Provide support to Assembly Operations, Engineering and Supplier ensuring that products are delivered in accordance with established Quality Standards and customers’ specifications.
Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities (*identifies Essential Functions)
Supplier APQP & PPAP
Track supplier APQP progress and communicate as appropriate.
Define and drive Proterra PPAP requirements.
Review and approve supplier PPAP submissions.
Ensure compliance with customer requirements.
Perform supplier assessments.
Design and drive Proterra’s supplier quality issue identification, counter measure and issue resolution process.
Manage ECN/ECO with supplier.
Provide technical input as required.
Lead resolution of supplier non-conformances. Document counter measures and drive resolution plans.
ERP maintenance as required.
Other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree required; engineering preferred.
At least 5 years of experience in supplier quality development/design engineering, quality engineering within manufacturing industry.
Lean Six Sigma a plus.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Software – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access.
Understand manufacturing processes.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Commercial negotiation skills
Ability to communicate and interact with all levels of the organization, supply base, customers
Strong analytical skills; ability to compile data efficiently and effectively problem solve
Strong oral & written communications and excellent presentation skills
Strong interpersonal skills including negotiating and conflict resolution
Ability to react quickly, make effective decisions and function well under pressure
Demonstrate self-initiative and work independently
Thrive in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
Analytical, detail-oriented and organized
Cross-functional team player
Can drive visual management for problem resolution.
Ability for some travel.
Essential Mental Functions
Extensive coordination, communication, team problem solving is required between departments/functional areas for production/service