Principal Supplier Development Engineer

Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania
04 Oct 2016
22 Oct 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
JobID :   22605BR

Energize your career with Westinghouse Electric Company!  Our commitment to safe, clean nuclear energy is second to none, and we're proud of our rich heritage of technical innovation and commitment to our global customers' success.  If you are interested in being a part of a company that values exceeding customer expectations and providing future generations around the globe with emission-free energy, we want to hear from you.
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Principal Supplier Development Engineer in our Global Nuclear Supply Chain organization.

This this position the Principal Supplier Development Engineer will be responsible for the following:
  • Ensure supplier and supply base risks are identified through the application of the Westinghouse Supplier Assessment Process.
  • Develop and Implement improvement plans to mitigate impact to safety, schedule, quality, and cost.
  • Identify and evaluate potential opportunities to utilize internal manufacturing resources.
  • Evaluate incoming new-business and associated procurement opportunities and lead cross functional team of manufacturing, engineering, quality assurance, finance, and Supply Chain Management personnel to execute a make vs. buy analysis in order to maximize internal manufacturing resources.
  • Conducting product qualification activities on supplier provided components as required. This includes first of a kind development projects as well as existing designs for new suppliers.
  • Facilitate the on time completion of Supplier technical, quality, and commercial assessments and resultant supplier development activities in support of the Approved Suppliers List /Qualified Suppliers List W2 9.4-105 and in time to support project execution schedule.
  • Drive proactive tool utilization by the supplier to ensure the identification, evaluation, and mitigation of supplier and supply base risks in support of the AP1000 Risk Mitigation process and risk informed sourcing process.
  • Assist in the creation of level 3 mock-up or qualification schedules, hold the supplier accountable to meet the schedules, and measure and report schedule compliance.
  • Be the link between WEC engineering and supplier manufacturing when needed to resolve technical issues and communicate specific actions related to asset utilization or supplier development
  • Westinghouse procedures define the scope and responsibilities for the roles and personnel shall always execute work in accordance with the approved policy or procedure.
  • The Supplier Development Engineer shall facilitate and assist Supply Chain Management, Design Engineering, and Supplier Quality in the execution of the following procedures:
      • Approved Suppliers List/Qualifed Suppliers LIst W2 9.4-105
      • Supplier Technical Assessment GNSC-P-3204
      • Supplier Quality Assessment GNSC-P-3205
      • Supplier Qualification GNSC-P 8000
      • Asset Utilization Process GNSC-P-8001
      • Risk Informed Sourcing Process
      • AP1000 Risk Management Process

Job Requirements

  • B.S. Engineering or similar technical discipline, or equivalent work experience required.
  • M.S. or MBA is strongly preferred but not required if equivalent experience can be demonstrated.
  • Minimum of 10+ years of experience in a technical / engineering discipline such as manufacturing engineering, industrial engineering, or technical supply chain management is required.


Employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Short Term Disability & Long Term Disability, Life & Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 401(k) Savings Plan, and Paid Vacation. We also offer a number of work/life programs such as flextime and a variety of training and development opportunities.


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