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Supplier Quality Engineer

Job/Position Summary

The Supplier Development Specialist works in a team environment to coordinate the Automotive Products SBU Supplier Development Program, primarily in North America.  Specific responsibilities start with the supplier evaluation and source selection process and progress through PPAP and production launch.  Once in production, the function provides ongoing performance measurement and continuous improvement initiatives for targeted members of the supply base.  The position involves working with Purchasing’s Buyers, and other functional groups within CTS to assist in the selection of the most capable and competitive suppliers.  Once selected, Supplier Development works with suppliers on documented continuous improvement programs to correct deficiencies identified in assessments or due to problems identified in performance in the areas of Quality, Service and Cost.  The position is designed to enable the supply base to become as competitive as possible to compliment the strengths and efforts of CTS.

Major Areas of Responsibility

  • Leads the effort to perform detailed assessments of potential suppliers prior to award of business.  The assessments are designed to determine the operational effectiveness of the suppliers’ business systems and practices.  Deficiencies uncovered during assessments are documented, and form the basis for Supplier Continuous Improvement Plans if the supplier is awarded business.  Special emphasis is placed on the Supplier’s Quality and Manufacturing systems by this position.
  • Conducts Assessments/audits on the processes of existing suppliers on a periodic basis.  This is to ensure the supplier is maintaining their adherence to their documented systems, process control plans, and to verify completion of action items in Supplier Continuous Improvement plans.
  • Ensures that suppliers maintain ongoing efforts to improve their ability to satisfy requirements for Quality, Service, and Cost.  Based on deficiencies uncovered during audits/assessments, or in the normal course of the business relationship, formal action items will be established and will be part of the Supplier Continuous Improvement Program.  Supplier Development will work with these suppliers, including providing education and assistance to ensure completion of the corrective actions.
  • Maintains supplier data files for the Supplier Development program at CTS.  These activities include the Supplier Performance Measurement system, maintaining the Supplier Development Matrix, developing strategies for dock to stock participation of suppliers, maintaining the Approved/Preferred/World Class Supplier Classification program.   
  • Continuously evaluate CTS Sensors and Mechatronic’s present systems for effectiveness, efficiency, and value.  As required, modify or implement new systems that will better carry out the goals of Supplier Development.  These initiatives will impact the Automotive SBU or CTS Corporation.  Specific objectives to be outlined and monitored through yearly goals. 
  • Works with Purchasing, Quality and the Supplier to assure the Supplier Continuous Improvement plans (SCIP) are being worked.  Supplier Development will monitor the corrective action for timely response and evaluate the response as needed.  In cases of large or chronic quality issues, this position will act as the problem resolution champion by establishing conference calls, making on site visits/audits and participates in problem solving activities.  Progress on issues affecting resolution is reported to management.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • ISO/TS 16949/ITAF16949 & Lead Auditor Training 
  • Training in Lean Manufacturing or Lean Enterprise philosophies, tools, techniques.  MS/MBA a plus
  • 8-D and other problem solving techniques
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications
  • Understanding/use of Lean Manufacturing tools/techniques

Education and Experience

  • Four year degree (BS) in Business, Engineering or other similar technical degree.
  • Quality and Engineering or Manufacturing or Supplier Development experience - Automotive related

Physical Demands

  • Ability to work several hours at a computer
  • Ability to travel (domestic and international) as needed

Working Environment

  • Standard office environment

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Supplier Quality Engineer

Job Description


Provides expert technical leadership in coordinating, facilitating, motivating, and directing efforts of cross-functional program teams and ensures efficient use of team resources. Responsibilities include supporting engineering development of BEV/PHEV/HEV battery systems; providing expert technical leadership in coordinating, facilitating, motivating, and directing program quality efforts; providing supplier quality evaluations, selection and assessments.


  • Works closely with Product Engineering and suppliers in developing DFMEA and PFMEA, and APQP activities related to ongoing changes to production part numbers.
  • Imposes Corporate Quality Standards on supply base and ensure compliance.
  • Maintains Quality Records, Forms and documentation in accordance with Quality Assurance Systems and Processes
  • Manage and oversee the disciplined problem solving exercises for quality spills from existing production suppliers. Includes containment, interim corrective action, root cause problem solving, long term corrective action, verification of fix, and lessons learned
  • Participate in re-sourcing activities, including evaluation of the new supplier source, oversight of production readiness from a quality standpoint, and facilitation & approval of new PPAP exercises in accordance with AIAG requirements.
  • Identify and work with strategic suppliers to reach best-in-class status from quality performance and delivery perspectives
  • Support the customer as needed for warranty items related to unacceptable quality. Work with the supplier to identify root causes of warranty failures and oversee verification and implementation of fixes
  • Responsible for incoming product quality and fit and function in final assembly
  • Responsible for technical arrangements and determinations which have been agreed to with the suppliers
  • Support of construction (with the target of first possible cooperation with strategic suppliers) on the production compatible design of the product (demand of process-sure production)
  • Support Change Management, ensuring that quality is not detrimentally affected due to changes requested by the Magna Steyr Battery Systems, the customer, or the supplier. Includes oversight of quality verification and re-PPAP, as necessary.
  • Inspection of the emergency plan and the failure strategy of the supplier
  • Technical supplier evaluation as decision assistance for the determination of suppliers according to: Technique / Technology, Product, Already manufactured reference products at the supplier, and Technical "competition analysis" with several candidates (Technology, Technique ...)
  • Participation in response to queries as well as to quotation verification (technical feasibility, capacity, date, quality)
  • Impact concerning the supplier selection due to technical arguments and experiences with problem suppliers
  • Identify concerns and initiate corrective actions (through verification) relating to product, process, and quality system
  • Initiate preventative and continuous improvement actions relating to product, process, and quality systems.
  • Work with suppliers to improve processes, controls, measurement systems, etc. in an effort to lower external PPMs
  • Support workshops toward overall cost reduction without compromise to quality
  • Creates risk analyses to rate suppliers and facilitates sourcing council
  • Assist Senior Purchasing Manager and Buyers in assessing Strengths and Weaknesses of Suppliers
  • Perform other duties as necessary.


  • Bachelor’s degree, engineering field preferred, with understanding of advanced quality engineering practices, principles, processes, etc.; or 5-7 years of relevant experience.
  • Minimum three years of experience in quality engineering, project/program management; or equivalent. Must have thorough and complete knowledge of respective field. Must be broadly familiar with technologies, products, suppliers and programs.

Company Description

Since entering the lithium-ion battery business in 2000, Samsung SDI has established itself as a leader in the field by constantly developing market-leading technologies and products. It has established the trust of its customers by actively responding to the demands of its customers and the market. Samsung SDI also introduced the Manufacturing Execution System, which an excellent system based on the spirit of prioritizing quality. The company has ranked number one* in terms of the global market share of the lithium-ion batteries since 2010 through continuous technological innovation and market-driven activities, and it has established itself as a global leader of the lithium-ion battery market.

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Supplier Quality Engineer

Major Responsibilities

  1. Understand and promote companies philosophies and Employee Charter

  2. Key liaison with both internal & external customers

  3. Utilize the tools of APQP (PPAP, FMEA's, control plans, capability studies, etc.)

  4. Participate/Ensure timeliness of corrective and preventive actions for internal and external quality concerns

  5. Support Continuous Improvement activities and lean manufacturing processes

  6. Ensure supplier compliance to specifications / approval of Corrective Actions

  7. Monitor status of key program milestones PSW dates, Launch Build events, etc

  8. Follow all plant safety policies and procedures

  9. Visit and follow-up with suppliers on Quality / Delivery issues seeking corrective actions

  10. Maintain and communicate supplier tracking metrics for continual improvement

  11. Assist Engineering / purchasing in new supplier selection process

  12. Manage potential supplier profiles and assessments

  13. Conduct Supplier audits

  14. Lead supplier development programs and follow-up

  15. Assist in updating company supplier portal

  16. Perform other duties as required

Knowledge and Education

High School Diploma or GED required; Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Manufacturing Technologies (or a related field), or equivalent experience

Work Experience

Quality training, Metrology, AIAG standards.
Computer skills; proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
Minimum of 5 years of Quality experience in the automotive industry.

Skills and Competencies

Must possess in-depth experience with GD&T
Understand automotive Quality Assurance requirements (e.g. Production Part Approval Program, Process Sign-Off, Part Submission Warrants, etc.)
Must be proficient in Microsoft applications
Must have thorough knowledge of the TS16949 Quality System Requirements and Auditing
Must comply with customer specific requirements
Must be willing to work extended or flexible hours as needed to meet production requirements
Willingness to work in various locations within and outside the facility.
Ability to work in a team environment
Must have experience with launching new programs including the stamping/die buyoff process.
Must have experience in auditing and implementing quality systems to support development of new suppliers

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Quality Engineer - Supplier

We are working with an established employer of electronics that is leading the market! They are in need of a Quality Engineer - Supplier to add to their expanding team!

  • Work with Engineers and Buyers to develop root cause analysis and implementation of corrective action for supplier related concerns. This includes: analyzing failures, and completing corrective and preventive action to respond to customer complaints.
  • Ensure timely resolution of supplier failure, corrective actions and preventive actions.
  • Preparation of QA reports for internal and external review to manage suppliers' performance.
  • Review prints, control plans with Engineers and update inspection practices as needed.
  • Active participant and initiator of process improvement.
  • Analyze and verify dimensional capability of products and processes.
  • Bachelors degree in Quality, Manufacturing or Electronic Engineering or consideration for an Associate technical degree with significant more experience.
  • 3 + years of related work experience with strong analog/digital experience in electronics.
  • Working knowledge of PPAP, APQP, TS16949, and CQM.
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt required, Black Belt preferred.
  • Working knowledge of a variety of quality assurance tools, databases and equipment.
  • Strong problem solving and organizational skills with the ability to effectively multi-task priorities and meet designated deadlines with limited direction.
  • Ability to travel as needed.

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2018 Purchasing - Supplier Tech Assistance - Returning Interns Only

Job Description
Our Purchasing organization is responsible for determining the corporate supply strategy, identifying the supply base, negotiating price and ensuring quality for the organization. Purchasing activities may be associated with the design and manufacturing of vehicles or may support the organization through procurement of facilities, materials and other services.
As a Summer Intern in the Purchasing Supplier Technical Assistance organization, your challenging and exciting projects will grow as fast as you can handle them, giving you an opportunity to make major contributions to our products and success. Our summer intern program lets you build a network of friends and contacts, have fun, prove yourself to us - and let us prove ourselves to you!
Position Duties:
Supplier Technical Assistance Engineers represent Ford Motor Company at supplier manufacturing facilities across North America. You will play a role inside Ford and with our suppliers regarding product launch and current model quality.
The organization is responsible for:

  • Interfacing and managing relationships with Ford Manufacturing, Product Development, Logistics and other Purchasing personnel.
  • Managing the launch of new model parts and change management actions.
  • Partnering with the Ford Product Development team to reduce current model warranty.
  • Leading efforts to continuously improve supplier manufacturing quality and capability.
  • Coaching suppliers on proper development / deployment of Quality Operating System techniques.
  • Leading emergency problem resolution onsite with suppliers.
  • Assessing suppliers installed part capacity.
  • Working effectively with diverse people and cross-functional teams.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Pursuing Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering.
  • Available for full time employment by September 15, 2019.
  • 3.0 GPA (4.0 Scale).
  • 0-3 years of related work experience.
  • Must have a valid and unrestricted driver's license.
  • Must have completed and passed an internship with Ford Motor Company or Ford Motor Credit Company in the previous 24 months.
These positions are located in Southeast Michigan.
​​The distance between imagination and …. Creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. And, it can be a road you start traveling right now. When you join Ford Motor Company, your journey begins. You become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products – and it is always ready to go further.
At Ford Motor Company, the distance between you and an amazing career has never been shorter. Join the Ford team today, and discover the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader.
Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.

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Supplier Analyst / Contract / Facilities / Project Management #27199

Job Description

Facilities General Analyst

Company Description

For more than 25 years Triad systems has provided our clients with engineering services. We have supported everything from the International Space Station to the development of the latest application specific computer programs utilizing new and legacy languages.

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Supplier Development Engineer

Job Description

Job Title – Supplier Development Engineer

Location – Opelika, AL

Position Summary

The Supplier Development Engineer is responsible for developing and managing the Supplier Development Process in a process-based quality department. This position is the focal point of quality and development timing for new programs.

Key Functions & Responsibilities of the Supplier Development Engineer

· Assess potential suppliers

· Participate in the technical review for supplier selection

· Carry out supplier development for new programs

· Manage supplier’s development timing to meet the new program schedule

· Review supplier’s 4M preparation plan in terms of part quality

· Audit supplier’s manufacturing process

· Verity and qualify supplier’s parts and products

· Verify supplier’s manufacturing capacity

· Perform regular process audit at the mass production stage


Required Experience, Skills & Abilitiesof the Supplier Development Engineer

· BS in Engineering or related field

· Minimum 3 years of experience in Supplier Quality

o (Automotive manufacturing environment preferred).

· Minimum 3 years of experience in Supplier Quality

· Parts development experience with automotive suppliers

· Ability to understand GD&T and drawings

· Six Sigma Green & Black Belt

· Knowledge of APQP, SPC, MSA and Quality System (TS16949, VDA etc.. )

· Power point & Excel Skills

· Excellent Communication skills, both written and verbal

· Problem solving skills to meet project time managing

· Ability to prioritize tasks

· Ability to work in a team environment

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Company Description

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Unlike other job recruitment firms, we listen. We mentor. We provide a pulse check of the current job market. We offer career coaching and personalized one-on-one help with everything from composing a killer resume to prepping for the big interview. Just as important, we stay in touch. We return phone calls. We give honest feedback. We have your best interests at heart - Always

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Supplier Quality Engineer

Job Description

Help An Innovative, Growing, & Fast-paced Organization by Joining Our Team!

GKN Aerospace is a global first tier supplier of airframe and engine structures, components, assemblies and transparencies to a wide range of aircraft and engine prime contractors and other first tier suppliers. We operate in three main product areas: aerostructures, engine components/sub-systems, and special products. We are over 11,500 employees strong with 32 locations in 9 different countries.

GKN Aerospace Cromwell was established in 2003. Our site specializes in the design and manufacture of composite assemblies for both military and commercial applications using innovative and cutting edge technologies.

Role Purpose

The Supplier Quality Engineer will provide day-to-day focus on the proper execution of actions necessary for on-time delivery and first time quality of products and services supplied by approved vendors. Furthermore, the position will provide technical and administrative leadership to ensure that performance and quality of products conform to established company, international and governmental regulatory standards, agency guidelines, and customer requirements by implementing and maintaining quality assurance policies, processes, procedures and controls.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Product Quality
  • Ensure that Supplier Quality Plans and supporting documentation such as Inspection Points, Statistical Process Control Plans, etc are in place and being used to measure and monitor key process/product characteristics and interfaces
  • Ensure that supplier issues affecting supplied product quality have effective corrective action plans in place that will result in resolution or risk mitigation plans are in place that will minimize product quality impact 
  • Monitor the fidelity of associated inspection procedures to customer requirements and program specific quality plans
  • Ensure that Supplier plans/processes are in place and executed to minimize or eliminate product escapes
  • Ensure that supplier corrective actions have data and data analysis to effectively identify root cause, containment, interim and long term corrective action planning and decisions, as well as quantifiable verification and monitoring exit criteria 
  • Analyze and provide material review dispositions for non-conforming materials and parts.

2.   Program Quality
o    Participate in the creation of operational/program plans and coordinate with GKN personnel along with supplier representatives to ensure satisfactory quality system performance.
o    Administer program and project activities and processes necessary to ensure robust supplier performance.
o    Identify necessary quality resources to achieve organizational goals and objectives. 
o    Perform QMS and Product audits on supplier premises, assign corrective actions and follow-up for effectiveness.
o    Provide Supplier training sessions to improve quality of material and services.

Job Requirements


Requires a BS degree in engineering or related discipline.


  • MUST BE U.S Citizen.
  • 3-5 years of experience in quality and/or manufacturing engineering.
  • A fundamental understanding of quality philosophies, principles, systems, methods, tools, standards, organizational and team dynamics, customer expectations and satisfaction, supplier relations and performance, leadership, training, interpersonal relationships, improvement systems and professional ethics.
  • An understanding of a quality system and its development, documentation and implementation to domestic and international standards or requirements.
  • Familiarity with the audit process including types of audits, planning, preparation, execution, reporting results and follow-up.
  • The ability to develop and implement quality programs, including tracking, analyzing, reporting and problem solving along with plan, control and assure product and process quality in accordance with quality principles, which include planning processes, material control, acceptance sampling and measurement systems.
  • A knowledge of reliability, maintainability, and risk management.
  • Practical experience in problem-solving and quality improvement tools and techniques. This includes knowledge of management and planning tools, quality tools, preventive and corrective actions, and how to overcome barriers to quality improvements.
  • Able to acquire and analyze data using appropriate standard quantitative methods across a spectrum of business environments to facilitate process analysis and improvements.
  • Understanding and demonstrated use of GD&T, Blue Print reading and Inspection techniques.
  • Superb written, communication interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Computer literate in Excel, Word, Access, Project and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to travel up to 25%

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to work in a production environment and travel throughout the facility and corporation to obtain information needed to perform job functions.
  • Must have the ability to move and lift materials and products weighing up to 25 lbs. as needed, using proper lifting techniques
  • Specific Vision abilities required; including close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to focus with a specific requirement for corrected vision at 20/25 or better.

Company Description

GKN Aerospace is a global first tier supplier of airframe and engine structures, components, assemblies and transparencies to a wide range of aircraft and engine prime contractors and other first tier suppliers. We operate in three main product areas: aerostructures, engine components/sub-systems, and special products. We are over 11,500 employees strong with 32 locations in 9 different countries.
GKN Aerospace Cromwell was established in 2003. Our site specializes in the design and manufacture of composite assemblies for both military and commercial applications using innovative and cutting edge technologies.

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Production Supervisor - Tier One Automotive & Medical Supplier

Job Description

NOTE: This is a confidential posting and a direct-hire opportunity.  We are now hiring a Production Supervisor for each of our three shifts (three separate positions) reporting to our Manufacturing Manager.  Are you a solid performer who works effectively with senior leadership to instill a culture of continuous improvement top down? This is a highly visible opportunity with a growing global firm and great growth opportunity in a mid-size firm.

Experience in our industry is not as critical as experience working within a high demand, customer quality system.  As a growing global provider to a diverse industry mix, our successful candidate has the ability to turn his/her passion for Lean, Six Sigma and continuous improvement into proven results. Safety and operational effectiveness are the two top gals for this role. You will drive and support 5S, lean and continuous improvement initiatives through your team to achieve productivity improvements, ensuring we meet all customer quality requirements.

Do you have what it takes?

  • Associates Degree or similar technical 2-year program requiring
  • 3 to 5 years related experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience managing employees represented by a union a plus, but not required
  • Good working knowledge of manufacturing procedures, as well as knowledge of quality and continuous improvements initiatives
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently, plan and initiate new ideas and methods, and plan ahead
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems and make decisions independently, driving projects

Company Description

At MRA, we help member organizations thrive by creating powerful workforces and safe, successful workplaces. We are conducting a confidential recruitment for one of our members. As one of the largest not-for-profit employer associations in the nation, we serve more than 4,000 employers in the Midwest covering close to 1 million employees throughout the U.S. and abroad. We believe our longevity and member satisfaction says something about our ability to deliver on that goal.

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Sales Rep - Billion Dollar Hospitality Supplier

Job Description

Outside Sales Rep- Billion Dollar Hospitality Supplier:

Identifies new business opportunities by identifying prospects and evaluating their position in the foodservice industry; researching and analyzing sales options.

  • Sells fresh and frozen food products by establishing contact and developing relationships with prospects, recommending solutions
  • Identify and establish foodservice accounts
  • Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data
  • Accountable for profitability with regard to corporate goals
  • Prepares sales and tracking reports
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

Requirement of Outside Sales Rep- Billion Dollar Hospitality Supplier:

  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.
  • Reasoning
  • Ability to see out and suggest alternate procedures to meet objectives.

Company Description

We are the largest Hospitality Recruiting company in North America with over 100 offices. We have jobs available, interview times, inside information on the hiring companies and access to jobs not found on the internet. We are your career coach helping you find the next step in your career .... FOR FREE!

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