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Program Quality Manager Location:Louisville, KY

2018-01-25 11:08:14
Job Type: Full Time only

Job description:

The ChallengeHands-on Supplier Quality Engineer supporting the design and development of the assigned program.
The PQM, Program Quality Manager, will lead the programs in identifying suppliers, qualifications of parts, and developing an on-going Supplier Quality system.
What you will DoIntegral member of NPI Program teams, taking supplier quality ownership of program from concept to launch.
This individual will represent the larger supplier quality commodity business teams and, with the use of Lean principles, support on-time and on-budget implementation of the program.
Communicate program details between the program team and the larger supplier quality organization.Leverage Strategic Suppliers expertise early in NPI process to streamline program cost, quality, and time metrics.Manage quality engineering activities with key supply base interactions and drive early supplier engagement on critical value streams for the program.Manage PRR and early component reviews with technology, the commodity business team and the potential suppliers leading to a released drawing that is a good match between technology requirements and the supplier's process capabilities.
Develop and help execute the program supplier quality strategies required for execution of the program including developing new suppliers and managing significant changes to our current supply base.
Develop and manage schedules supporting program milestones and requirements for supplier tooling, equipment, and gauging.
Track supplier process development through first piece inspection for each component of the program, identify high risk tools or process, and develop cross functional abatement plans to address these risks.
Track and address any supplier quality issues through the launch of the program and into production.
Validate that all program deviations have been closed or have appropriate action plans with CBT ownership.
Lead resolution of all issues impacting quality and schedule (program timelines).
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