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General Electric Casting Supplier Quality Engineer in Home/Remote/Alternate, Italy

Job Description Summary

The Sourcing Supplier Quality Engineer will drive Quality for assigned Casting suppliers located in Asia, Europe and/or North-Central America.

Supplier Quality Engineer will support suppliers selection through qualification processes, will own supplier results and drive improvements utilizing supplier scorecards audits, ensuring compliance.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Supplier Quality Assurance and Supplier Quality Development

  • Lead supplier qualifications, action plans, audits, performance monitoring

  • Track metrics & works quality improvement plans to address problem areas

  • Review and approve quality plans, investigate quality escapes to provide root cause analysis and ensure effective corrective actions are taken

  • Mentor suppliers in the application of Avio Aero quality tools & requirements

  • Ensure compliance and drive improvement plans where needed

  • Review documentation and witness supplier practices to determine if sound manufacturing and inspection principles are in place

  • Balance both tactical execution with strategic initiatives necessary to drive Quality Improvement projects

  • Lead problem resolutions in network with other Avio Aero function (Sourcing, Engineering, Production) providing technical knowledge

  • Support Vendor Recovery process

  • Participate new source introduction assessment providing technical support to Sourcing team

  • Act as Avio Aero representative on site at Suppliers to facilitate new product qualifications and problems resolution


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Engineering from an accredited university or college

  • Investment Casting process knowledge

  • Previous experience of Investment Casting

  • Previous experience in Quality, Manufacturing and/or Engineering

  • Ability to drive RCCA, 8D, PFMEA

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Availability to travel for at least 50% of time

  • Fluent in of English and Italian

  • EU work permit

Desired Characteristics

  • Material or Aerospace Engineering degree from an accredited university or college preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems

  • Demonstrated experience in New Product Introduction process

  • Lean Six Sigma and Statistical Process Control trained

  • Green Belt certified

  • Auditor certified

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and support multiple projects simultaneously

  • Ability to influence others and lead small teams

Avio Aero is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age or disability . We are not all the same. Just Be yourself @ Avio Aero

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No