Supplier Quality Engineer
Job Title: Supplier Quality Engineer
Department: Quality Control
Reports To: Director, Quality Control
FLSA Status: Exempt
Customary Days: Monday through Friday
The Supplier Quality Engineer is responsible for inspecting, monitoring, and testing automotive parts to ensure they meet specified standards.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
- Receive, inspect and approve Product Part Approval Process (PPAP) documentation and layout information.
- Communicate and work cooperatively with customers and suppliers to ensure products and services exceed customer expectations.
- Participate in internal audits, including closing out audit findings, creating audit finding reports and determine proper corrective and preventative actions.
- Facilitate disciplined problem solving with suppliers on all quality issues. Ensure timely resolution of supplier failure, corrective actions and preventative actions.
- Responsible for continual improvement activities to enhance the quality system.
- Initiate debits with suppliers.
- Create run charts and statistical analysis.
Job Requirements, Education and/or Experience
- Bachelor’s Degree in Technology, Engineering or a related field.
- Minimum 5 years experience working in a quality assurance function.
- Thorough understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) required.
- Background in supplier development/management and experience working with or for a tier automotive supplier preferred.
- ISO and/or auditor experience preferred.
- Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
- Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail.
- Communicate effectively both verbally and in written form.
- Strong problem solving skills.
- Ability to collaborate within all levels of the organization.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to read, write and speak English proficiently.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.
- The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, or crouch.
- The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
- Specific vision requirements include the ability to see at close range.
- At times, may require more than 40 hours per week to perform the essential duties of the position.
- Fine hand manipulation (keyboarding).
The work environment characteristics 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.
- Internal office space.
- Assembly line and machine shop environment.
- The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.