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Supplier Quality Engineer

Company: Plasser American Corp
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Some see the railway as transportation, while at Plasser American we see it as transformation. The story of how steel tracks turned the American promise into American progress and forged a trusted pathway to the possibilities of the future. It's a story that continues today, an American legacy unfolding mile by mile. There is a lot riding on those tracks and we know that support, quality and know-how are all important aspects in staying on track.That's why the Plasser American tradition begins with a promise. A promise to do things right. An unapologetic commitment to quality that makes us the longtime trusted leader in cutting edge American made innovations for the North American railway. It's a promise to see things differently to turn ordinary steel into safer passages. To be a partner that you can count on to engineer solutions for the challenges of today and for the opportunities of tomorrow. From research and design, expert manufacturing and delivering unapparelled services, our customers trust us to keep them ahead of the curve.Progress is about more than getting from Point A to Point B. It's knowing you have a trusted foundation to move you forward toward new possibilities waiting around the corner. Join Plasser American to become part of our team forging ahead towards new opportunities in railway maintenance. The railway is a path to the future, choose this path and apply today.We are looking for a focused and meticulous supplier quality engineer to join our manufacturing and logistics team. The responsibilities of the supplier quality engineer include securing supplies and parts for the assembly line, reviewing engineering and manufacturing specifications, monitoring materials for any defects, and resolving quality issues.To be successful as a supplier quality engineer, you should have excellent analytical and technical skills with strong attention to detail. Ultimately, a top-notch supplier quality engineer should have excellent communication and problem-solving skills and an eye for supply quality control.Supplier Quality Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing our manufacturing specifications to identify materials needed for production.
  • Researching, sourcing, and assessing the best vendors to supply the necessary materials.
  • Visiting vendor facilities and observing the manufacturing environment to review and assess their procedures.
  • Performing regular quality control audits to ensure vendors continue to work in compliance with company and federal standards.
  • Reviewing incoming supplies and products from vendors to check for defects and ensure quality.
  • Conducting tests and assessments on products to identify quality issues.
  • Maintaining detailed reports on supplier quality, including defect rates and areas that result in flaws.
  • Providing technical advice and guidance to suppliers to reduce defect rates.
  • Serving as a liaison between our company's senior management and the vendors to identify quality issues and come up with solutions.Supplier Quality Engineer Requirements:
    • A bachelor's degree in engineering, science, or logistics.
    • Proven experience in manufacturing and in securing vendor contracts.
    • Excellent statistical analysis and quality assurance skills.
    • In-depth knowledge of the technical aspects of manufacturing and engineering.
    • Good working knowledge of quality control standards and government compliance.
    • Experience with manufacturing and production processes and engineering principles.
    • Ability to provide guidance to improve process efficiency.
    • Excellent communication and liaison skills.About Plasser American: As part of the Plasser family brand, which is the largest Maintenance of Way equipment provider in the world, PAC is a rapidly growing provider of railway equipment in North America. Continuing for the next few years, PAC will continue to make significant investments in the North American Market including a new office building and a substantial addition to our manufacturing facility. PAC is making the needed investments to continue its growth trajectory for many years to come. The next several years will be an exciting time of transformation. We look to the future to enhance our team and achieve our goals.

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Keywords: Plasser American Corp, Chesapeake , Supplier Quality Engineer, Engineering , Chesapeake, Virginia

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