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Supplier Quality Engineer

Company: Neato Robotics
Location: San Jose
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Supplier Quality Engineer Neato Robotics is developing technology at the forefront of robotics & artificial intelligence. Our products are designed to free people from household chores and will change how we all look at housekeeping tasks. Our products, the award-winning Neato family of autonomous robotic vacuums, have set new standards for intelligence, ease of use and cleaning effectiveness. The products have been available in retail and online in the U.S. since 2010, and more recently in Europe and Asia. And they are only the first few of many new products to come. Our team consists of roboticists, mechanical, electrical and software engineers and product professionals who have launched brands that are now familiar names in consumer electronics. Our management team is seasoned in leading startups from early stage to successful multinational enterprises. We are wholly owned subsidiary of Vorwerk International and headquartered in San Jose, CA. For more information on Neato Robotics please visit our web site at The Supplier Quality Engineer---s responsibilities will include: supplier audits, assessment, contract input, risk management, standards compliance, identify supplier quality issues based on data, issue SCARs (Supplier Corrective Action Requests), drive root cause, corrective and preventative actions. Responsibilities Include: Work with management to develop Neato---s Supplier Quality Management System and Quality Policy Develop and implement Supplier quality programs and standards including continuous quality improvement initiatives for new and existing suppliers and provide input to supplier contracts Perform regular audits of contract manufacturers, suppliers, distribution centers, repair centers, and certain sub-suppliers (Primary Regions US and EMEA) Assessment of compliance to quality standards as defined in Neato---s Quality Management System and Quality Policy Conduct supplier capability reviews, provide risk assessment and contingency to support supply chain in vendor selection Responsible for managing end-to-end quality, working closely with suppliers and internal teams to assure new product readiness and ensure performance meets the key Neato quality and reliability metrics Manage production quality review, identify quality issues based on data such as yields, customer feedback, repair center data, and drive improvement Report supplier performance and quality to managementSummarize quality data and trends to create reports and presentations for all levels of internal audiences as needed Issue SCARs (Supplier Corrective Action Requests), drive root cause, corrective and preventative actions to closure Subject matter expert in supplier quality processes and participates on process improvement teams Up to 35% travel may be required Skills Required: 7 years industry experience including 3 years as a Supplier Quality Engineer related to system level electronics hardware products Experience working with global contract manufacturers and sub-suppliers Prefer experience working with distribution centers and repair centers in retail electronics Prefer experience working with electromechanical products or consumer electronics Demonstrated success in fast-paced environments Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) required ISO 900 2015 experienced Knowledge of DFM/DFX from early concept to product realization Knowledge of statistics, design of experimentation (DOE), six sigma, and risk analysis (FMEA, Cause and Effect, Fishbone Diagram, JMP etc.). Ability to manage day to day tasks, while driving improvements and reporting progress to Senior Management Education and Experience: Engineering (EE, ME, IE, CS, CE or related) Bachelor---s degree required Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Experience working with multiple organizations across different cultures and regions Excellent communication skills (written and oral) Familiar with Jira, Confluence, Arena

Keywords: Neato Robotics, San Jose , Supplier Quality Engineer, Engineering , San Jose, California

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