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Supplier Quality Manager - Engine

  • GE Transportation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/9/2018 11:50:46 AM
  • 3054573
  • Job Function: Sourcing
  • Business Segment: Transportation Headquarters
Location(s): United States; Pennsylvania; Grove City


About Us:
At GE Transportation, we move the world. We
are a global digital industrial leader and supplier to the rail, mining, marine, stationary power and drilling
industries. Our solutions help customers deliver goods and services with greater speed and greater savings using
our advanced manufacturing techniques, industry expertise and connected machines. Established more than a
century ago, GE Transportation is a division of GE that began as a pioneer in passenger and freight locomotives.
That innovative spirit still drives GE Transportation today. It's the engine of change that puts us at the forefront of
transportation technology, software, and analytics. And it's why we continue to find-and realize-the potential that
keeps our connected world moving forward. The GE Transportation Global Headquarters is located in Chicago,
Illinois. There are over 65 service sites worldwide.
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.

Role Summary:
The Supplier Quality Manager will demonstrate accountability for functional, business, and broad company objectives. In this role, you will integrate and develop processes that meet business needs across the organization, be involved in long-term planning, contribute to the overall strategy, and manage complex issues within functional area of expertise that have a direct impact on short and long term goals of the organization.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Position specific to our Engine product and will require expertise in that area
  • Understand strategies for each sourcing commodity and promoting proactive initiatives while ensuring quality
  • Be responsible for driving quality for assigned suppliers, improving quality performance via Quality Plan implementation
  • Understand the processes for Identifying and Qualifying new suppliers (Supplier Selection)
  • Drive supplier selection through robust qualification processes
  • Accelerate improvements in supplier quality and deliver value
  • Develop positive relationships and work in concert with Sourcing Leaders to manage and implement supplier / engineering changes, New Product Introductions, and transfers (Part / Process Approval - NCI)
  • Interface with Suppliers and Supply chain to drive Quality improvements
  • Deliver results as measured by key metrics, such as supplier yield, field cost, field defect rate, supplier quality plan engagement / effectiveness, and corrective & preventative action closure
  • Closely monitor supplier performance to plan and work with the suppliers to manage any required recovery plans, corrective actions and SAP
  • Drive improvements utilizing Supplier Scorecards, PPM and own Supplier audit, ensuring supplier compliance, and driving improvement plans
  • Understand and drive Six Sigma quality internally and with suppliers
  • Plan, organize, implement and direct the application of assigned human and material resources to assure delivery of products and/or services meets established requirements and fulfills customer needs and expectations
  • Provide value engineering and/or quality control support to Materials, Engineering, Marketing and suppliers for the manufacturing and purchase of high technology hardware
  • Be responsible for the overall quality of the product, process, and outgoing quality for all material manufactured
  • Manage and implement the quality system, incorporating all specifications and customer requirements
  • Provide technical support and guidance to assure product quality and conformance
  • Establish goals, work plans, and budgets such that lowest cost and highest quality results are achieved
  • Assure that unit activities comply with all applicable government regulations and contract requirements
  • Develop and maintain a communication plan to provide employees with adequate information concerning business goals and objectives


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university (or High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 additional years of experience in Quality environment)
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a Quality improvement role


Desired Characteristics:
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects.
  • Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs.
  • Established project management skills.


Locations: United States; Pennsylvania; Grove City

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.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.


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