Jet Avion, a subsidiary of HEICO (NYSE: HEI), is currently recruiting for the position of Supplier Quality Engineer. The Supplier Quality Engineer will be responsible for defining and implementing the company's Supplier Quality Assurance Plan. This role will interface extensively with internal stakeholders to ensure seamless coordination and hand off for all quality related activities between the business unit and the supply base. It will entail managing the quality performance of third party suppliers together with continuous improvement, risk mitigation and management of processes and procedures to ensure optimal performance in compliance with HEICO quality standards.
The successful candidate will have a proven record of quality assurance achievement and in the application of quality engineering best practice. The ability to work in a team environment and under tight deadlines is essential. Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and influencing skills are required.
Responsibilities - Supplier Quality Engineer:
Analyze and understand product quality requirements
Analyze and verify supplier manufacturing and quality capabilities
Manage supplier quality performance to ensure compliance to specifications.
Perform extensive data analysis to anticipate trends and deviations and thereby facilitate proactive intervention to maintain project milestones and compliance to specifications
Identify, mentor and develop suppliers as necessary to continually improve performance, mitigate risk and increase flexibility & responsiveness
Perform supplier audits, supplier training sources inspections, root cause analysis and implement corrective action plans
Participate in both Design and Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis to ensure that product and process risk are identified and mitigated to allow efficient and effective manufacturing & supply
Drive effective and timely communication between upstream and downstream stakeholders to ensure optimal supplier quality performance, agility and flexibility
Proactively seek out and champion opportunities for improvement and innovation within the quality field and in the relationships between the business unit and the supply base
Education - Supplier Quality Engineer:
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related technical discipline from an accredited college or university preferred
ASQ, CQE/CQA certification a plus
Experience - Supplier Quality Engineer:
At least 5 years of quality engineering experience in regulated industry; aerospace preferred
Skills - Supplier Quality Engineer:
Fluent in English, effective communicator and competent presenter
Knowledge of FAA regulations and industry quality standards a plus
Proven experience in quantitative data analysis, measurement systems, reporting methodologies and MRB processes and on-site supplier audits
Knowledge and experience of manufacturing and inspection processes and methods as well as the ability to read and interpret engineering drawings per ASME Y14.5 standard and technical specifications
Advanced problem solving, including analyzing, investigating and following up
Self-motivated and proactive with proven ability to self-manage and strict attention to detail
Ability to set clear goals, manage issues and escalate when necessary to achieve results
Intermediate proficiency with all MS Office applications and Intermediate/Advanced proficiency with MS Excel
Ability travel up to 50%
Must be a "U.S. person" as defined by the ITAR (22 CFR §120.15)
Internal Number: 18-338
For over 60 years HEICO has thrived by serving niche segments of the aerospace, defense, and electronics industries by providing innovative and cost-saving products and services. HEICO's high-energy culture focuses our Team Members on providing high quality products and services to our customer base, which is made up of most of the world's airlines. Our "work hard, play hard" approach creates a dynamic environment that continually challenges our Team Members to perform their best.
Forbes Magazine has recently ranked HEICO as one of the 200 "Best Small Companies" and 200 "Hot Shot Stocks". HEICO was also selected by the airlines of Latin America and the Caribbean to receive the 2016-2017 Top Supplier Recognition, and ranked Number 1 out of over 200 suppliers evaluated.