Supplier Quality Engineer in Mexico City

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 11/18/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Supplier Quality Engineer -- Mexico City 

Are you a kid at heart looking to build a career with a leading global children's entertainment company?

At Spin Master, our unwavering commitment to open mindedness, integrity and innovation is a great part of what has made us an industry leader. How do we stay ahead of the pack? By hiring the best and brightest minds—and that’s why we want you!

What’s it like to work here?

Spin Master is a fast-paced, hands-on organization that provides many great opportunities for impactful decision-making; though our challenging start-up atmosphere isn’t for everyone, we have a proven record of opportunities for future advancement and internal transfers for our passionate and results driven team.

The Job:

Do you love to play? Are you looking for an exciting, vibrant, crazy, fun place to work?  Do you want a chance to help bring smiles to millions of children? In this exciting, dynamic role, you will oversee and administer all things related to supplier quality assurance in Mexico. You will work closely with suppliers to ensure production process compliance, manage quality control procedures, generate corrective action plans, and improve product quality during mass production for a variety of brands and products.


What we can expect from you:

QA procedures and organization

  • Create and/or modify procedures for production criteria for various types of products
  • Develop specifications and tolerances for vendors during quoting
  • Create and update QC inspection criteria and 3rd party inspection criteria for each new product
  • Coach and monitor new process implementation to ensure product quality and compliance

3rd party QC inspections

  • Manage 3rd party inspections
  • Work with 3rd party QC Team Lead to coordinate inspectors: quantity, schedules
  • Track rejection of pallets based on 3rd party inspections
  • Provide training to 3rd party inspection agency and factory QC inspectors to align product quality requirements

Laboratory testing

  • Organize 3rd party lab testing of new products
  • Manage re-testing for ongoing products
  • Track lab failures

Supplier relations

  • Manage/oversee vendor social compliance audits (e.g., ICTI, FAMA, etc)
  • Conduct supplier audits to ensure correct production processes are being followed
  • Monitor corrective action plans implemented at suppliers to improve the product quality during mass production
  • Evaluate and qualify potential suppliers
  • Work closely with Manufacturing Engineer and Sourcing to aid in the onboarding of new vendors
  • Follow up on quality issues identified by QC inspection to maintain product quality

Job Requirements

Who’s a good fit for this team:

  • An organized individual who lives for the deadlines
  • A self starter who can balance multiple priorities in a fast paced environment  
  • A resilient and adaptable personality as plans can change from day to day

You should apply if you have the following:

  • College degree or above
  • 3-5 years toy or hard tools manufacturing experience in production management, engineering or quality management
  • Prefer familiarity with toy-related production process (plastics, electronics, plush, games) and international standard (ASTM F963, European EN71, etc.) and testing methods of children’s products
  • Good computer skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Good command of English, both reading and writing
  • Valid driver’s license and transportation to various factories

 What you can expect from us:

Our mission is to Make Life More Fun with a vision to push the boundaries of innovation, creativity, and fun. From top leadership to new and veteran team members alike, everyone at Spin Master embodies our Core Values:

  • Integrity
  • Open Mindset
  • Innovation
  • Partnerships
  • Collaboration
  • Driving Results
  • Entrepreneurship

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We do appreciate all interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.