Supplier Performance Engineer

Requisition Number:  6060
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co

Columbia, SC, US, 29061

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.

Sr. Supplier Performance Engineer


Your Day to Day:

Supplier Management Engineer is responsible for:

  • Personal, industrial and nuclear safety as a fundamental part of their job
  • Evaluating and managing performance of critical manufacturing suppliers
  • Defining, managing and executing supplier oversight activities
  • Identifying, proposing, and implementing performance improvements
  • Identifying and leading timely resolution of quality/technical issues
  • Leading and supporting assigned cost reduction and new product projects


  • Learning, applying, and reinforcing Nuclear Safety Culture Traits and Human Performance Tools at Westinghouse and with our suppliers
  • Managing flow down of Quality and Technical requirements to suppliers, e.g., NQA-1, ISO, Design Specifications, Approved Processes, etc.
  • Performing periodic supplier evaluations, soliciting input & communicating results with suppliers to reinforce and drive performance expectations
  • Evaluating procurement risk, soliciting stakeholder input, and leveraging tools and resources to develop and manage Oversight Plans
  • Performing on-site and remote oversight of key supplier operations and activities, documenting results and taking appropriate actions
  • Responsibility to develop Performance Improvement Plans for poor or negative trends in performance, and managing those plans to completion
  • Owning internal and supplier corrective action requests, performing cause analyses and verifying completion of preventative and corrective actions
  • Leading and escalating significant “quality events”, coordinating activities, issuing timely communications, identifying stakeholders, etc. to ensure prompt identification of impacted products, disposition, & corrective action
  • Leading supplier development and qualification activities for new products and cost reduction efforts. This includes identification of project risks and mitigating actions, managing project schedules, approval of supplier process documents, process capability analyses, measurement system analyses, input to design for manufacturability, etc


What you bring to be successful in the role:

•    Bachelor Degree or higher in Engineering
•     3-4 years of progressive experience in engineering/manufacturing
•     Experience leading or supporting cross functional projects
•     Proficient at Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point
•     Experience authoring technical documents or operating procedures 
•     Ability to read drawings and specifications made to ASME standards
•     Experience with nuclear products and standards desired
•     Experience with supplier or contract management desired
•     Project Management experience desired
•     Proficiency at Microsoft Project and Teams desired

•    Effective communication with different disciplines and functions
•    Respectful negotiation and conflict resolution
•    Proactive approach to work / risk management
•    Results oriented and self-driven
•    Questioning attitude and continual interest to learn and develop
•    Effective decision maker – timely and using data, facts, input, etc.
•    Team oriented and collaborative


Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being.  In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting

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Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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