Supplier Quality Engineer
Company: Silver Peak Systems Inc
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, is a leading
provider of next-generation networking solutions for the mobile
The company designs and delivers Mobility-Defined Networks that
empower IT departments and #GenMobile, a new generation of
tech-savvy users who rely on their mobile devices for every aspect
of work and personal communication. To create a mobility experience
that #GenMobile and IT can rely upon, Aruba Mobility-Defined
Networks automate infrastructure-wide performance optimization and
trigger security actions that used to require manual IT
intervention. The results are dramatically improved productivity
and lower operational costs.
We are looking for a Supplier Quality Engineer who will work
with EMS partners, contract manufacturing partner, to make sure
product is built per specs and maintained before shipping. Deep
understanding of factories and processes, best practices,
mechanical assembly etc.
How You'll Make Your Mark:
Leads project teams of other quality engineers and internal and
outsourced development and manufacturing partners responsible for
the design and integration of quality requirements, processes, and
practices into the development, design, manufacturing, and
continuous improvement of products and solutions.
Manages and expands relationships with internal and outsourced
partners for quality, product manufacturing and development.
Establish/monitor/maintain product quality and reliability
standards for Aruba wireless and wired products. Own cost of
quality and manage throughout the life of the product.
Work with the various teams at Aruba/HPE to ensure new products
and supporting systems are being designed to provide the data
required to manage the quality and reliability of Aruba/HPE's
product portfolio. Establish dashboards and metrics and use a
data-driven approach to problem identification and resolution.
Own the communication relationship for Aruba/HPE in-country
manufacturing partners providing regularly scheduled quality
reports, detailed product issue updates, findings and implemented
corrective actions addressing any issue raised.
Quality management of the Aruba suppliers through the practice
of regularly scheduled audits covering all aspects of manufacturing
operations applicable to Aruba products.
Own reporting of RMA repair data and drive necessary actions
addressing issues related to repair or manufacturing practices.
In concert with the Supply Chain Hardware Test team, support of
the failure analysis process and the coordination of FA
communication to the customer
Performs Supplier Quality Systems Assessment and supplier
process reviews and identify gaps/opportunities in Supplier
QMS/Processes and drive Continuous Improvement projects
Closely work with supplier to develop quality processes and
drive "Zero Defect" mentality
Establish dashboards and metrics and use a data-driven approach
to problem identification and resolution.
Utilize statistical quality tools to establish performance
baselines and identify focus areas for product performance
enhancements and improvements.
- Interface with suppliers and CMs (Contract Manufacturers) to
monitor quality and reliability. Establish quality targets, drive
continuous quality and reliability improvements at suppliers.
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Industrial Engineering,
Manufacturing Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or
Lean, Six Sigma black belt or equivalent preferred.
Typically 6-10 years experience.
Experience in Quality/Reliability in high volume wired/wireless
Experience with all aspects of supplier quality management:
quality concepts/tools/methods (e.g. SPC/SQC, FMEA,DFM, DOE,
IQ/OQ/PQ, MSA, GRR, 8D, etc.), quality issue resolution and quality
Project management experience and a deep understanding of
problem-solving tools including design of experiments, root cause
analysis and statistical analytical tools
Experience in implementing an ISO compliant Quality Management
Systems, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), preferred
Experience building highly scalable and efficient supplier
quality management systems
Experience with the following is highly desirable: SMT,
mechanical enclosures, metal casting, ink / paint / adhesive
manufacturing, plastic parts, injection molding and stamping
Knowledge/experience of Lean Six Sigma, process mapping and
improvement, as well as experience working with Suppliers
- Conducting reviews of material specifications, hardware and
electrical component design and processes, and industry quality
standards and methodologies.
What We Can Offer You:
Extensive benefits, a competitive salary and participation in
the shared values and purpose that make Hewlett Packard Enterprise
one of the worlds most attractive employers! At HPE, our goal is to
provide equal opportunities, flexible work-life balance, and
constantly evolving career growth.
If you are looking for challenges in an exciting, supportive and
international work environment, then we definitely want to hear
from you. Continue the conversation by clicking apply now below, or
directly via our Careers Portal at www.hpe.com/careers.
Join us and make your mark!
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HPE is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Veterans/Disabled/LGBT
and Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to diversity and
building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds,
perspectives, and skills. We do not discriminate and all decisions
we make are made on the basis of qualifications, merit, and
business need. Our goal is to be one global diverse team that is
representative of our customers, in an inclusive environment where
we can continue to innovate and grow together. #ArubaUS
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