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Active Power is an established provider of efficient, reliable and green critical power solutions that ensure business continuity in the event of power disturbances.

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Supplier Quality Engineer- Manufacturing

Active Power is seeking an experienced Supplier Quality Engineer who is able to effectively communicate and resolve issues. This individual will be self motivated, driven and have the ability to define expectations and provide guidance to suppliers in an effort of continuous improvement.
In this role you will provide ongoing management of Supplier Quality across a broad range of commodities such as the following:
Regular review & assessment of Supplier Quality performance.
Defining metrics and determining quality goals.
Interaction with Suppliers to reduce/resolve issues.
Facilitate the root cause analysis with supplier for quality issues as they occur.
Verify effectiveness of corrective actions taken to address issues.
Qualification of new suppliers.
Develop solutions to reduce overall cost of procured parts.
This position will require:
Minimum of 2 years experience managing supplier quality in a quality improvement role.
Prefer at least 5 years experience overseeing quality both internally and externally.
Experience in formal reporting of quality problem resolutions
Process engineering experience
Quality System Knowledge (TQM, etc)
Strong communication skills (written and verbal) as well as strong listening skills
Formal 6 sigma training is preferred as well as in depth experience with 8D reporting

Bachelors in Engineering is required.
Bachelors in Engineering in a mechanical or industrial discipline is preferred.

Position is located in Austin, TX. Interested and qualified candidates please send resume and cover letter to: employ@activepower.com

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