SIG SAUER, Inc., headquartered in a 206,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility at Pease International Trade Port in Newington, New Hampshire ( less than 1 hour north of Boston), is the world’s most renowned manufacturer of firearms. We are the largest member of a worldwide business group of firearms manufacturers that includes J.P. Sauer and Sohn and Blaser, Gmbh. in Germany and Swiss Arms AG in Switzerland. A dedication to superior quality, ultimate reliability, and unmatched performance has made SIG SAUER® pistols and rifles the firearms of choice for responsible citizens and many of the world’s most elite military, government, and law enforcement units.
Unparalleled design expertise, extensive manufacturing capacity, continuous innovation, and a relentless dedication to excellence are driving forces behind the worldwide success of the company, and why SIG SAUER is the brand of choice, when it counts.
We currently have an opportunity for an experienced Supplier Quality Engineer to work onsite at one of our major parts suppliers in San Antonio, Texas.
SIG SAUER will provide relocation assistance if needed!
The Supplier Quality Engineer will be responsible for working at the San Antonio site of one of our largest vendors overseeing and recommending to this 3rd party vendor corrective action where necessary to ensure their products meet required standards prior to shipment to SIG SAUER facilities. The successful applicant will be required to communicate effectively through all organizational levels at both the SIG SAUER and vendor organizations. Strengths will include analytical skills, ability to dissect processes, identify problems and improvement opportunities, drive to root cause and effectively monitor implemented corrective actions. A successful track record of implementing Continuous Improvement tools is highly desirable. Experience working with domestic and international vendors is a plus. This position will require travel. Familiarity with Precision Machining, Metal Injection Molding, Forging, Plating and Heat Treating processes are all highly desirable. Ability to adapt quickly and independently in a fast paced environment is a must.
Job Function/Primary Responsibilities:
Evaluate vendor capability and capacity to produce specific components.
Establish Inspection Methods, Acceptance Criteria and Sampling plans for newly outsourced components.
Audit supplier’s Quality Management Systems for compliance to component requirements.
Audit Vendor’s Facility for compliance to all federal and International requirements for component production.
Provide feedback to vendors via scorecard system and act as a resource for continuous improvement.
Evaluate and disposition components determined to be non-conforming.
Dimensional verification of incoming inspection results.
Train Suppliers to effectively execute Supplier Corrective Action Requests (SCAR) and Corrective Actions Preventive Actions (CAPA).
Responsible for driving the Corrective Action and Preventive Action (CAPA) process for all Suppliers.
Manage other SIG SAUER quality staff on site.
Four (4) year BS Engineering Degree (prefer major in Industrial, Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering) or equivalent work experience.
Seven (7+) years of experience in a manufacturing environment.
Must have previous experience with Metal Injection Molding (MIM).
Must have previous experience with plating process such as anodize, black oxide, and PVD.
Must have previous experience with common heat-treating processes, including FNC.
Strong working knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing.
Ability to effectively communicate.
Proficient in MS Office applications, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
Working knowledge of SPC software, such as Minitab, QI Macros.
Detail oriented with creative problem solving skills and the ability to get things done.
Familiarity with Oracle a plus.
Familiarity of ITAR, ATF, EAR a plus.
Strong project management skills.
Strong problem solving skills.
Advanced knowledge of quality related tools including, but not limited to, SPC, DOE and Quality Systems. Working knowledge of SPC software, such as Minitab, QI Macros a plus.
SIG SAUER, Inc. is an EO Employer-M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected class.