Supplier Quality Engineer KY or IL

Supplier Quality Engineer KY or IL

FLSA Status: Exempt Location: Princeton KY or Sullivan IL
Salary Level: Salary Department: QA
Shift: First Supervisor: Quality Manager

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop, administer, and maintain a supplier quality auditing program
  • Travel to suppliers to understand processes and controls, verify controls are executed as planned, communicate issues encountered, and collaborate to improve processes and part quality
  • Report opportunities for improvement in supplier quality performance
  • Provide executive summaries regarding supplier quality-related performance
  • Obtain and maintain supplier process control information
  • Work with purchasing department and suppliers to resolve major quality issues as necessary
  • Develop and maintain systematic reporting to suppliers on their quality performance
  • Travel up to 50%

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) from four-year college or university, 2-5 years related experience, and/or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Preference will be given to candidates with aluminum casting and die casting experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Creative and perceptive; displays initiative; respectful and influential; proven leadership abilities