Randstad Supplier Quality Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

Supplier Quality Engineer

job details:

  • location:Chicago, IL

  • salary:$70,000 - $110,000 per year

  • date posted:Monday, February 11, 2019

  • experience:7 years

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Miscellaneous Manufacturing Industries

  • reference:146735

job description

Supplier Quality Engineer

Permanent position: Our client is looking to hire a Supply Quality Engineer for their location in Chicago, IL. The Supply Quality Engineer will support the organization by improving operational performance through the supply quality improvement processes. This individual should demonstrate key knowledge and understanding in using P/DFMEA and control plans, specification setting, suppler facing communication, coordination of activities throughout, corrective action, inspection, and auditing. This is a direct hire position, relocation is available and can start immediately.

Responsibilities for the Supplier Quality Engineer

  • Lead the analysis of supplied-product non-conformances using lean daily management activities and drive supplier corrective action resolution to drive down non-conformance occurrence rate.

  • Work with purchasing department and engineering on the improvement of specified designs and ensuring that suppliers can meet the requirements.

  • Enforce process adherence through QMS auditing, score card performance improvement, supplier audits and assessments, and corrective actions.

  • Participate in the development, deployment, and improvement of the supply quality manuals and supply quality metrics.

  • Demonstrate to decision makers the concepts and data related to of cost versus value related to non-conformance.

  • Expert knowledge and ability to use and implement inspection plans, control plans, P/DFMEA, use of specifications and drawings, and trend or control charting.

  • Knowledge and ability to solve problems using lean manufacturing or Six-sigma methods, ISO 9001 corrective actions, non-conformance and containment processes.

Requirements for the Supplier Quality Engineer

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering from an accredited program.

  • 4+ years of experience and achievement in a role that is responsible for regular suppler facing activities, including supplier complaint resolution.

  • Working knowledge and experience with quality systems and process standards; including ISO9001, ISO16949, and/or AS900.

  • Computer proficiency must be expert level in Microsoft Office including working knowledge in Minitab.

  • Bi-lingual is a plus but not required.

  • Must be able to participate in a highly collaborative and creative communication relationship with all levels of management up to executive.


  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Tuition Reimbursement, Bonus, Relocation.

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