GKN Supplier Quality Engineer - St Louis, MO in St Louis, Missouri

Supplier Quality Engineer - St Louis, MO

Country: United States

Work Location: St Louis

State: Missouri

Advertising End Date: Not Specified

Job Type: Regular

About The Opportunity

Job Purpose

To lead the development of the supplier quality program to serve the needs of the supply chain and procurement processes in the GKN Aerospace – St. Louis business units.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Develop supplier quality program that will comply with ISO regulations and business units

  • Maintain in partnership with the Sourcing Manager, the approved supplier list for GKN St. Louis.

  • Able to interpret drawings, military specifications and have knowledge of GD&T Principles.

  • Develop buyer training programs for quality problem resolution.

  • Manage the CAST program(consultation-action-selection-termination).

  • Manage SCAR (supplier corrective action request) when called upon to do so.

  • Report to upper management monthly status of supplier quality.

  • Report GKN supplier quality cost on a monthly basis.

  • Conduct supplier assessments and manage the supplier assessment data base.

  • Work with the lean manufacturing team to implement best practices.

  • Ensure compliance with the approved US Government sourcing and procurement procedures (i.e. FAR and DFAR).

  • Manage and report on the SPI program (supplier performance indicators).

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of procurement and supplier quality website

  • Develop and implement effective communication processes with the supplier community.

  • Provide leadership and direction with emphasis on teambuilding.

  • Prepare and present to GKN customers the Supplier Quality Program.

About you

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering is preferred and/or a combination of 7 years of education and relevant experience in lieu of degree.

  • 5 plus years of experience in quality engineering in a manufacturing environment including implementation of supplier and internal quality systems.

  • 3 years prior experience as a Quality Engineer or Supplier Quality Engineer in an ISO 9000 and/or AS9100 manufacturing environment.

  • U.S. Person per ITAR regulations to comply with export compliance and site SSA requirements

Additional Qualifications:

  • Qualified in SPC, SMEA, DSM, GFA and Lean Manufacturing. (preferred)

  • Supply chain related experience, desired

  • (preferred)

  • MBA, desired

  • Proficient in MS Office suite.

Key Responsibilities

Not Specified

About Us

GKN is a global engineering business. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for most of the world’s leading aircraft, vehicle and machinery manufacturers. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to better in everything we do. GKN operates three divisions: GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline and GKN Powder Metallurgy employing 56,000 people in more than 30 countries.

GKN Aerospace is the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 55 manufacturing locations in 14 countries, we serve over 90% of the world’s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Our technologies are used in aircraft ranging from the most used single aisle aircraft and the largest passenger planes in the world to business jets and the world’s advanced 5th generation fighter aircraft.

Diversity and Inclusion

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.