Supplier Quality Engineer

Springfield, NJ 07081

Posted: 06/12/2019 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 8975


Supplier Quality Engineer is responsible for the overall quality of the company s suppliers. This position spans both technical responsibilities and the management of supplier quality with a focus on growing supplier capabilities and managing supplier performance to ensure compliance with the company s requirements.


  • Determine and improve (current) Quality practices, techniques and processes for the company s Supplier community.

  • Evaluate, improve and implement Supplier Quality Manual and associated SOPs, Work Instructions and other quality documentation.

  • Collaborate with the Supply Chain management to:

  • Maintain and Upgrade Approved Supplier Lists.

  • Maintain, Report and Manage Supplier Quality Report Cards

  • Visit, Communicate and Teach current company Requirements & Practices to the Supplier community.

  • Perform Supplier Quality Surveys and Audits.

  • Create, Track and Close Supplier Corrective Actions.

  • Investigate manufacturing hardware and engineering parts discrepencies.

  • Assist with investigative procedures on customer complaints and advise Quality Management on technical matters complaints and/or when directed and work closely with customer representatives to solve problems relative to complaints.

  • Coordinate with Engineering, Manufacturing, Production Control, Quality Assurance and other business entities for process improvement in a professional manner.

  • Assist the Quality Management with other departmental administrative functions, e.G. Employee performance appraisals, wage and salary administrative procedures, etc.

  • Responsible for maintaining qualtiy control records and preparing reports incidental to the procedures and funtions of the department.

  • Comply with company policies and practices, administer work rules and regulations.

  • Must adhere to all safety regulations and best practices.

  • Meets agreed upon goals and objectives in a timely manner.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • College graduate with degree in engineering, or equivalent actual expereience, with additional training in areas such as Quality Assurance, Quality Control and Shop inspection practices.

  • Deep understanding of ISO9001, AS9100C. (NQA-1 and ASME a plus)

  • Minimum 2 Years auditing experience (1 Year off-site auditing)

  • 4-8 years experience in various engineering phases, production and/or manufacturing engineering, quality control and reliability engineering.

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

  • ASQ Certification and/or experience with lean manufacturing techniques and the use of Six Sigma tools is desired.

  • PC computer and MS Office Applications

  • Inspection techniques, processes and equipment knowledge and practical capability.

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