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Supplier Quality Engineer

Date: Jan 27, 2023

Location: Frankfort, KY, US

Company: Beam Suntory

Beam Suntory is Crafting the Spirits that Stir the World. Rooted in two centuries of family heritage, Beam Suntory has evolved into the world's third largest leading premium spirits company ... where each employee is treated like family and trusted with legacy. With our greatest assets - our premium spirits and our people - we're driving growth through impactful marketing, innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit. Beam Suntory is a place where you can come Unleash your Spirit by making an impact each and every day.

 

 

Supplier Quality Engineer  

 

The following position is open in KentuckyUnited States.


 

What makes this a great opportunity?

Beam Suntory inspires human connections, memorable stories and family legacies by Crafting the Spirits that Stir the World. Rooted in two centuries of family heritage, Beam Suntory has evolved into the world's third largest premium spirits company... where each employee is treated like family and trusted to be custodians of our world-class portfolio of brands steeped in legacy. With our greatest assets - our premium spirits and our people - we're driving growth through impactful marketing, innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit.

 

Role Responsibilities

Role Mission

(This position reports directly to the Senior Quality Manager) 

  

  • Provide support to production regarding raw material quality issues within the manufacturing facility
  • Develop quality assurance plans and process control procedures that will ensure production of finished products which meets quality specifications and standards
  • Coordinate/Perform packaging material testing and qualifications
  • Interpret data and Issue technical reports
  • Initiate and maintain raw material holds
  • Issue/Manage all Quality notifications to vendors
  • Schedule and lead regular meetings with suppliers
  • Coordinate supplier visits to plant
  • Contact and/or visit suppliers when necessary
  • Drive root cause analysis and corrective action process
  • Perform risk assessment of gaps identified between quality goals and actual performance
  • Troubleshoot automated inspection systems in the manufacturing facility
  • Develop and follow Leader Standard Work
  • Ensure compliance with TTB regulations
  • Ensure compliance with Corporate specifications
  • Adhere to and promote environmental health and safety as one of the organization’s business priorities.
  • Promote and adhere to Food Safety, 5S and ISO standards
  • Accept other duties as assigned

 

 

Qualifications & Experience

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of related experience in technical quality role; supplier/package quality, project management
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Knowledge of Excel, Word, computer based instrumentation
  • SAP, HACCP, Lean, and ISO or Continuous Improvement experience preferred

 

Competencies – Organizational, Role Specific & Leadership

 

Organizational Competencies

 

  • Entrepreneurial Approach
  • Creating Innovative Solutions
  • Beating the Competition….Together

 

Role Specific Competencies

 

  • Self motivation
  • Attention to detail
  • Critical/Logical thinking
  • Communication
  • Decision making

 

Leadership Competencies (if applicable)

 

  • Builds a winning team
  • Inspires engagement, passion and performance
  • Thinks and acts like an owner
  • Delivers impactful results with integrity

 

 

 

At Beam Suntory, people are our number one priority, and we believe our people grow together in diverse and inclusive environments where their unique insights, experiences and backgrounds are valued and respected. Beam Suntory is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, military veteran status and all other characteristics, attributes or choices protected by law. All recruitment and hiring decisions are based on an applicant’s skills and experience.


Nearest Major Market: Frankfort