systematic and analytical approach to problem solving
•    Advanced knowledge and ability to apply core concepts of  engineering
•    Ability to interpret internal/external business challenges and make recommendations for improvements to products, processes or services
•    Ability to explain a range of complex technical information     
•    Demonstrated analytical skills to proactively identify and solve problems
•    Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to drive tasks to completion

Parker Meggitt is committed to developing an inclusive and diverse working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and beliefs define who we are as a business. We strongly believe that building a culture of respect and appreciation, will give everyone the opportunity to recognize their full potential.

Parker Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, or sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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