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Supplier Quality Engineer

Private Limited
Pune, India

Flex is the diversified manufacturing partner of choice that helps market-leading brands design, build and deliver innovative products that improve the world. 

We believe in the power of diversity and inclusion and cultivate a workplace culture of belonging that views uniqueness as a competitive edge and builds a community that enables our people to push the limits of innovation to make great products that create value and improve people's lives. 

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Job Summary

To support our extraordinary teams who build great products and contribute to our growth, we’re looking to add a Supplier Quality Engineer   in Pune.

What a typical day looks like:

  • Carry out supplier validation audits, with supplier support and supplier advanced product quality planning (APQP).
  • Work with Engineering (Design and Manufacturing Engineers) team to define process parameters and criteria to ensure supplier process capability is effective to meet product and process requirements
  • Review supplier manufacturing processes, collaborate with suppliers on process improvement and value enhancement opportunities
  • Promote the use of customer preferred techniques for continuous improvement such as Lean, Six-Sigma, Poka-Yoke (Error Proofing), Measurement System Analysis, and Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (PFMEA)
  • Facilitate the escalation of unresolved supplier quality issues within assigned projects and suppliers
  • Report on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to adhere to process and prevent occurrence of any non-conformity relating to product, process, or system
  • Preparation & Validation of First Article Inspection
  • Manage and coordinate supplier Material/Non-Material cost recovery for Supplier Quality issues
  • Support in Internal /External Audit readiness
  • Contribute to continuous improvement activities
  • Conduct benchmarking studies to determine best practices/designs and future trends
  • Building big data collection and analytics capabilities to uncover customer, product, and operational insights
  • Analyzing data sources and proposing solutions to strategic planning problems on a one-time or periodic basis
  • Providing data-driven decision support
  • Leverages data analytics and statistical methods to optimize manufacturing processes, improve product quality, and enhance operational efficiency.

The experience we’re looking to add to our team:

  • Typically requires a bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience.
  • Typically requires 4 - 7 years of experience.
  • Electronic Assembly:  color code, component, schematics. May require various PCB operations. 
  • Testing: oscilloscope, cable and harness testing, trouble shooting, component testing, logic analyzer.
  • Inspection: bare board, systems, components, cable and harness, microscope, measuring tools.
  • Strong knowledge of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), Production Part Approval Process (PPAP), Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA), TS16949, ISO45001/OHSAS18001, ISO14001
  • Lean Manufacturing knowledge

Here are a few examples of what you will get for the great work you provide:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Health Insurance



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