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Sourcing Specialist - Supplier Quality Engineering

  • Current & GE Lighting
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/13/2017 3:51:55 PM
  • 3016457
  • Job Function: Sourcing
  • Business Segment: Current & Lighting Current Powered by GE
Location(s): Mexico; Acuna


About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.



Role Summary:

  • Drive contractual Quality to raw components to ensure continuous supply chain to Lighting products.

  • Promote continues improvement to new or existing supplier processes by continually bettering quality of service and value-add to GE’s manufacturing.

  • Contribute to certification and launch of new manufacturing processes within the supply base, ensuring that all New Product Implementations meet contractual quality and delivery.


  • Essential Responsibilities:

  • Be GE Quality Representative for supplier activities directed toward process control and quality assurance of purchased lighting products.

  • Work with supplier to establish a structured approach for consistency and adherence to quality policy, procedures and requirements.

  • Lead supplier qualification and approval process, conduct Business Survey and follow up audit with Sourcing, Technology and EHS team.

  • Work closely with program team to drive on-time program delivery, establish robust supplier quality control plans and supplier process capability, solving quality control related issue during products qualification phase.

  • Monitor on-going production quality and product regulatory compliance (PRC), conduct supplier process audits, CCP audits, eyes always open, identify potential quality and compliance risk, work out solutions to eliminate it or report for help on time. Manage supplier change request and get approval by working with cross functional team members.

  • Solve quality issues feedback from customers, identify root cause and take containment, preventive and corrective actions.

  • Work closely with team to eliminate roadblocks and communication barriers that may affect quality and delivery requirements.

  • Drive continuous improvement of supplier's quality through the implementation of Lean Six Sigma methodology, SWAT and other quality activities.

  • Travel availability up to 50% of time.


  • Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an Electronics or at least 5 years of experience in Manufacturing/Process engineering or Supplier / Process Quality experience.

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in manufacturing, process engineering, quality assurance or regulatory assurance related to process as Plastic Injection, Metal Fabrication, PCBA’s assembly, Plastic/Aluminum Extrusion.

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet development and analysis.

  • Demonstrated Effective problem solving & root cause analytic, to lead and influence others to drive change (cross functionally and globally).

  • GD&T Skills.

  • Spanish/English >= 90% is a must.

  • Language fluency is a must.

  • Internal Auditor QS 9000 or equivalent Quality System. Ability to interface with all levels of leadership (internal and external).


  • Desired Characteristics:

  • Knowledge on LED Lighting Products, expertise to processes as Plastic Injection, Metal Fabrication, PCBA’s assembly, Plastic/Aluminum Extrusion.

  • Demonstrated collaboration, negotiation & conflict resolution skills.

  • Excellent oral communication & report-writing skills.

  • Practitioner to Lean Manufacturing Culture.

  • SAP knowledge.


  • Locations: Mexico; Acuna

    GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


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