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Senior Supplier Quality Engineer, San Francisco, CA

Company: PG&E Corporation
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition ID-# 92465--Job Category : Engineering / Science-Job Level : Individual ContributorBusiness Unit: Supply Chain/MaterialsJob Location-: San Francisco-Department OverviewThe Supplier Quality Assurance organization is responsible for assuring the safety and quality of material provided by the suppliers of Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E). The department collaborates with engineering, construction, and supply chain to ensure that qualified suppliers provide PG&E material that meets specification requirements, is understood and usable by the field, and can meet cost and quantity requirements.-Position SummaryThis job is represented by Engineers and Scientists of California (ESC) and is-subject to collective bargaining.-This position is dedicated to working with the electric distribution and transmission issues, suppliers and in-house customers and will have no appreciable engagement with gas products or customers.- In a more general description, the role is responsible for providing technical standards, strategy and implementation support for assigned supplier quality duties. You will handle complex problems and issues and lead focused quality driven data analysis projects in the continuous support of Quality Improvement and the reduction of cost of poor quality.--This position requires up to 25% travel time (domestic and international).- Work location will transition to Oakland in 2022.-Responsibilities:

  • Develop internal quality control inspections and implementation of appropriate measurement methods and test equipment.
  • Lead complex cross functional projects involving safety issues or other quality concerns
  • Identify and implement system problems and opportunities for enhanced processes and drive cross functional improvements to completion
  • Perform root cause analysis and identifies linkages to business objectives.
  • Design, review, and/or approve verification and validation strategy, protocols, and testing.- (e.g.: part qualification, and supplier change request processes)
  • Communicate results to various levels of management and follow-up on corrective action activities.
  • Recognize and respond to opportunities to improve work product and process to move the organization forward.
  • Support the development of the SAP architecture for a Quality Management System. Support testing of that system and training of peers, inspectors and Engineers.
  • Communicate and convince peers and other functional team members in writing and spoken conversation to take actions in keeping with support of good supplier management systems.
  • Prepare written presentations on quality related subject matter and present to management personnel and peers.
  • Develop and generate metrics to rate suppliers and shares and explains metrics to suppliers.
  • Work in accordance with all Supplier Quality Standards and Procedures in addition to any applicable corporate procedures and standards.-Qualifications-Minimum:
    • Bachelor's degree in electrical, civil, mechanical, or other related engineering degree as appropriate from an accredited curriculum in the US or the equivalent from outside the US.
    • 8 years of work experience in a supplier quality and/or manufacturing environment.-Desired:
      • Master's degree in engineering
      • Ability to read standards and drawings and make reasoned judgments on the -quality of the designs-
      • Knowledge of a mature ISO-9001 system
      • Knowledge of Quality Management Systems and applications in a supplier -customer relationship
      • Knowledge of a mature Supplier Quality and Procurement systems and processes and the ability to work closely with Engineering and Procurement personnel to achieve supplier qualification and improvements
      • Knowledge of a variety of manufacturing processes and good internal business controls and procedures
      • Ability to demonstrate application of "root cause analysis" in working with supplier problems
      • Participated directly in lean projects or activities that led to a process/product improvement
      • Ability to make reasoned decisions regarding part and system compliance when drawings are not clear
      • Good experience and understanding of the framework within SAP Quality Management System
      • Ability to work in a rapid pace with incomplete information; making decisions about hardware while juggling multiple problems and tasks
      • Proven ability to pull together and lead cross-functional teams to solve discrete problems and systems problems as they are defined
      • Knowledge of variety of non-destructive testing and basic electrical and mechanical inspection techniques
      • Demonstrate the ability to analyze large amounts of data within MS-Excel
      • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
      • American Society of Quality - Certified Quality Engineer

Keywords: PG&E Corporation, Redwood City , Senior Supplier Quality Engineer, San Francisco, CA, Professions , Redwood City, California

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