A manufacturing, supply chain and logistics specialist that assess supplier quality and ensure that products received are up to Fox standards. Communicate with suppliers to address and resolve quality issues, providing technical input and guidance on process enhancements and improvements.
Review engineering and manufacturing specifications to identify materials needed.
Review and assess suppliers’ manufacturing processes.
Conducts tests and assessments on products to identify quality issues.
Maintains documentation and reports related to supplier quality, including defect rates and areas within the manufacturing process that results in flaws.
Provides technical guidance and assistance to suppliers, working closely with the vendor to incorporate any recommendations.
Communicate between Fox management and suppliers to identify issues in supply quality and work towards a solution.
Responsible for measuring supplier KPIS
Maintain constant communication with the suppliers.
Responsible for Incoming quality of product.
Develop Incoming inspection process.
Supplier components PPAP reviews and approval.
Validate PPAP samples according to Fox requirements.
Monitor Supplier performance indicators.
Write Non-Conformance Supplier Reports.
Develop cost recovery.
Monitor amount of parts and money inside quarantine.
Supports new product launch.
Perform supplier audits.
Manage and review raw material certificate of compliance.
Drive supplier continuous improvement.
Specific Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Strong statistical analysis and technical skills
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Advanced knowledge of manufacturing and production processes
Bachelor’s degree in engineering
3 – 7 years of experience in a manufacturing environment
3+ years Supplier Quality Engineer
CORE TOOLS: PPAP, APQP, PPAP, MSA, PFMEA, Control Plans
Work Environment and Physical Requirements:
Lift up to 20 lbs. frequently.
Requires walking, standing, bending and lifting for long periods of time.
Vision abilities required to validate and enter data on computer.
About Fox Factory
For over three decades, FOX has been an industry leader in the design and development of high performance shock absorbers and racing suspension products for snowmobiles, mountain bikes, motorcycles, ATVs, UTVs, off-road cars, trucks, and SUVs.In 1974, Bob Fox started racing his products in motocross and we haven't stopped racing since. FOX equipped vehicles and racers have stood atop podiums in every sport we have competed in — from the sands of Baja to the dunes of Dakar.Our team of engineers perform rigorous tests with our athletes year round. The data we collect from performance testing and our application of that knowledge to our product is what separates FOX from every other suspension company.