Job Focus :
Manages a group of Component Engineers, Supplier Quality Engineers and Technician.
Lead regional procurement engineering team to drive suppliers to meet NI requirement from quality and engineering perspective.
Escalation point for suppliers related quality issues.
Establish strong working relationship with suppliers and R&D.
Work with cross functional teams (R&D and Commodity Management) on new supplier assessment and other projects.
Evangelizes the NI culture, guiding principles & core values & encourages innovation
Ensures personal & team contribution to higher level Department, Manufacturing & Corporate goals and / or initiatives
Effectively collaborates with personnel across Manufacturing sites
Assists in developing Departmental goals
Leads initiatives & projects in support of Manufacturing goals
Develops & ensures compliance to procedures & area budgets
Develops & grows effective teams
Continuously manages employee performance, morale & career paths
Business / Technical Skills :
Possess supplier quality managementexperience.
Experience with various manufacturingprocesses / commodities such as sheet metal, machining, die cast, plastic,electronics components, PCB etc.
Strong understanding on quality tools 8D, Fish Bone Diagram etc.
Possess technical aptitude toinfluence peer departments on key decisions.
Strong problem solving, communication& interpersonal skills
Strong team building skills
Bachelor’s Degree Required : BS in industrial, mechanical or mechatronics engineering required.
Minimum 10 years working experience inelectronic manufacturing industry, preferably with 2 to 3 years’ peoplemanagement experience.