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for our customers, for groundbreaking products and for a sustainable future. In addition to our existing manufacturing of 28nm semiconductor products, our new 22nm technology (22FDX) sets standards with regard to energy efficiency and performance.
With our energy saving technology, we are targeting the growth markets of the future : the 'Internet of Things', including areas such as Industry 4.
0, Wearables and Automotive.
Experienced Engineer Supplier Quality (m / f)
As a member of our Fab1 Supplier Quality Team you are located in our Fab 1 in Dresden, Germany. Your main responsibilities will be to continuously work with our global and European suppliers of high-
purity materials to assure continuous high and stable quality and earliest detection of any abnormalities. In this role you will work closely with interdisciplinary local and global teams.
Priority for this role is to prevent supplier related incidences in the Fab based on the incoming Line of Defense (iLoD) concept.
You will develop strategies with the suppliers to continuously improve early detection capabilities. Potential problems are identified through systematic risk assessments.
In case of identified problems at the suppliers or sub-suppliers you define the appropriate structured action plans.
You will lead and push suppliers and internal material teams to achieve high quality solutions. Appropriate KPIs will help you to focus on the right priorities.
Your responsibilities :
Supplier data collection and evaluation during new supplier / material qualification including reporting and data analysis
Develop and monitor suppliers to ensure quality objectives are achieved
Obtain material specification acceptance from suppliers
Define and continuously review ship to control agreements with suppliers
Work with supplier on SPC, control limit quality & Cpk targets
Ensure check and release of material deliveries in compliance with agreed specifications
Ensure right set up of supplier / material master data in SQM systems incl. ASL
Manage supplier change requests including risk assessment, qualification and approval
Rate supplier quality performance during global supplier rating and monitor the implementation of committed improvement actions
Lead SCAR / IMI process and work with the supplier on the 8D reporting in case of non-conformities
Ensure immediate escalation internally and / or at supplier in case of emergency / excursions
Conduct periodic quality and / or business reviews with suppliers to review KPIs & agreed targets
Lead supplier onsite audits and / or supplier checklist audits
Regularly review quality data to identify negative trends, outliers or improvements
Proactively work with suppliers and push the suppliers to identify and agree on continuous improvement plans
Cooperate with local and global material teams according mutually agreed strategies
Ensure quality procedures are always followed by internal parties and suppliers
University / college degree with focus on chemistry, physics, material science or related field is required
Specialist knowledge of quality management systems according ISO 9001 / IATF 16949 / VDA
Lean Six Sigma certification
Certified lead auditor IATF 16949 / VDA6.3
Several years of relevant work experience in the semiconductor industry or semiconductor supply industry
Experience in production of chemicals for semiconductor industry
Experience in supplier and quality management Experienced Lead auditor for supplier audits
Good IT skills with Office Software, Google and ERP systems
Advanced project lead experience, evidence of successfully completed improvement projects
Very good knowledge and experience in material analytical methods
Experience and application of statistical methods and statistical analytical software
Experience and application of quality methods, e.g. FMEA, SPC, 8D, MSA, Change management, 3x5Why, Ishikawa, Poka Yoke
Experience to lead cross functional and international teams and to deal with executive management levels
Very good presentation skills
Other Attributes :
Fluent in English and German
Understanding of semiconductor customer expectations and supplier relations
Excellent communication and team working skills,
Excellent problem solving skills
Drive for results and strong accomplishment orientation
Need to understand and work on supplier quality issues at a macro level and present results on management level
Connecting themes like quality systems, micro economic topics and industrial relations linked to supplier quality
Push to get result in the required time