Senior Supplier Quality Engineer - Buffalo Grove

Buffalo Grove, Illinois Permanent USD100,000 - USD110,000 per year
  • Subsidiary for multi-billion dollar manufacturer
  • Continuous Improvement mindset shared by all departments

About Our Client

My client instills the mindset throughout the company that quality is not just the responsibility of the quality departments, but that it is crucial that all departments buy in to continuous improvement and quality focuses to ensure success on that front. Someone in this role can expect full cooperation and trust from the company in their quality efforts. Furthermore, with my client being a subsidiary of a multi-billion dollar company, they receive substantial investment and are incredibly stable, with highly tenured employees and ample opportunity for internal career advancement.

Job Description

  • Maintaining relationships with key suppliers
  • Developing supplier performance metrics, tracking KPIs, and driving improvements
  • Resolving supplier non-conformances in the production process by identifying the root cause and implementing solutions
  • Assist with external audits
  • Travel on-site to suppliers
  • Assisting with the application and monitoring of established inspection procedures and methods
  • Leveraging data findings to implement improvements in the process
  • Preparing documentation for customers and suppliers pertaining to quality standards
  • Reviewing manufacturing instructions for completeness, correctness, and comprehension by assembly personnel
  • Generating standards for suppliers and internal processes

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • 3+ years of supplier quality engineering experience
  • Bachelors degree in engineering or closely related field
  • Understanding of AIAG core tools such as PPAPs and APQP
  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing processes such as injection molding, stamping, extrusion, and assembly
  • Strong understanding of Lean/Six Sigma methodologies
  • Exposure to ISO 9001 quality standards
  • Comfortable with travel between 20-40%

What's on Offer

  • Base salary up to $110,000 depending on experience and interview performance
  • Full health benefits
  • 3 weeks of PTO
  • 3 Floating Holidays
  • 401k match
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Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Sub Sector
Quality, Technical
Industrial / Manufacturing
Buffalo Grove
Contract Type
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Ben Aldrich
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