Supplier Quality Engineering
Driving Supplier Excellence in Quality Management
AMREP China's Supplier Quality Engineering (SQE) services is an escalation of our product inspection and audit services. We go beyond managing your supplier's quality on a product-by-product basis to providing strategic leadership for developing your supplier's quality management systems and capabilities . Our aims are to foster exceptional Chinese supplier performance so that you can get zero defect, world-class quality products.
What We Do
Our Supplier Quality Engineers (SQEs) are engineers with specialisations in quality engineering, quality management systems and tools (Six Sigma), quality standards, manufacturing, and supplier management. They act as your on-site focal point for all your quality concerns and work in a preventative, problem-solving, hands-on, collaborative mode with your suppliers to resolve quality problems. Some of the areas they work on are:
Problem Resolution and Corrective Actions
- Identify product defects and quality problems using investigative techniques e.g. Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA), Root Cause Analysis and Tear Down Analysis.
- Develop and implement corrective actions with your suppliers.
Communication and Feedback
- Regular supplier performance reports.
- Create effective communication channels between you and your supplier for feedback.
- Assist suppliers with implementing your feedback and any required production changes.
Supplier Performance Management
- Develop supplier performance metrices.
- Monitoring, collection, reviewing, and analysis of supplier performance data.
- Develop quality management systems and processes e.g. AQAP (Advanced Product Quality Planning), PPAP (Production Parts Approval Process) and SPC (Statistical Process Controls).
- Collaboratively identify and lead initiatives with suppliers to continuously improve quality, production capabilities, and productivity.
- Provide sourcing advice to supplier purchasing departments.
- Train supplier personnel in key quality management competencies.
Featured Industry Specialisations
AutospecsChina is AMREP China's specialist division in automotive quality engineering. We provide dedicated automotive electronics, plastics, metal, mechnical, and material specialists across China to help your suppliers conform to international automotive quality standards.