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As a driver of innovation, Viega is one of the most important technology leaders in the installation industry. We develop intelligent systems and integrated digital solutions. Quality is incorporated into everything we do. We believe that this is about much more than supplying pipelines. We turn spaces into living rooms: More comfortable. More intelligent. More secure. More sustainable.

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Sr Global Supplier Quality Engineer - 1st shift

Job-ID: 10782; Location(s): McPherson, KS 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY

Provide technical leadership and expertise to cross functional team including Procurement, Product Management, Manufacturing, Quality, and R&D professionals to evaluate risk with material suppliers and identify opportunities to reduce that risk. Responsible for providing technical advice and leadership for evaluating and managing risk associated with material suppliers, conducting process development and improvement for new supplier qualification, and helping those working in the engineering processes and directing them relating to supplier risk mitigation efforts. Oversees and manages technical requirements for supply risk mitigation project such as new supplier and material identification and qualification as part of cross functional global team.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION DETAILS

 

Supplier Risk Evaluation

 

  • Provide technical leadership and expertise to cross functional team including Procurement, Product Management, Manufacturing, Quality, and R&D professionals to evaluate risk with incumbent material suppliers and identify opportunities to reduce that risk.
  • Review schematics and answer questions relating to drawings and specifications as it relates to supply risk; provide recommendations for specification and design changes to address supply risk.
  • Work with and coordinate with various cross functional stakeholders to evaluate and improve Viega process for qualifying new suppliers and materials.
  • Work and coordinate with Germany on the development and maintenance of process to evaluate supply risk during new product development.

 

Operational Support

 

  • Oversee and manage technical requirements for supply risk mitigation project such as new supplier and material identification and qualification.
  • Coordinate technical activities of assigned projects including project planning, scheduling and implementation of project plans; oversee and direct engineers, designers, and other sub-contractors.
  • Implementing project; ensure product installation is performed according to project plans, codes, and specifications.
  • Provide engineering support for cross-functional teams, including Research and Development, Manufacturing, Quality and Purchasing.
  • Maintain up-to-date and complete project files.
  • Provide in the field assistance to Sales team as needed.
  • Assist reliability team with field failures.
  • Provide technical support to cross functional teams, including Product Management, Sales and Reliability as needed.

 

Reporting

 

  • Prepares and maintains project reports and status updates.

 

Other

 

  • Attends meetings as required and/or assigned.
  • Performs other duties as required and/or assigned Special Job Dimensions
  • Will be required to travel up to 30-50% of the time.

 

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

 

  • Knowledge of computer programs including Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, Adobe Professional, SAP, CATIA, Smart Team Software
  • Knowledge and experience with plumbing and heating techniques and technologies
  • Knowledge and experience with regulations, guides, standards, codes, methods, practices, and advanced engineering principles necessary to perform assignments for specific disciplines.
  • Technical writing analytical skills
  • Good planning, organizational and reporting skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to be a team player and lead cross-functional teams
  • Ability to supervise and lead others
  • Ability to effectively manage projects
  • Ability to facilitate presentation, presenting technical information to a wide audience
  • Ability to accurately analyze information, make strategic decisions/recommendations and guide others decision making by identifying the anticipated benefits, consequences, and impacts of alternatives
  • Ability to interpret production drawings
  • Ability to self-motivate and take initiative
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and react quickly to urgent situations
  • Ability to effectively interface and collaborate with clients, peers, project personnel and all levels of management
  • Ability to perform with superior service, reflecting a positive company image while sustaining a positive attitude with those you interact with; always going above and beyond to help others out, regardless of their position or department.
  • Ability to adhere to the highest standards of quality while continually performing at the highest standard.

 

Education, Certification/License & Work Experience

 

  • BS in Engineering AND
  • 5-10 years of engineering/technician experience

AND

  • 2-5 years of leadership / project management experience

 

Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.

 

Your contact person:

Kristi Davis  -  Kristi.Davis@viega.us -  +1 (720) 531-8489 

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