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Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer

Proterra, Inc.
Industry, CA 91744
  • Job Code
    SUPPL01044-00001



Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer



The Proterra Story



Communities are growing and evolving, and with that, our transportation needs are changing. Now more than ever, we need smart solutions that provide safer, more reliable and cleaner transit. Every day, Proterra works to meet those needs, with the worlds best-performing zero-emission buses. Our revolutionary battery-electric buses help fleet operators abandon fossil fuels, improve environmental quality and reduce operating costs. Join the Proterra Revolution.



Position Overview



As a Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer you will provide support to Assembly Operations, Engineering and Supplier ensuring that products are delivered in accordance with established Quality Standards and customers specifications. This position will primarily be located out of our plant in City of Industry, CA.



Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities (*identifies Essential Functions)



  • Lead daily Materials Review Board activity for designed components, coordinate activities between production, manufacturing and manufacturing/design engineering. Responsible for material disposition.

  • Design and drive Proterras supplier quality issue identification, counter measure and issue resolution process.

  • Regularly interface with both supplier and manufacturing to clarify and provide engineering input on supplier related issues (position requires coordination with MRB, Design Engineering, Leadership, support and shop personnel to resolve manufacturing and supplier problems).

  • Manage and control supplier non-conforming material. Request RMA and complete RTV for returning non-conforming material

  • Coordinating ordering of replacement parts

  • Managing supplier chargeback activities

  • Track and report on MRB scrap cost KPI manage MRB cage

  • Document counter measures and drive resolution plans for supplier related issues within the manufacturing floor.

  • Ensure compliance to Proterra specifications and requirements.

  • Leading containment activities

  • Managing incoming inspection requirements

  • Other duties as assigned.

About Our Group:



  • As strategic partners, the Quality team strives to ensure that our values, culture and engagement always allow us to do great things for our company.

  • We strive to provide the highest level of service and support to our clients each and every day.

  • We work collaboratively to build strong relationships with our clients, partners, and own team.

  • We treat each other with respectand always try to have a little fun every day!

  • This position will report to theQuality Managerlocated in City of Industry, CA with the ability for some travel.

About You:



  • 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.

  • Extensive coordination, communication, team problem solving is required between departments/functional areas for production/service.

  • Ability to read and understand blueprints, specifications and familiar with GD&T

  • Knowledge/Interpretation of technical data

  • MRB, incoming inspection, and AQL sampling experience preferred.



Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities



The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)



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Posted: 2020-01-31 Expires: 2020-02-29
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