Transforming the Future with the Convergence of Simulation and Data
Advance Supplier Quality Engineer
Our client in Auburn Hills, MI is looking for an Electrical Supplier Quality Engineer. This is a long-term contract position.
What You Will Do:
The Electrical Supplier Quality Engineer will be responsible for managing all aspects of the Advance and Current Supplier Quality functions.
The Engineer will provide launch support by providing on-site support at suppliers' facilities to ensure launch readiness as required leading up to and including program launch.
Provide on-site support at Client Assembly plants as required. Work cross-functionally with Engineering, Manufacturing, and Purchasing to ensure proper designs, suppliers, and manufacturing processes are selected. Drive change within both plant manufacturing and component suppliers to resolve component issues.
Ensure component suppliers' processes are robust and capable.
Lead problem solving activities within internal and external organizations. Manage key component quality milestones.
Develop and present program status updates and articulate open issues to senior leadership. Travel will be required to supplier and other Client locations in the U.S. and Canada (approximately 40%).
What You Will Need:
Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical, Mechanical (Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace/Aeronautical, Biomedical/Biomechanical/Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, or Mechatronics Engineering may be considered) from an ABET accredited program or equivalent program.
5 years or more of work experience in automotive engineering, manufacturing, or supplier operations.
Candidates must have some proven vehicle electronics hardware and or software background. Such as previous experience in automotive product design release, resident engineering, or component manufacturing processes. - Proficient interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in a cross functional team, with experienced abilities in directing and leading meetings
Ability to manage multiple supplier concerns simultaneously
Knowledgeable in APQP, PPAP, PFMEA, and structured problem solving techniques
Experienced in using Excel and Google Sheets.
Ability to travel within the USA, Canada, and Mexico region 20-40% and possible use of a company vehicle.
How You Will Be Successful:
Envision the Future
Communicate Honestly and Broadly
Seek Technology and Business "Firsts"
Embrace Diversity and Take Risks
What We Offer:
Comprehensive Benefit Package
401(k) with matching contributions
Paid Time Off
Free training on all Altair products
Why Work with Us:
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of data analytics, product development, and high-performance computing (HPC). Altair enables organizations in nearly every industry to compete more effectively in a connected world, while creating a more sustainable future. With more than 3,000 engineers, scientists and creative thinkers in 25 countries, we help solve our customer's toughest challenges and deliver unparalleled service, helping the innovators innovate, drive better decisions, and turn today's problems into tomorrow's opportunities.
Our vision is to transform customer decision making with data analytics, simulation, and high-performance computing.
For more than 30 years, we have been helping our customers integrate electronics and controls with mechanical design to expand product value, develop AI, simulation and data-driven digital twins to drive better decisions, and deliver advanced HPC and cloud solutions to support unlimited idea exploration. To learn more, please visit altair.com .
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