Supplier Quality Engineer

Honda Motors   •  

Greensboro, NC

Industry: Automotive


5 - 7 years

Posted 152 days ago

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General Summary: The Supplier Quality Engineer position will be responsible for the Total Quality Management of assigned suppliers of aircraft product. Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates and approves suppliers for Type Certification and Production use.
  • Trains suppliers in applicable Honda quality requirements and operating systems.
  • Conducts audits of supplier facilities and manufacturing processes to ensure compliance with all Honda and FAA requirements.
  • Coordinates and verifies supplier root cause and corrective action activities.
  • Implements supplier improvement plans as necessary in order to ensure suppliers perform at expected quality levels.
  • Supports the continued development of the Supplier Quality Management System and related processes.
  • Supports supplier Production Readiness Activities.
  • Supports cross functional Integrated Project Teams as necessary.
  • Promote the Honda Philosophies in daily SQA activities.
  • Travels up to 50% of the time to supplier sites (domestic and international).

*** Honda Aircraft Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer ***


Education, Work Experience, Certification and/or Licensure:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in related Engineering field preferred.
  • 5 years minimum experience in a directly related role required.
  • Experience working with and auditing to internationally recognized quality systems such as AS9100, TS16949, ISO 9001 preferred.
  • Experience in the development and oversight of an FAA Part 21 approved Quality System a plus.
  • Exposure to Six Sigma or Lean Sigma methodologies preferred.
  • ASQ CQE or CQA certifications a plus.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of various quality tools and processes such as PFMEA, Control Plans, APQP, PDCA, DMAIC, SPC preferred.
  • Experience managing suppliers of composite structures, metallic structures, machined components or major assemblies a plus.
  • Experience auditing special manufacturing processes such as heat treating, welding, anodizing, chemical conversion coating, or nondestructive testing (NDT) a plus..
  • General computer proficiency in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint required.
  • Effective communication skills and proficiency in English required.