Supplier Quality Engineer

An exciting career awaits at CoolIT Systems

POSITION: Supplier Quality Engineer

JOB TYPE: Fulltime, Permanent
LOCATION:
Calgary, AB (candidates located in other areas will be considered)
EDUCATION: Technical Degree
TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: 30%

The Opportunity

The SQE is responsible to drive part suppliers and Contracted Manufacturer (CM) performance, procedures and processes in collaboration with procurement, manufacturing, quality, and engineering teams.

Company Overview

Founded in Calgary, Alberta in 2001, CoolIT Systems Inc. is the world leader in liquid cooling technology. Today, CoolIT’s technology is disrupting the inefficient, expensive, and outdated paradigm of using air to keep electronics cool. We work with the biggest names in the technology industry to enable high-performance data centers and desktop computers that are used for everything from solving science’s most complex problems to delivering the latest high-end entertainment experiences.

As the global leader in scalable liquid cooling technology for desktop computers and data centers, CoolIT expects to continue our strong growth trend in 2022. With a record-breaking open order book and an average YoY revenue growth rate of 60% since 2016, there’s never been a more exciting time to join our team.

We strive to be an employer of choice and as such we believe in rewarding our employees with career and development opportunities that will maintain and strengthen our culture while aligning to our vision and values. We are a company that is full of vibrant, innovative people who love what we do.

Vivid Vision

At  CoolIT,  our  Vivid  Vision  is  perhaps  the  most  important document we possess,  and we reference it daily. The Vivid  Vision  brings  us  together  and  aligns  our  efforts, intentions,  and  definition  of  success.  As  we  grow,  the  need to  have a unified  cause and direction  is  more vital  than ever,  and  the  Vivid  Vision  is  exactly  that.  This is where  we are  going  and this  is  how we will know when we get there. Our Vivid Vision is based on three pillars:

Dream: An innovation beacon, authority and educator to industry

People: Bright passionate team members pursuing dreams, thinking different and finding a better way

Culture: Delivering on what we promise, on-time, every time

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Control Plans, MSAs, and Quality Plans
  • Be responsible for all quality assurance in NPI DVT, PVT build, drive part suppliers and CM to close the open issue
  • Establish and implement inspections, test methods, and inspection sampling plans to ensure performance and quality of the product meet product specifications and expectations for both production level components and finished devices
  • Implement PPAP (FAI). PPAP include FAI, Material Certificates, Quality/Process Control Plan, FMEA, MSA, Process Parameter Sheet, RoHS compliance, Reliability Test, COC
  • Verify product test result and conditions with test engineer according to test spec, feedback any design issue to product engineering
  • Able to detect the potential quality risk before PPAP sign off
  • Perform root cause investigation for supplier product quality issues and ensure supplier corrective/preventive actions are in place
  • Drive supplier CIP(Continuous Improvement Process) to meet company’s goal, monthly supplier meeting review the progress; yearly supplier audit and follow up audit findings
  • Aggressively support in handling customer quality complaint and implement corrective action quickly, lesson learning report to project team
  • Work closely with sourcing team on new supplier audit and cost reduction (VA/VE) /supplier transfer project
  • Implement the new supplier qualification process through capability matching, supplier risk assessment, supplier self-assessment, on-site qualification audit, qualification database management, etc

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Proven team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills who can effectively work with project team and supplier
  • Customer Focus: Providing exceptional service and quality to external and internal customer
  • Understanding and working in past organizations that have centralized and decentralized structures as business requirements change
  • Has the ability to learn things as quickly as possible irrespective of technology, systems and processes the business
  • Process audit skills with a TS16949 and/or ISO system background
  • Lead ISO auditor
  • PPAP/MSA/SPC/PFMEA/Control plan deep understanding
  • Product/ component design experience or manufacture process experience, DFM/DFA
  • Minimum 5 years SQE experience in manufacturing quality (electron is a plus)
  • Process audit skills
  • Ability to train and lead: APQP, FMEA’s, Control Plan, Run at Rate, PPAP
  • Certified problem solver: 8-D, Six Sigma Green Belt a plus
  • Ability to understand technical drawings and specifications
  • Knowledge of measurement systems including MSA
  • Proficiency in use of personal computers, Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) and e-mail skills
  • Results-Driven: Having a proactive, goal-oriented approach to decision making
  • Proven team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills who can effectively work with project team and supplier
  • Customer Focus: Providing exceptional service and quality to external and  internal customers
  • Understanding and working in past organizations that have centralized and decentralized structures as business requirements change
  • Self-Awareness: Accepting responsibility for personal development and actions
  • Have clear objectives and strives to exceed them
  • Takes ownership for personal career and skill development

Application Requirements

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

Applications submitted without requested documents will not be considered. We thank every candidate in advance, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.







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