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Supplier Quality Engineer (Foundry) in Coimbatore at Circor Career Site

Date Posted: 10/5/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


BUSINESS: CIRCOR Energy (Refinery Valves - DeltaValve)

LOCATION: Coimbatore, India

DIRECT REPORTING: Sr. Manager – Supplier Quality & Operational Excellence

FUNCTIONAL REPORTING: Sr. Manager, Supply Chain - India



Position Summary

The Supplier Quality Engineer will develop and manage supply base for assigned commodity, supplier selection assessments, drive sample part development, manage supplier performance – Quality & Delivery, drive supplier improvement programs, support sourcing projects globally. Focus commodities – Castings, Forgings & Machined Parts.

Principal Activities

  • Manage supplier quality activities per CIRCOR standard processes in sourcing function
  • Evaluate suppliers and support supplier onboarding process per commodity strategy
  • Drive Technical feasibility reviews, process reviews and create part information sheet to support sourcing projects
  • Drive sample developments process and ensure suppliers are held accountable for meeting customer, drawing and specification requirements – First Article Approvals
  • Production Process Validation and process approvals at supplier end per project plan
  • Manage supplier performance – Quality and Delivery, continuous improvement initiatives both from a strategic and tactical perspective
  • Handle supplier non-conformance, connect with site Quality, site Engineering, and supplier to drive RCCA
  • Drive supplier performance improvement projects and improve supplier performance levels
  • Support New Product launch, Supplier transitions & Engineering change management processes
  • Train suppliers on best practices, CIRCOR training module like problem solving and Quality Clinic System
  • Work with internal customers (Business Units) – Quality, Engineering and Supply chain team to support sourcing transition projects and drive supplier improvements
  • Closely working with Sourcing commodity team to achieve sourcing goals.
  • Establish a strong network and foster collaboration with suppliers, key stakeholders, customers, sites and category team members
  • Key metrics include:  First Article Approvals, Supplier Quality – DPPM, Supplier Delivery, Supplier performance metrics improvements, and support sourcing team metrics and projects
  • Ensure that quality control inspection and reporting activities are conducted as outlined in ITP
  • Review of all supplier data packages to ensure compliance to ITP requirements and provide a signoff showing that documents and product are ready for shipment
  • Witness of inspection activities as outlined in project ITP’s and PO’s
  • Development and review of supplier procedures as needed
  • Provide technical assistance to other DeltaValve departments as required

Job Requirements


Knowledge Skills & Abilities

  • Good communication skills with ability to manage suppliers and Circor sites globally
  • Strong Problem solving skill and good analytical skill to drive continuous improvements
  • Good project management skill to manage and support sourcing transition projects
  • Good in multi-task management
  • Comfortable working with all levels of an organization
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills

 Education & Experience

  • Education background in manufacturing and/or mechanical engineering or other relevant degree
  • Possess the knowledge necessary to discuss Non-destructive Examination requirements (RT, UT, PT, MT) and become a ASNT SNT-TC-1A certified Level II examiner
  • 2-3 years of experience working with ISO 9001
  • 5-7 years of related quality experience
  • Basic understanding of casting and fabrication processes
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of ASME BPVC Section II, V, VIII Div. 1 & IX, ASME B16.34 and B31.3
  • Experience in witting and qualification of ASME BPVC Sec. IX weld procedures (WPS) and qualifications (PQR)
  • Basic computer skills (word, excel & outlook)
  • Be able to work independently
  • Good written and oral communication skills

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