Van Wert, Ohio

Eaton’s Hydraulics division is currently seeking a Senior Supplier Quality Engineer. This position is based at our Van Wert OH facility. Relocation assistance is offered for this position.

Position Overview:

Proactively engage our supply base as an integral part of our business in the drive for zero defects quality performance. This position will lead proactive supplier performance improvement activities of suppliers identified by the organization and support the deployment of standardized processes for supplier quality.

Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

In this function you will:

+ Support / Perform the execution of processes and tasks associated with supplier performance improvement

+ Monitor supplier performance on a weekly basis - Supplier quality dashboard and WISPER

+ Lead/support process assessments and other supplier performance improvement activities for Focus Supplier or top disruptive suppliers.

+ Report status of focus supplier reviews with plant staff in Management Review

+ Attend/lead weekly cross functional supplier quality team meetings

+ Quality Management Systems

+ Ensure the standardized Van Wert processes and requirements for the supplier quality management system are established, implemented, measured, and maintained within the organization.

+ Lead development of gap analysis; support/lead deployment of IATF QMS requirements for Supplier Quality

+ Participate in an annual Internal Audit as lead/auditor

+ Supplier Performance Improvement

+ Bi-annual review supplier performance ratings with plant staff in order to support the identification of the most disruptive suppliers for systemic improvement actions through a focused, supplier review and tracking process.

+ Weekly review with assigned plant on supplier performance ratings for identified focus suppliers

+ Support validation of the implementation of corrective / improvement actions at the focus supplier, when needed, as part of the graduation of identified focus suppliers.

+ Follow up the performance of selected suppliers that went through a focused supplier process including systemic corrective actions and potential site visits for positive supplier performance metric impact.

+ Support proactive supplier improvement activities determined by negative trending performance metrics prior to identification for focus supplier process improvement activity.

+ Monthly quality performance review with top focus suppliers to identify areas of improvement, and track to closure with sustainable impact

+ Perform proactive supplier process assessment reviews at identified supplier sites

+ Supplier Change Requests (SCR)

+ Ensure voice of quality is represented in supplier requested changes to determine feasibility and provide recommendations on supplier PPAP submission requirements as applicable.

+ Attend SCR and MCO meetings as assigned

+ Provide approval/rejection as voice of quality of supplier change requests

+ Supplier PPAP process

+ Monitor Supplier PPAP process to identify suppliers which may show systemic gaps in the compliance to our requirements.

+ Drive deployment of incoming inspection process through a risk analysis of component characteristics, and deploy a skip lot plan through WISPER

Eaton has announced it has reached an agreement to sell its Hydraulics Business to Danfoss A/S. This transaction is expected to be completed by the end of Q2 in 2021 and this position is expected to remain with the Hydraulics Business and would transfer to Danfoss A/S. upon close. The compensation and benefits that will initially be offered for this position are based on Eaton’s plans, programs and practices. If you are offered and accept this position and are actively employed by the Hydraulics Business when the transaction closes, Danfoss A/S will provide further details to employees concerning compensation and benefits at that time.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.

Qualifications

Required (Basic) Qualifications:

+ Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology from an accredited institution

+ Minimum three (3) years of combined experience in a Quality or Supplier Quality role

+ This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee

+ Must be legally authorized to work in the United States both now and in the future without company sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Knowledge ISO/TS-16949 – certified auditor is preferred

+ 8D structured team problem solving methods

+ Expert in AIAG PPAP Production Part Approval Process

+ Experience with AIAG APQP Advanced Product Quality Planning process

+ Experience with AIAG Design and Process FMEA

+ Expert in AIAG SPC Statistical process control & capability

+ Knowledge on engineering drawings & tolerancing, standards & specifications is required

We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Quality

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: HYD FCV Fluid Conveyance Division

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No

Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within United States and / or Puerto Rico

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Van Wert, Ohio

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters.

At Eaton, we value many of the skills and competencies that you gained in your military career. Leadership, discipline, creativity, integrity and teamwork – these are our values too. As we aspire to be a model of inclusion and diversity in our industry, we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique. We create an environment that fosters learning and teaching, allowing employees to reach their full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

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