Job Code | #100

Supplier Quality Engineer


Aliso Viejo, CA, USA

Job Overview:

Do you enjoy working in a creative fast-growing entrepreneurial environment? With indie you´ll never walk alone! We place high value on our teams and pursue excellence for our employees and customers!

indie is an Autotech solutions innovator. We focus on edge sensors spanning multiple modalities including LiDAR, radar, ultrasound and vision for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), autonomous vehicles, connected car, user experience and electrification applications.

The Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) is part of the indie quality team, responsible for the qualification, monitoring and continuous improvement of indie suppliers and subcontractors.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support the supplier development team with qualification activities of new suppliers/subcontractors.

  • Drive supplier/subcontractor compliance to indie quality and product requirements. Create and negotiate quality agreements.

  • Maintain and execute the supplier/subcontractor audit plan/schedule.

  • Drive supplier/subcontractor PPAP submission and approval.

  • Process and track supplier/subcontractor change notifications

  • Support Product Engineering with the evaluation of maverick lot information and other quality related issues at subcontractors.

  • Drive supplier/subcontractor quality data reporting and analysis.

  • Track supplier/subcon non-conformance and indie complaints, drive corrective and preventive action through the 8D methodology.

  • Drive and track supplier/subcon continuous improvement activities.

  • Support the supplier development and management teams with supplier/subcon performance data.

  • Perform continuous improvement activities of the indie supplier development process and procedures.

Job Requirements:

With us, you must love being part of an organization where everyone makes a difference and contributes to the company's success. Creativity, Ownership and Excellence are what we value.

These are the skills and know how an ideal candidate would bring. We understand that nobody is perfect! After all, your new job should challenge you and you should have the possibilities to grow.

  • 5+ years of experience in the semiconductor industry Process or Quality Engineering.

  • Experience in performing quality and process audits.

  • Experience with automotive semiconductor requirements (AEC), PFMEA, Control Plan, PPAP, IATF16949 and VDA 6.3is a plus.

  • BS/MS in Electrical, Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering

  • The successful candidate must have a strong manufacturing and quality engineering skills, data analysis skills as well as strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Experience interfacing and negotiating with suppliers is required.

  • Fact-based, decision making skills with focus on root cause analysis and corrective action.

  • Attention to details.

  • Domestic and international travel will be required.


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