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Supplier Quality Engineer

Location : Chicago, IL 60626
Job Type : Direct
Reference Code : 30719
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 4+
Required Education : Bachelor's
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Exciting opportunity in Chicago for a Supplier Quality Engineer. You will have the opportunity to work with an innovative company specializing in power systems. This is a company that's thriving! You will receive competitive compensation, outstanding benefits package, work/life balance, and work with a talented team that loves what they do!


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Supplier Quality Engineer Responsibilities 

  • Work with suppliers to improve quality performance, implement process controls and reduce the cost of poor quality for suppliers. 

  • Utilize Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) tools for new product, revisions, and/or supplier changes. 

  • Utilize various Continuous Improvement and Lean methodologies to develop key suppliers, product lines, and manage the project schedules of these activities. 

  • Problem solve quality issues with the supplier, Sourcing, Product Engineering, and Production Operations staff to assure that Supplier Corrective Action Plans are developed and executed. 

  • Provide input into Supplier Selection processes so that suppliers are awarded based on Total Cost of Ownership models rather than chosen solely for commercial reasons 

  • Perform supplier evaluations as part of cross-functional teams. 

  • This position may involve frequent and extensive travel and at times the travel may be on short notice. 




Required Qualifications :

Job Requirements

  • Participate in supplier quality and supplier corrective action process

  • Improve supplier product and process quality

  • Determine root cause and corrective actions

  • Investigate root cause and corrective actions

  • Resolve supplier quality related issues

  • Manage corrective action and quality improvement activities

  • Perform root cause analysis of product quality issues

  • Determine root cause and corrective action plans

  • Implement and verify corrective actions of supplier quality issues

  • Resolving customer quality issues and driving root cause and corrective action on process and product quality issues

  • Obtain corrective actions from suppliers

  • Accomplish internal quality system audits

  • Identify root cause analysis and establish corrective actions

  • Manage the supplier corrective action report

  • Conduct internal quality process and product audits

  • Improve product quality and manufacturing processes

  • Identify repeat quality issues by supplier and maintain supplier quality scorecard

  • Assist supplier quality manager with supplier improvement process and/or development activities

  • Lead or assist in root cause corrective actions

  • Lead quality problem solving process for supplier related issues

Skills :
Quality quality assurance quality improvements Six Sigma supplier
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