Lead Supplier Quality Engineer - Electrical Commodity

22 Oct 2016
06 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) is responsible for quality assurance, Quality control, compliance and fulfillment activities of existing suppliers and qualification of new suppliers.

1. Achieving Supplier Quality goals for assigned supplier base & commodity
2. Meeting sourcing goals across product group (Focused on Cost, Quality, Delivery)
3. Contributing to growth plans with existing & new suppliers
4. Working in a boundary-less manner with diverse global teams to achieve the above results

Essential Responsibilities

T- Be the technical focal point for supplier activities directed toward process control and quality assurance of Power Generation components. Establish a structured approach for consistency and adherence to quality procedures and requirements.

-Responsible for new supplier quality compliance audits and qualifications. EHS compliance for new as well as current supplier base. Conduct regular quality Surveillance, process and product audit and capacity audits.

-Responsible for resolving supplier quality issues, managing the suppliers to meet/exceed GE quality requirements, solving product quality issues through effective corrective & preventive measures, communicating to cross-functional teams.

- Drive continuous improvements of supplier's quality, cycle reduction and delivery performance through Six Sigma.

-Building up effective and solid communication channels with suppliers as well as GE cross-functional team to ensure quality, on-time execution and delivery of equipment.

- Able to define the capacity bottlenecks and find out the effective recovery solutions.

-Proactively looking for material cost out opportunities, developing supplier productivity projects by partnering with Engineering & Project teams.

-Support COQ recovery from the suppliers

-Work for qualification lead time reduction
-Manage fulfillment from the suppliers

-Willing to travel ~50% or more of work time for various domestic and international locations.


- Candidate shall have bachelor's degree in a technical discipline (Electrical engineering) with a minimum 8-10 years of supplier quality experience. Desirable to have Post Graduate Degree in Engineering discipline.

- Minimize 8 years' experience in high or middle voltage product experience, like transformer, generator, control cabinet and other electrical assemblies

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Fluency in English (Spoken & Written).

- Candidates shall have strong interpersonal skills to effectively communicate and interact with customers and suppliers on a technical level.

- Must be able to read and understand engineering drawings and be able to effectively communicate drawing requirements into practical applications

- Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certified or Experience.

- Knowledge and understanding of ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Systems and ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems

Desired Characteristics

• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
• Ability to cope with multiple complex situations daily
• Negotiation expertise is preferred