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Supplier Quality Engineer

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Job ID: 9365 Category: Technology

Job Description

  • Supports validation and risk build activities with supplier manufacturing and engineering group
  • Conducts supplier audits and manages audit corrections meet deadlines
  • Performs root cause analysis and implements effective corrective action for supplier nonconformance and manages SCARs to meet deadlines
  • Assesses supplier quality performance using statistical and analytical methods
  • Establishes relationships with suppliers and actively drives continuous improvement
  • Assists with customer complaint investigations and dispositions
  • Initiates non-conforming dispositions
  • Initiates CRs and COs through change process
  • Develops and implements test methods and procedures for inspecting, testing and evaluating product and processes
  • Participates with Supply Chain in supplier selection process and purchased materials cost reductions
  • Develops gauging methodology for products
  • Performs capability studies and gage R&R
  • Continuously identifies areas of improvement in the incoming inspection processes that would enhance product quality, along with implementing the improvements
  • Conducts trend analysis: collects data, creates, updates and maintains trend charts and reports
  • Analyzes improvement opportunities through MRB monitoring
  • Ensures products and processes comply with regulatory and QSM requirements
  • Performs FAI for new product and product changes
  • Conducts SNAP process
  • Develops trainings to build quality awareness
  • Reviews and approves risk management/risk analysis documents
  • Participates in PFMEA and DFMEA reviews
  • Participates and provides input in design review meetings, partnering with NPD and Manufacturing during the entire development and transfer process        



  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a technical field is preferred
  • 3+ years? experience responsible for Quality improvement projects
  • 1+ years? experience in a regulated industry that includes FDA and ISO requirements
  • ASQ certification a plus
  • Displays developed communication and interpersonal skills: leadership, team orientation, ability to communicate at all levels
  • Is flexible and adaptable to make effective decisions and maintain effectiveness under changing circumstances and priorities
  • Teamwork, communication, positive attitude required to support the manufacturing environment
  • Ability to read and analyze technical prints and drawings
  • Problem Solving ability to perform root cause analysis and implement effective corrective actions
  • Ability to effectively manage and complete multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to conduct Process Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (PFMEA)
  • Excellent computer skills including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite    
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