Eaton Corporation Supplier Quality Development (SQD) Engineer in Shaanxi Sheng, China

  • Support for regional/global sourcing project, participate the process of supplier development, evaluation and qualification.

  • Lead the process of supplier evaluation and qualification in terms of Eaton supplier qualification system requirements.

  • Support material prototype, FAI, PPAP and release process in sourcing project.

  • Conduct process audit, MSA, continuous improvement and prevention system development with suppliers.

  • Review PPAP documentations; verify SSA on-site (if necessary) and execute process audit as process requirements.

  • Keep tracking supplier performance and look for opportunities to improve including quality, delivery, service, cost management, relationship, and technical support and so on.

  • If need, train supplier about CTQ, PPAP, knowledge to satisfy Eaton project requirements.

  • Conduct business in a manner that is consistent with Eaton policies and procedures including Eaton Business Code of Conduct.

  • Collaborate with regional SCM and Plants on Supplier Quality Improvement. Measure supplier performance using standard supplier quality KPI such as DPPM, LRR% , raw material incidence and etc.

  • Conduct audit for new supplier development, verify the effectiveness of the cross-functional supplier selection process to ensure that the best possible suppliers are selected under consideration of the Total Cost of Ownership approach;

  • Applies Advanced Quality planning techniques such as SPC, FMEA, Control Plan, and Measurement System Analysis to evaluate supplier’s manufacturing ability to produce products with a stable process

  • Works with supply base to assure product is submitted for approval to support new product development and launches (PPAP/FAI process)

  • Perform supplier quality role in PROLaunch for new product introduction, work out Supplier Production Control Plans, Supplier Production Part Approval Documentation, Supplier Process Risk Assessment & Mitigation, Supplier Error Proofing Plans.

  • Deploy Eaton EQS and Supplier Excellence Manual for custom made part and to strategic suppliers

  • Supplier DPPM analysis, set up metrics to measure supplier quality performance, drive supplier for continuous quality improvement. Monitor supplier corrective actions.

  • Drive Close Loop Corrective Action for Material issues

  • Provide Supplier Training on SSA, QPA, PFA, FAI, ProLaunch/PPAP, 8D, EQS, and SEM

  • Handle customer complaint events for regional suppliers, conduct containment action, root cause analysis, corrective and preventive actions with suppliers to satisfied customers. If need, work closely with supplier on-site to find out root cause and verify actions on-site as well.


  • Technical degree in engineering discipline or equivalent work experience with minimum 5 years experiences in supplier quality management.

  • Must have a strong technical background in working with Packaging, or Plastic Molding and Metal Stamping suppliers.

  • Or Must have a strong technical background in working with PCB & Electro-Mechanical suppliers.

  • Quality system and Production process audit skill. Is able to create and manage quality improvement plans at supplier site

  • Technically incline and knows how to interpret drawings / diagrams. Able to read English drawings and specifications. Able to communicate through English e-mails and oral skill.

  • Strong knowledge and experience in Process Capability Study (Cpk), Process Control Charts, Control Plan, PPAP, Inspection Plan, 8-D, APQP etc.

  • Understanding of ISO9000, TS16949 and Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma belt status a plus

  • Strong team player with good knowledge in team building, team leadership and brain-storming.

  • Self-driven, result, and process oriented. Motivated to work effectively without direct supervision.

  • Good computer skill in Excel, Power Point and Word. Strong analytical ability.

  • Experience in supporting USA or European factories for sourcing from China, including the co-ordination with divisional commodity managers and product engineers in the USA or Europe, and supporting supplier discussions if required.

  • Willing to travel. (Up to 40%)

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Job: Quality

Region: Asia Pacific

Organization: PDD CPCD Circuit Protection and Controls Div

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

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