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Supplier Quality Engineer

Date: Oct 13, 2021

Location: Pune, IN

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

Job Summary

Key accountabilities

Exemplifying a safety-first mind-set and ensuring compliance with the GKN Aerospace Health, Safety and Environmental policies and standards.

Coordinate, analyse and escalate effectively. Be the owner of the solution

Drive problem solving

by utilizing root cause analysis, preventative and corrective action to reduce/eliminate non-conformances.

Implement MRB process with effective planning & organizing

Report supplier issues in time in internal system and track for effective closure.

Implement the supplier quality processes with a high degree of process capability utilizing the GKN standard Zero Defect Manufacturing (ZDM) tool suite to demonstrate as such.

Solve supplier quality defects as per timeline to ensure no impact on production.

Maintain positive team relationships with internal and external customers, suppliers as well as co-workers

Continuously improve production processes by implementing Lean initiatives.

Job Responsibilities


  • Technical expertise in supplier quality,
    with a professional qualification / background (university degree) in engineering (Aerospace, Mechanical)
  • Experience of managing wide range of suppliers in Aerospace industry
  • Working knowledge of LEAN processes and practices
  • Solve supplier quality issues. 
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in supplier quality.
  • Working knowledge of quality system models such as ISO9000, AS9100, or D1-9000
  • Ability to influence people, build trust and establish effective working relationships within a global organisation
  • Fluent in English language, both written and spoken
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Should be able to manage multiple suppliers

Delivers measurable, metrics driven results in line with Operational & Program goals.

Job Qualifications

  • Familiarity with PPAP, ASQR01, ASR processes or equivalent
  • Knowledge of Aerospace process would be additional benefit.
  • Knowledge Aerospace wiring harness parts is added advantage.
  • Evaluate Non-Conformances and propose dispositions for NC’s

    Ensure availability of all technical documentation, aids and tooling in the required condition to ensure compliance of parts to customer requirements

  • Delivers measurable, metrics driven results in line with operational goals
  • Prepared to travel domestically and occasionally internationally; Expected travel <5% of year.