Who We Are:
IMI Precision Engineering is a world leader in motion and fluid control technologies. Wherever precision, speed and engineering reliability are essential, we deliver exception solutions which improve the productivity and efficiency of our customers’ equipment.
Part of IMI plc, we have a sales and service network in 75 countries, as well as manufacturing capability in the USA, Germany, China, UK, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Mexico and Brazil. We support this with our global centers of technical excellence, and facilities for CFD design and R&D testing.
Reports To: Director of Supply Chain
Location: Farmington, CT
The Supplier Development Engineer is the primary point of contact between IMI and its suppliers in matters relating to Purchased Production Part Approval, Defect Prevention/Detection and the effective resolution of supplier quality issues through Supplier Corrective Actions. The SDE sets clear Zero Defects and On Time Delivery expectations, assesses quality gaps in the supply bas. This is achieved through a partnership with suppliers providing training and support to reduce supplier parts per million and IMI risks associated with non-conforming material. Additionally, the SDE supports the Procurement, Quality and Production team by ensuring that parts, materials, and sub-assemblies received from suppliers consistently conform to IMI specified requirements. The SDE is responsible to support supplier selection and qualification, supplier maintenance, development and change activities are conducted in accordance with IMI requirements.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
Education and Experience
Computers and Technology
Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook)
Six sigma black belt preferable
This position has no supervisory responsibilities
Work Environment and Physical Demands
The work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Office environment involves:
Health, Safety and Environmental
Employees are responsible for the Health, Safety, and Welfare of themselves, the environment and other people. All employees must comply with HSE training and instructions, help to maintain a safe & clean working environment, and use any Personal Protective Equipment provided by the Company.
Employees must report any accidents, incidents, and near misses to management. Additionally, employees are expected to notify management of any dangerous or potentially dangerous situations or practices.
Additional information can be found on the IMI Global Intranet under Health & Safety.
The IMI Code of Conduct
All employees are expected to represent the values and maintain the standards contained in The IMI Code of Conduct. The IMI Code of Conduct can be found on the IMI Global Intranet under About IMI.
The IMI Way Behaviors
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate The IMI Way Behaviors: Connect, Learn, Improve, Deliver and Lead. Detailed definitions and performance metrics for each behavior can be found on the IMI Global Intranet in the Performance Management section inside HR.
Changes to this Job Description
The Company may amend this job description in whole or part, at any time, without notice.