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Supplier Quality Engineer

Location : Racine, WI
Employment Type : Full-Time

OUR HERITAGE BENEFITS YOUR FUTURE! Here at TWIN DISC, we have a proud history of developing and pioneering transmission and propulsion solutions for equipment that fuels the world. Over the years, we’ve built a strong company that is centered on innovation and employee ingenuity, making us an industry leader and respected throughout the markets we serve. As we continue our global expansion, we are looking for talented individuals to join our team. Due to continued growth, we have an opportunity for a Supplier Quality Engineer to join our team located at our Racine, WI manufacturing facility.

Education

  • B.S. Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial Engineering or related field is preferred.
  • 5+ Years’ experience working in manufacturing engineering, quality engineering and/or quality management roles in an ISO 9001 certified or similar quality system environment.
  • Experience with one or more of the following processes:  Machining, Casting, Forging, Heat Treat, and/or Gears.
  • Experience working directly with suppliers is preferred.
  • Experience auditing processes and/or quality systems is preferred.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The Supplier Quality Engineer is responsible for assessing, qualifying, and developing suppliers and manufacturing services providers.  Reporting to the Quality Manager, this position will monitor supplier performance, evaluate and audit suppliers’ systems, processes, standards, products, components, and applications against technical, quality and EHS requirements.  The Supplier Quality Engineer will be responsible for managing the supplier corrective action process to drive improvement in supplier quality performance.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • B.S. Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial Engineering or related field is preferred.
  • 5+ Years’ experience working in manufacturing engineering, quality engineering and/or quality management roles in an ISO 9001 certified or similar quality system environment.
  • Experience with one or more of the following processes:  Machining, Casting, Forging, Heat Treat, and/or Gears.
  • Experience working directly with suppliers is preferred.
  • Experience auditing processes and/or quality systems is preferred.

Computer Skills:

  • Experience using ERP systems.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint

Communication Skills:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships with external suppliers.
  • Able to hold suppliers accountable to meet Twin Disc quality requirements.
  • Ability to effectively communicate our standards to existing and potential suppliers.
  • Ability to create reports and presentations for all levels of internal and external audiences.

Technical Requirements:

  • Ability to retrieve and analyze data, understand and interpret trends, develop and implement fact-based measures and controls.
  • Experience with gaging techniques (CMM, Micrometers, Calipers, Indicators, Depth Gages, Height Stands, etc.)
  • Ability to read blueprints and understand GD&T.

Work Environment:

  • Position based in Racine, Wisconsin with regular presence in manufacturing facility.
  • Requires frequent travel to suppliers and potential suppliers.  Overnight travel up to 25% of the time.  Limited international travel.

Specialized Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of quality systems, manufacturing processes, and quality auditing.

TWIN DISC is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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