Supplier Development Engineer

Job Type Permanent
Job ID 16640
Job Description

Our client is a manufacturer in the Automotive Industry and they are currently looking to hire for Supplier Development Engineer.


Location: Concord, ON

Shift: Day Shift

Salary: $70k – $75k per year

Benefits: Yes


Key Responsibilities :

  • Organize and prioritize work with various suppliers using schedules, action trackers, meeting minutes and other business documents/tools.
  • Support supplier selection by conducting on-site robust quality audits. Provide timely reports and recommendations to the purchasing team.
  • Develop a method and action items matrix to closely follow-up any open audit items that result in a minimum supplier rating of 85%.
  • Implement and verify corrective actions in a timely fashion on-site at supplier locations.
  • Provide trip reports, action items and minutes of meetings on completion of supplier reviews.
  • Support APQP project milestones that result in an on-time PPAP submission.
  • Review supplier PPAPS and prepare the same for approval by Management.
  • Actively participate in supplier PSO process as required.
  • Lead supplier run-at-rate and capacity studies document and submit to APQP.
  • Provide leadership during investigation of major quality concerns. Lead supplier activity during containment, root cause investigation and permanent actions resolution.
  • Provide technical expertise and leadership cultivating positive, open relationships with the supply base.
  • Promote and enforcement of the quality standards as defined in the Client Supplier Quality Manual within the supply base placing emphasis upon development and continuous improvement.
  • Act as a liaison between the supplier, APQP, plant quality, and purchasing as required.
  • Review all data pertaining to the issues noted on DMN’s, including actions and costs.
  • Develop and maintain an organized record keeping system that ensures accurate data related to audits, actions and that all supplier activities are accessible to the required team within Multimatic.
  • Drive supplier improvements utilizing Lean methods, supplier KPI’s and continuous Kaizen strategies.
  • Knowledge of SAP systems is required
  • Work in a safe manner at all times.
  • Adopt and practice Kaizen Lean Manufacturing Principles and Concepts. Participate in Kaizen and GEAR activities.
  • Follow all general procedures where applicable as indicated in the GENERAL PROCEDURES section of the level III Procedure manual.
  • Follow all DEPARTMENTAL GENERAL PROCEDURES as well as procedures or process maps for this position.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Work in compliance and conform to TS16949 and ISO14001 standards.

Basic Requirements :

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Automotive Manufacturing Engineering, Quality, or Supply Chain
  • Process/Quality Engineering experience would be a definite asset.
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of APQP, PFMEA and PPAP’s
  • Good Computer skills including knowledge of MS project, Excel, Word and others.
  • Ability to understand and interpret engineering drawings.
  • Knowledge of TS16949/ISO 14001 systems.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to effectively interact with suppliers and various departments in a multicultural global environment.
  • Must be able to travel.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English with excellent communication skills.

    If you have the skills and experience that we are looking for to be successful in this role please apply online, email or fax your resume to Aneezah Dhir.

    fax to 416-495-8487

    We are an equal opportunity Employer


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