Responsible for developing and implementing high quality standards for cutting edge productdesigns in a cosmetically demanding, high volume environment.
May direct the activities of other engineers and technicians on specific tasks. Periodic travelrequired.
BSME / IE required (MS a plus) with 5+ years of experience in a SQE role supporting high
Experience developing quality plans, leading supplier quality audits, and driving corrective
actions and failure analysis efforts required.
Must have working knowledge of quality and reliability concepts, supplier management, and
general manufacturing operations and GDT
Project management experience and a solid understanding of DFx and DOE principles
Apply solid understanding of quality control and manufacturing concepts to provide assistance to develop specificProduct Quality Plan (PQP) appropriate to program and commodity.
Coordinate all Quality Engineering functions for a program, serving as project manager tolead efforts at supplier locations.
Actively participate in the program planning and monitoring process assuming responsibilityfor key deliverables at all milestones.
Provide technical direction and guidance to other Quality Engineers supporting theimplementation of the PQP.
Interface with different internal and external groups to ensure proper definition of qualityexpectations and appropriate assurance techniques are used for the product.
Assist to assess measurability and creatively address concerns directly with stakeholders. Identify anddirect studies to implement improvements in measuring method where appropriate.
Assist to establish audit procedures appropriate to program and supplier to ensure adherence toApple quality standards.
Implement FAI and Cp / Cpk reviews of mechanical parts. Supplier Quality Management
Assists supplier selection process for new products and second sourcing activities supportingqualification / disqualification decisions.
Assess supplier production control and quality programs, identify shortfalls to expectation,and directly secure agreement to correct.
Review PQP with supplier and other Apple functional groups to optimize supplier qualityprograms.
Assists to evaluate supplier readiness and adherence to PQP at all development and qualificationstages.
Monitor each supplier & apposes performance through measurement of production linestatistics, company inspections, and audits.
Prepare summary of performance andcommunicate to appropriate management to ensure effective corrective action plans can bepromptly executed.