Supplier Quality Engineer

Designation: SQE

Location: USA

Qualification: Bachelor Degree


  • Proactively identify Supplier quality issues, their causes and viable solutions.
  • Effectively and collaboratively implement corrective actions to reduce and/or eliminate future occurrence.
  • Interpret and implement ISO9000/13485 and FDA standards.
  • Ensure corrective and preventive measures meet acceptable standards of robustness and effectiveness. Resolve components/material failures and focus actions on the root cause.
  • Assure compliance to procedures and timely completion of SCAPAs and audit findings.
  • Investigate and report corrective action effectiveness and timeliness.
  • Support product continuation by assuring the quality of the components used in manufacturing and working supplier/component quality related issues to resolution.
  • Manage supplier risks to prevent acceptance of sub-standard products.
  • Implement supplier process controls and auditing strategies.
  • Drafting documents for existing and new suppliers for the remediation procedure.
  • Accessing SAP for pre-production sourcing data (purchase history).
  • Working in parallel with suppliers and other cross functional team on any non- conformances that occur during production.
  • Review and approve changes to purchased materials used in production.
  • Ensure compliance of suppliers through leading and participating in supplier audits.
  • Assure quality systems of OEMs, contract manufacturers and suppliers are maintained, and acceptance criteria are in alignment with component/product use and customer expectations. Develop and maintain Quality Agreements with suppliers.
  • Develop qualification/validation plans and reports to assure components, materials and suppliers meet specified requirements and performance goals.
  • Communicate and facilitate technical objectives between Customer and supplier.
  • Develop and maintain inspection procedures for components and materials to support receiving inspection.
  • Performing Capability Analysis (CpK, Normality, T-Test,) utilizing Minitab.
  • Support and/or lead teams that develop new materials or implement significant supply chain changes.
  • Participate in component and process Risk Assessments at suppliers.
  • Promote continuous improvement using tools such as Lean, Six Sigma and Kaizen.
  • Prepare and report supplier performance metrics (QMR, NCMR Reduction)

Degree requirement: Bachelor degree in Industrial Management or closely related field

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