Job Description: ( Full time Permanent Opportunity)
Job Location: Montreal,Qubec
Salary Range: 55000 to 65000 Candian Dollar/Annum
Following are responsibilities of the eligible candidate:
1. Maintain an updated list of all design-make commodities for the GT SCU. Will need to work with SMEs/ECLs/Buyers/SQEs.
a.This above list should classify each of the design-make commodities based on the level of customization involved
b.The above list should be regularly updated to track history of design related issues with the commodities
c.For each of the design-make commodities listed for GT SCU, understand if the commodity has an impact on safety.
2.Maintain a list of all the design-make suppliers for the GT SCU. Will need to work with SQEs/Buyers to get this information
3.Maintain a risk register of the design-make suppliers for the GT SCU. (This will need to include spend/year, history of past issues). From the risk register identify the highest priority suppliers that need to audited for the following year, complete a sanity check of the identified suppliers with other stake holders (skills owners, GCL, ECL, chief engineers, SDTM) and get their agreement to audit the identified suppliers.
4.Conduct Design-Development audit and finish follow up activity for each design-make supplier selected to be audited
a.Following Pre-audit tasks will need to be carried out:
i.Identify the SMEs/ECLs/Technical points of contact that are technical experts of the commodity.
ii.Work with SMEs/ECLs/Technical points of contact to identify the desired skills, methods and experience
iii.Understand if there were any previous issues (MQIs, 7-steps, REDTOPS etc) on the commodity & supplier combination and review the relevant documents to gain understanding of issues that lead to the issues (i.e. were they design process related or design capability related?). This part of the preparation will assist in identifying the key area to concentrate on during the audit.
iv.Send the design development audit questionnaire to the supplier at least 4 weeks prior to the audit date along with the detailed agenda. Request the supplier to provide their comments at least
1 week before the audit. After supplier response is received consolidate supplier response and SME comments into one questionnaire to be used at the actual audit.
b.Carry out the design-development audit. (Make arrangements for the SME/ECL/Technical point of contact to accompany you for the audit.). Determine actual levels of the skills, methods and experience and GAPS with desired levels. Also identify risks in the design process. Share results with the supplier at the end of the audit.
c.After the audit is completed the following post audit tasks will need to be carried out:
i.Create an audit report and send it out to the supplier (highlight risks on the process side, and GAPS on capability side and any OFIs that were mutually agreed) – within 1 week – 10 days of the audit date.
ii.This person is also responsible for closure of the audit findings in an effective manner (Within 12 weeks of the audit report sent to supplier). This will include working with the supplier post audit to review their proposals for closure of each action item and in determining if the supplier’s proposal will adequately address the audit finding. In case the supplier is not acting on the audit findings, the issue needs to be escalated through the appropriate channel (via Technical Oversight Lead, via buyer, via Supplier Quality & Development Executive)
iii.Send summary of the audit findings to internal stakeholders (within 1 week – 10 days of the audit date) to inform the business of the risks that need to be mitigated if our customer chooses to work with the supplier. The internal stakeholders are responsible for putting the adequate containment measures.
5.Complete any training requirements identified by Technical Oversight Lead or other business leaders.
The qualified candidate will be required to work in Montreal to dispense the above responsibilities. The expected frequency of travel would be one supplier audit per month and one visit per every two quarters to Mount Vernon to review progress with the Technical Oversight Lead.
1.Minimum - A Bachelor’s (4 year degree) in Mechanical, electrical or aerospace engineering.
2.At least 5 years of engineering background working as a mechanical or systems engineer on Industrial gas turbine development. A Master’s degree candidate with 3 or more years of work experience is also acceptable.
3.Ability to communicate and articulate effectively with other stake holders (includes report writing, power point packs and presenting to senior business leaders).
4.Project Management experience or 1 or 2 years.