Senior Supplier Quality Manager

Posted 31 Aug 2022

Kaohsiung, Kaohsiung - Taiwan

Req Id 254912


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Your Role:

Supplier Quality Managers are accountable for leading the quality management of critical materials and suppliers to the Semiconductor Materials business. This position interfaces closely with Quality Assurance/Control, Manufacturing, Product/Market Management, Engineering, Sourcing, and Supply Chain to manage supplier risk and monitor, correct, and prevent supplier performance issues.

This candidate will be responsible for the management of a subset of suppliers that support the Specialty Gases manufacturing plants and the other Semiconductor Materials Taiwan plants and suppliers. You will be a key part of the larger Semiconductor Materials Global Supplier Quality Team. As the Specialty Gas Senior Supplier Quality Manager, he/she will be responsible for leading a small team of Supplier Quality Engineers providing guidance and mentorship to his/her team members. This position is also responsible for providing day to day Supplier Quality Engineering support for a fast-paced manufacturing operation. This includes the evaluation of deviations / out of specification conditions, data trending, and leading quality investigations (root cause analysis and implementation of corrective action plans), perform statistical analysis and trending to assess and monitor product/process performance, provide guidance for the disposition of non-conforming product, lead and participate in the creation of risk assessments, training and developing of suppliers as needed. A key part of this position is the ability to work with and lead cross functional teams to collaboratively manage supplier changes, qualifications, CAPA plans, and development projects. This will include the need to create/revise standard operating procedures and other documents. This position will also lead supplier audit teams, technical supplier meetings, and routine SPC/SQC reviews with suppliers domestically and internationally as needed. 

The position as Senior Supplier Quality Manager will be based in Taiwan.

Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science or Arts Degree
  • Working knowledge of Electronic Quality Systems (CAPA, Change Control, Document Management)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • B.S. in engineering or other technical disciplines preferred. 
  • 5+ years of Electronics experience in commercial, manufacturing, quality, or technical roles.
  • ISO Lead Auditor Trained (such as ISO 9001-2015, ISO 140001, ISO/TS 16949)
  • Experience in leading quality audits, from opening meetings to final reports.
  • Demonstrated ability to create and update standard operating procedures ("SOP").
  • Have strong communication skills with the ability to collaborate at all levels and functions of the organization.
  • Previous experience communicating with suppliers and or customers. 
  • Experience in quality management systems including root cause analysis, metrology, SPC/SQC, and continuous improvement.
  • Collaborative and motivated team player. Always looking to share and advance best practices.
  • Experience with relevant data analysis software / tools (eq. Minitab or JMP)
  • Willingness to travel 30% of your time and periodically work outside of conventional business hours to support a global business.
  • Six Sigma Black Belt or Green Belt a plus
  • ASQ CQE a plus


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