Supplier Development Engineer III

Benchmark Electronics Moorpark , CA 93020

Posted 2 months ago

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Supplier Development Engineer III

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Job Summary

Benchmark products and designs have been seen at the Olympics, the Super Bowl, and in Hollywood. America's women and men in uniform count on our technical skills to help ensure our country remains safe and our work is part of many of the commercial aircraft seen crisscrossing the skies. Products we engineer live inside some of the world's fastest computers and are saving lives every day in hospitals and surgical suites around the globe. Benchmark is a world-leading, top-10 EMS provider of integrated electronic manufacturing services with total revenues exceeding $2.5B and with employees in 7 countries on 3 continents offering everything from product development to regional PCB build including system level assembly in the United States, Mexico, South America, Europe and Asia. We provide service to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of computers and related products for business enterprises, medical devices, industrial control equipment (which includes equipment for the aerospace and defense industry), testing and instrumentation products, and telecommunication equipment, including Benchmark offers customers comprehensive and integrated design and manufacturing services from initial product design to volume production including direct order fulfillment and post-deployment services. Our precision technology manufacturing capabilities complement our proven electronic manufacturing expertise by providing further vertical integration of critical mechanical components. These capabilities include precision machining, advanced metal joining, assembly and functional testing for multiple industries including medical, instrumentation, aerospace and semiconductor capital equipment. Benchmark can provide specialized engineering services, including product design, printed circuit board layout, prototyping, automation and test development. We believe that we have developed strengths in the manufacturing process for large, complex, high-density printed circuit boards as well as the ability to manufacture high and low volume products in regions such as China, Malaysia, Mexico, Romania and Thailand. Our Moorpark, CA location is looking for a Supplier Quality Engineer. The Supplier Quality Engineer performs, monitors and evaluates Quality Control functions at suppliers and Benchmark facilities in order to assure components and materials meet or exceed requirements. May also perform Quality function at customer's site. Involved with supplier selection and development activities related to New Product Introduction (NPI), Prototype and Production business.

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Qualifications / Education / Experience

  • Perform Quality Control functions at supplier's facilities, such as source inspection and test of supplier's products as specified by Subcontract, Purchase Order and/or associated documentation (specifications, drawings, qualifications and special and acceptance procedures)

  • Develop and control test and inspection instructions to be utilized by Supplier Q.A. functions (Incoming Inspection and Supplier) to assure compliance with Benchmark and Contract Quality requirements

  • Provide technical assistance to Incoming Inspection, suppliers and other Benchmark functions so that they may prevent fabrication, test and inspection problems; May also provide technical assistance at customer sites

  • Provide technical assistance in the preparation of workmanship standards, instructions and inspection criteria for suppliers and Benchmark; Initiate product design changes through proper channels to improve part quality or enhance ease of manufacturing, test and inspection

  • Perform quality audits of supplier's and Benchmark's processes and procedures to determine the effectiveness of the Quality Program

  • Report results, indicating conclusions and suggested actions for suppliers and Benchmark, and prepare and initiate Corrective Action Requests (CARs) to suppliers and Benchmark when non-compliances to quality requirements exist; Follow-up to satisfactorily close out all CARs issued

  • Perform failure analyses with suppliers on relevant failures on returned products; Analyze reported defects and failures; Investigate discrepancies and initiate corrective actions when necessary to preclude future rejects

  • Familiarize suppliers in the use of Benchmark's documented process system to capture and record actions and results

  • Oversee sample, special and qualification tests; Assist other Supplier Quality Engineers during failure analysis with the supplier on product returns, final acceptance and environmental failures

  • Prepare reports on procured product quality and corrective actions taken and reply to Customer/Government inquiries regarding supplier Quality Assurance

  • Prepare summaries of research and maintain files on vendors to provide immediate current and historical information of procured product reliability

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