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Cummins Inc. Senior Supplier Quality Improvement Engineer - Electrical Systems in Columbus, Indiana

Senior Supplier Quality Improvement Engineer - Electrical Systems

Description

Our culture is one that believes in Powering Your Potential . We provide global opportunities to develop your career, make your community a better place and work with today’s most innovative thinkers to solve the world’s toughest problems. We believe in flexibility for you to explore your passions and make an impact through meaningful work within our diverse workforce.

Our Corporate Business Unit delivers reliable, durable, high performing products to our global partners. Working in an innovative space, you’ll develop high tech solutions that will fuel your advanced career skill set and empower you to own your career. Our integrated businesses demand the talents and creativity of individuals with a wide range of skills and experience.

This is an exciting opportunity in Columbus, Indiana for a Senior Supplier Quality Improvement Engineer - Electrical Systems

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

  • Selects, develops, manages, and ensures defect-free performance of the business' supplier base with the objective of overall quality improvement.

  • Leads processes to drive improvements. Resolves supplier quality issues.

  • Participates in supplier evaluation, selection, and strategic sourcing process development.

  • Responsible for the supplier corrective action process including containment, root cause analysis, and corrective action.

  • Ensures suppliers use quality tools effectively.

  • Works with supplier to ensure all product requirements are met.

  • Oversees the supplier quality resources for new product introduction and current products to reduce supplier related issues, improve process capabilities, and ensure timely project launches.

  • Responsible for determining if all requirements are met by the supplier for new or changed products.

  • Measures supplier quality performance according to established procedures; drives appropriate improvements to meet established targets.

  • Facilitates continuous improvement activities to reduce defects.

Qualifications

Skills

Action oriented - Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.

Decision quality - Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.

Persuades - Using compelling arguments to gain the support and commitment of others.

Statistical Foundations - Applies foundational statistical concepts required to run appropriate statistical tests and ensure the quality of data and correctness of the conclusions by using standard practices, choosing the right sample size, confidence level, level of significance, type of test; applies knowledge of statistics in cleansing or modeling such as outlier detection, survival analysis, time series, rank statistics, imputation, probability distribution fitting among many techniques.

Problem Solving - Solves problems using a systematic analysis process by leveraging industry standard methodologies to create problem traceability and protect the customer; determines the assignable cause; implements robust, data-based solutions; identifies the systemic root causes and recommended actions to prevent problem reoccurrence.

Advanced Product Quality Planning - Leads the technical quality planning and ensures customer satisfaction through structured and measurable processes as defined by industry standard.

Dimensional Metrology - Applies dimensional measurement science in the development and application of measurement/inspection processes that deliver capable measurement results, supporting design validation and conformity assessment meeting regulatory, customer and product requirements.

Quality System Management - Guides in the practice and application of quality system standards required by international certification bodies, industry specific regulatory authorities and customer’s contractually specified requirements

Supplier Quality Management - Leads all aspects of supplier quality management; helps develop strategy and collaborative supplier partnerships; identifies supplier innovation capabilities; contributes to supplier audit and certification process; tracks supplier performance metrics and acts to quickly resolve issues to improve supplier quality performance.

Project Issue and Risk Management - Manages the process to identify, assess and prioritize issues and risks using recommended tools and processes to minimize, monitor, and control the probability and/or impact of negative events or to maximize the realization of positive events.

Experience

  • Minimum five to seven years of experience in a Supplier Quality Engineer or Quality Engineer role.

  • Previous experience in manufacturing of complex electrical systems, preferably for automotive industry.

  • Solid expertise in in circuit design, reliability, electrical/electronic devices (Smart EGR valves, Alternators, Pneumatic and Smart Actuators, ECMs, FCVs, fluid injection dosers etc.).

  • Previous work experience with Printed Circuit Board (PCB) process and supply chain.

  • Automotive manufacturing and OEM experience.

Required Education, Licenses or Certifications

Bachelor of Science (or equivalent degree) in Electrical Engineering or related discipline required.Certified Quality Engineer, ASQ preferred

Compensation and Benefits

Base salary rate commensurate with experience. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

Cummins and E-verify

At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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Job QUALITY

Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, 525 Irwin Office Building IOB

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Aug 11, 2020, 3:56:48 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 200001DW

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