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Supplier Quality Engineer Job Description

Supplier Quality Engineer Job Description

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Supplier Quality Engineer Job Description:

We are looking for a focused and meticulous supplier quality engineer to join our manufacturing and logistics team. The responsibilities of the supplier quality engineer include securing supplies and parts for the assembly line, reviewing engineering and manufacturing specifications, monitoring materials for any defects, and resolving quality issues.

To be successful as a supplier quality engineer, you should have excellent analytical and technical skills with strong attention to detail. Ultimately, a top-notch supplier quality engineer should have excellent communication and problem-solving skills and an eye for supply quality control.

Supplier Quality Engineer Job Responsibilities:

  • Review engineering and manufacturing specifications to identify materials needed for product assembly for all manufactured goods
  • Research and find the best vendors to supply materials needed for manufacturing process
  • Contact vendors and liaise between product engineers, manufacturing personnel and suppliers to negotiate contracts to secure required materials for the production floor
  • Conduct supplier quality control audits on a regular basis to ensure vendors and their supplies remain in compliance with company and federal manufacturing and production standards
  • Communicate with vendors regularly to address any concerns and foster an environment that facilitates continual improvement in working relationships
  • Understand and interpret all manufacturing audits, including ISO 9001 and other industry standards
  • Maintain a supplier database and include performance evaluations and quality control audits in the database for in-house access by company and manufacturing management personnel
  • Assist with logistics, including communications with vendors when there are packaging and receiving issues when materials arrive at receiving dock


Supplier Quality Engineer Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
  • Minimum of X years of experience in a similar role
  • Strong technical skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Highly developed attention to detail
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment