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Supplier Quality Engineer

Company: Silver Peak Systems Inc
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, is a leading provider of next-generation networking solutions for the mobile enterprise:

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.

About You:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent.

  • Lean, Six Sigma black belt or equivalent preferred.

  • Typically 6-10 years experience.

  • Experience in Quality/Reliability in high volume wired/wireless manufacturing preferred

  • 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 monitoring measures.

  • 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

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


Keywords: Silver Peak Systems Inc, Santa Clara , Supplier Quality Engineer, Other , Santa Clara, California

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