Supplier Product Quality Dev (SPQD) Engineer

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Date: 13 Feb 2024

Location: Savigliano, IT

Company: Alstom

The Railway industry today is characterized by both a strong and sustained growth across the world. The trends that drive this are well known: With 6B€ of Sales and around 30,000 employees based in over 60 countries, Alstom  develop & market the most complete range of systems, equipment and services offered today in the railway sector. Today we offer our customers solutions that feature a seamless blend of diverse technologies, ensuring optimal interfaces, along with flexible implementation and real synergy in innovation.

 

For our Savigliano site in Italy we are currently looking for a motivated and enthusiastic

Supplier Product Quality Dev (SPQD) Engineer

 

Purpose of the job

  • Deliver the project quality activities for purchased parts & ensure that suppliers’ product & process developments satisfy contract requirements.
  • Drive on-cycle project supplier quality activities for designated commodities for all projects delivered in the country/cluster.
  • Serve all projects worldwide for suppliers managed in hub mode.

 

Supplier Product development:

  • Monitor quality during the development phase of the supplier's product/process and ensure compliance with Alstom requirements.
  • Deliver project quality activities for critical purchased parts for his/her commodity from the release of the first Supplier Part List till the obtention of a positive First Article Inspection (FAI* with Go status).
  • Define & deploy the Part Approval Process/Supplier Product Quality Development cycle, contribute to all DFQ milestones for the purchased part (descending and mounting phases of the V-cycle).
  • Perform supplier quality risk assessments at Business award stage.
  • Ensure with the project team that Quality Alstom requirements are respected by the supplier before the “Go Order” milestone (Quality Specification and SPQD Plan clause by clause).
  • Is accountable for operational delivery of the validation of the industrial capability of the manufacturing process of the supplier (out of scope: validation of product under the responsibility of engineering + industrial capacity).
  • Is responsible of the Go/NoGo decision for “Go Production”, “Go for First Train Validation” and “FAI”, relying on inputs from Engineering for the product validation.
  • Prepare and perform customer FAI when requested.

 

Supplier Monitoring

  • Follow-up of the supplier deliverables through the dedicated portal: Supplier Quality Portal (SQP).
  • Follow-up of supplier action plans; Supplier Quality Status (SQS). Drive supplier to meet FAI Go On Time target.
  • Trigger the supplier escalation process when SPQD deliverables are at risks & animate problem solving.
  • Evaluate the maturity level of the supplier through the study of FMEA’s, control plan, skills matrix, work instructions, etc…
  • Deliver audits/assessments of suppliers in case they are not part of the Priority list when needed (when SPQD is recognized as a qualified auditor).
  • Preparing the first deliveries requirements for incoming inspection

 

Supplier Quality reporting:

  • Perform regular reporting of DFQ gates preparation and status, Readiness reviews always done, FAI GO Right First Time, Open items follow-up, critical supplier monitoring

 

Continuous improvement program

  • Animate return of experience REX for his/her scope, sharing the operational experience and good practices through LLC (lesson learnt cards).
  • Participate in the company's continuous improvement programs (APSYS).

 

Educational Requirements  

  • Master degree in Engineering (Electrical preferable)
  • Experience in managing Quality tools and problem-solving tools
  • Knowledge of railway industry (norms, certifications…) would be an asset

 

Experience  

  • Fluent in English
  • Experience in audit
  • Experience in Quality 

 

Competencies & Skills - (Technical & Behavioral)

  • Rigor, Communication, knowledge of Quality standard (ISO9001, IRIS, CMMI, ECM,.) and quality tools
  • Experience in operational activities and in documentation management
  • Collaboration and team working

At Alstom Transport, we offer you the opportunity to unleash your potential and reinvent yourself. As a future employee, you will have a unique opportunity to drive our organization forward, while continuing to build your career and contribute to the expanding growth of the global railway industry.  More information about Alstom can be found at: www.alstom.com


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