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Sr. Supplier Quality Engineer

Date: Apr 16, 2019

Location: Shenzhen, China, 44, CN

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 115236 

Multi Location Job: Shenzhen, China 

Essential Responsibilities:


  • Lead and manage suppliers towards achieving breakthrough quality and reliability improvements
  • Lead deployment of modern and effective quality methods and tools across supplier processes
  • Internalize and deploy warranty and field failure PPM metrics and goals with alignment to key process improvement areas including manufacturing, test, and development processes
  • Work closely with sourcing team to drive supplier performance towards achievement of defined goals using the supplier scorecard process
  • Foster teamwork with the regional quality and product teams to insure total alignment of efforts and objectives
  • Use quality data effectively and frequently to focus efforts on top priorities and achieving results
  • Perform supplier source inspection AQL using 0.65 acceptance criteria
  • Develop and deploy new product release plan to achieve quality performance requirements
  • Respond aggressively to customer and regional quality team complaints by driving systematic countermeasures and preventive actions with suppliers


Required Education and Experience:

  • 8+ years in supplier quality management with proven and significant results
  • Strong hands-on knowledge in the use of quality tools and methods; Six Sigma preferred
  • Strong electronics background in audio/video technology and manufacturing
  • Strong applied experience of ISO9001 and TS16949 quality standards


Required Skills:

  • Lean Six Sigma with Green Belt certification, Black Belt preferred
  • Proficiency in production process control and cosmetic and finish requirements.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and influence skills
  • Customer focus with urgency, responsiveness and initiative to action
  • Data and fact driven with strong analytical skills
  • Results driven and strives to meeting or exceeding goals and objectives
  • Strong teamplayer and builds trust and confidence with suppliers and internal teams


Basic Qualifications:



  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering required.
  • Minimum of 8 years of work experience relating to manufacturing process and quality control
  • Six Sigma Green Belt certification or equivalent required
  • Lean Manufacturing experience required
  • Domestic and international travel is required for this position
  • Current estimate of travel is 85 percent


HARMAN ( designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things.  With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In March 2017, HARMAN became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics. HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or Protected Veterans status.  HARMAN offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with HARMAN!  (

Requisition Id : 115236 

Multi Location Job: Shenzhen, China 


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