Perform root cause analysis, implementation of process and product controls, advanced quality planning tools, statistical analysis, testing/inspection method and resolution of problems, etc. to improve supplier performance.
Assist new product development teams by qualifying new parts and suppliers via statistical analysis, production part approval process (PPAP), PV & V audits, etc. to assure timely and effectiveness of new product launches.
In conjunction with the supply management/quality team, identify key requirements and needs of new suppliers by supporting and/or conducting the following: Supplier Qualification Process, Short and Long Form Audits.
Implement and maintain supplier quality systems and a culture of continuous improvement internally and within the supply chain.
Perform value added analysis to identify supply chain waste and drive cost reduction and supplier performance improvement.
Coordinate and lead activities with other SQE’s to align strategic and tactical goals to support supplier quality.
Provide expertise to suppliers: Quality System Improvements, Business Process Improvements, Manufacturing Improvement, Use of Quality Tools, and Training.
Required to travel to international and domestic supplier locations
Six-Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification preferred, current CQA or CQE Certifications preferred. Three years of experience in supply chain, manufacturing or related area required. Lean Manufacturing, Continuous Improvement experience, ISO 9001:2008 or equivalent experience preferred.
About Transaxle Manufacturing of America
TMA is a world-class manufacturer of transaxles that consists of a combination transmission and rear axles in small tractors and utility vehicles.
Our Vision for our Company is...
We envision a future where TMA is a world-class manufacturer building the best power trains in the world... the home of the transaxle the world demands by name. We are proud of what we do and who we are, providing quality products, on time, and at the best value to our customers. We achieve profitability while creating a great place to work. Our visions become reality through opportunity, hard work, and managed growth, where each employee is committed to excellence in all that we do. We are a facility of excellence!