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Supplier Quality Specialist in Morganton, NC at Continental

Date Posted: 2/7/2018

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Job Description

Job Description

The Morganton plant produces next generation brake systems for the automotive market. This facility is expanding production capabilities, this growth has created several new positions with the facility. Continental started its 82,000-square-foot expansion project that is slated to produce about 150 new full-time jobs over the next 12 months.

Overview
As an SQM Engineer you will play a key role in the success of Continental Morganton by insuring the quality and timeliness of supplied components. This is critical to the operation's ability to meet the high expectations set by ourselves and our customers.

Core Responsibilities
Quality representation for sourcing process of new and existing suppliers and components.
Ensure proper assessments of supplier through KPI tracking, audit processes, and support continuous improvement efforts.
Ensure proper problem solving of supplier related issues.
Visit supplier sites to ensure adherence to established controls and processes, review of corrective actions, and perform run at rates.
Perform and / or assist regular VDA audits of suppliers
Lead APQP activities following sourcing of new components. Evaluate PPAP submissions and safeguard the timely implementation of Engineering changes and New Products. Job Requirements Basic Qualifications
Bachelor degree
3 + years experience in a Manufacturing Environment in an Engineering, Technician, or Quality role.
Detailed knowledge of APQP, PPAP, and AIAG,
Strong problem solving skills and communication skills.
Knowledge of ISO and/or TS16949 standards. Knowledge of VDA 6.3 standard
Ability to travel 30-50% of the time

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor degree in engineering
3 + years experience in a automotive manufacturing plant
VDA certified EEO Statement EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to North.America.Recruiting@continental-corporation.com or contact US Recruiting at 248.209.4000. Division Footer Text Ready to drive with Continental? Take the first step and fill in the online application.
Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications
Bachelor degree
3 + years experience in a Manufacturing Environment in an Engineering, Technician, or Quality role.
Detailed knowledge of APQP, PPAP, and AIAG,
Strong problem solving skills and communication skills.
Knowledge of ISO and/or TS16949 standards. Knowledge of VDA 6.3 standard
Ability to travel 30-50% of the time

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor degree in engineering
3 + years experience in a automotive manufacturing plant
VDA certified
EEO Statement

EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to North.America.Recruiting@continental-corporation.com or contact US Recruiting at 248.209.4000.