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Senior Supplier Quality Engineer

Company: Generac Power Systems
Location: Waukesha
Posted on: May 6, 2020

Job Description:


Company: Generac Power Systems

Name: Senior Supplier Quality Engineer

Req #: 54408

Location: Waukesha CORP

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: 1st Shift

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SERIOUS POWER, COMPELLING CAREERS!
It's a challenge, and an invitation. Most importantly, it's an opportunity to join an industry leader. There's never been a better time to work at Generac. We're shaping the market and investing in new companies and new technologies. Our rapid growth equals rapid career advancement opportunities for those who want to be challenged and enjoy a fast-paced, high-performance culture.

Overview: In the role of Senior Supplier Quality Engineer working in Waukesha you will be part of the Corporate Quality team.
The Senior Supplier Quality Engineer will be responsible for managing both the advanced and current supplier quality functions. This person will work to ensure the launch readiness of suppliers and components as defined in the Generac Quality Management System (GQMS). The SQE will lead the supplier quality activities between our production facilities, Engineering and Global Sourcing teams. This position works with suppliers to improve quality systems and performance as well as manage warranty / recovery efforts. This person will execute problem resolution to determine root cause with the use of corrective action and 8D problem solving methods. Travel will be required between local facilities and global suppliers.This position reports to the Director of Supplier Quality and works closely with product management, engineering, and suppliers.
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Responsibilities:


  • Lead supplier development projects
  • Support the facility Quality Managers with follow up to supplier corrective actions
  • Support New Product Introduction and Global Sourcing with PPAP projects
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities
  • Provide Guidance and understanding of Generac supplier expectations and objectives
  • Manage quality issues associated with purchased parts including initial supplier contact, containment and permanent corrective action
  • Conduct audits, evaluate performance, develop action plans and provide recommendations for the purpose of improving performance at suppliers
  • Manage platform timelines and critical milestones for Quality Improvement Plans
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    Minimum Qualifications:


    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering (electrical strongly preferred)
    • 3+ years of experience working in Quality Assurance in a plant or supplier quality role;
    • Ability to travel domestically and globally up to 35%.

      Other Qualifications:


      • Experience working with international companies and in matrix organizations
      • Certified Quality Engineer
      • Certified Six Sigma Green Belt
      • Certified Quality Auditor
      • Previous Experience using SAP or equivalent ERP
      • Demonstrated knowledge of the application and interpretation of manufacturing/quality metrics
      • Demonstrated knowledge in the implementation of lean principals and improvements
      • Demonstrated ability to collaboratively work with teams to drive improvements
      • Demonstrated ability to manage shifting deadlines and priorities in a fast paced environment
      • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing
      • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and SAP business systems
      • Good presentation skills at all levels
      • Use of advanced problem solving skills to resolve difficult issues
      • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and problem solve in a fast-paced environment

        Great Reasons to work for Generac:


        • Competitive Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401k and many more
        • State-of-the-art facility with an onsite gym, walking trails, caf--, free parking and many employee activities
        • Scheduled events throughout the year that allow our employees, both current and retirees, to gather together and enjoy their time with their families and co-workers
        • Enjoy summer hours (Memorial Day - Labor Day)
        • Pride! When a storm strikes, Generac employees always rise to the occasion. Each time a storm hits many employees volunteer their time with the customer support team or on the production line while others go right into storm-affected areas to repair generators
        • We believe in having fun. From minor celebrations to major events, our employees balance their work by building a strong culture of teamwork and collaboration through a variety of occasions, including our Fun Days. Each Friday we relax in our jeans!
        • Product loan and discount programs

          Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; and use hands to manipulate objects or controls. The employee is regularly required to stand and walk. On occasion the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend or reach above the shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Specific conditions of this job are typical of frequent and continuous computer-based work requiring periods of sitting, close vision and ability to adjust focus. Travel up to 35% and valid Driver's License required.
          "We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law."




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