Senior Supplier Quality Engineer

Location: Franklin PA Posted Date: May 4, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 14691 Careermine Job Id: 1770654
Description:

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, industrial and forestry industries that maximizes value for customers through innovative solutions. With a full line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels and a global service network, we help customers safely and sustainably optimize their operations. Our Komatsu, P&H, Joy, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC and Gigaphoton equipment and services are used to extract fundamental minerals and develop modern infrastructure.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct on-site support and reviews regarding quality compliance as well as any technical support required. Re-assurance that manufacture scheduling and component delivery dates are being followed to meet Komatsu Mining Corporation expectations.
  • Prepare and distribute "QPs" for manufacturing projects.
  • Implement and support any welding (certifications) required.
  • Support (onsite reviews) and QA requirements to outsource manufacturers.
  • Provide a written report (and distribution) regarding project (s) performance. Audit manufacturers. Advise subcontracting as to manufacturers on-site capabilities, i.e. fabrication, machining, assembly, handling, QA etc.
  • Plan and direct activities concerned with development, application, and maintenance of quality standards for processes, materials and products related to subcontract and purchased materials and services.
  • Audit to qualify and assess new vendors. Audit to monitor and provide feedback to existing vendors.
  • Plan and direct activities concerned with development, application, and maintenance of quality standards for processes, materials and products related to subcontract and purchased materials and services.
  • Management of large component projects that have been outsourced.
  • Develop supplier quality planning information and communicate the requirements to suppliers.


Predominant Tasks

  • On-site technical support and auditing of complete manufacturing of outsourced "large weldment" components.
  • Regulate and maintain Komatsu Mining Corporation quality standards (subcontracting vendors/manufacturers). Keep all vendor/manufacturing supplier files up to date.
  • Prepare and distribute "QPs" for manufacturing projects and suppliers as needed.
  • Audit (non-committed) manufacturing sites. Advise subcontracting as to said manufacturers on-site capabilities, i.e. Primary; fabrication, welding & assembly. Secondary; machining.
  • Review individual supplier quality issues and on-site follow-up when required.
  • Approve supplier Deviation Requests.
  • Issue and work with subcontractors to resolve rejectable product deliverables utilizing the supplier corrective system.
  • Prepare and implement weld / repair procedures. Incorporate these procedures into the SharePoint Welding Library.
  • Support the quality department through internal audits of the quality system.
  • Facilitate and coordinate the tracking and resolution of commissioning issues and reliability review items for subcontract department.
  • Audit outsourced manufacturers (new and existing) for reliability, quality, tooling, calibration, manufacturing process compliance and capabilities as it relates to welding, fabrication and assembly as needed.
  • Issue and work with subcontractors to resolve rejectable product deliverables utilizing the supplier corrective system.
  • Work with engineering and the vendor's personnel to clarify quality or technical requirements.
  • Work with Supply Chain in issuing robust First Article Requirements and Technical Reviews.


Education / Qualification

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a minimum of 7+ years equivalent training and technical experience.
  • Mechanical Engineering qualification, Required.
  • Certified Weld Inspector (CWI) Preferred.
  • Expereince in reading and interrupting blueprints in relation to welding/fabrication and mechanical drawings.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in the metalworking industries; heat treat, machining, welding, and electrical and mechanical assembly processes.
  • Understanding of quality systems.
  • Familiar with Mining products.


We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.