Job Description

Job Type : Permanent

Location/City : MA - Burlington

Category : Quality

Region : Northeast

Id : 25423

Responsible for qualification, monitoring, analyzing defect trends, on-site audits, and continuous improvement of suppliers
The supplier Quality Engineer will interface between our client and their supply base. 



- Participate in selection and qualification of suppliers

- Conduct supplier audits, document findings, and continually monitor improvement and mitigation plans

- Establish SPC at suppliers for critical parts

- Generate and analyze supplier quality metrics such as Pareto and trending

-  Train suppliers on quality tools and customer requirements; guide suppliers on root cause analysis

- Establish FAI requirements and enforce industry and customer requirements with suppliers

-Communicate with customers as needed on critical supplier-related issues and corrective actions

- Establish mindset of "zero defect" with suppliers


Skills Required:

- Basic understanding of Mechanical (GD&T) & Electrical drawings

-  Competence in various Quality Tools, such as 8-D, 5-why, fishbone, and Kepner-Tregoe

-  Knowledge of statistical process control and SPC tools

-  Understanding of LEAN principles and 5S

-  Familiarity with Design for Manufacturability, Serviceability, and Cost Reduction practices

-  Proficiency in MS Office Suite of Products, especially Excel, Word, and Power point

-  Skilled at establishing and maintaining effective relations between company and individual suppliers to obtain desired level of cooperation and collaboration

- Ability to work simultaneously on multiple projects and issues with minimal upper management intervention

-  Being able to adjust priorities with short notice in a fast-paced environment

- In possession of excellent verbal and written communications skills

- Willingness and ability to travel within and outside the country (25-50%)


Experience Required:

- 5+ years of experience as a Mechanical, Quality, Reliability, Manufacturing Engineer, or equivalent position

-  Semiconductor industry experience is a plus

-  Proven leadership experience coordinating cross-functional team within company and/or supplier representative

- Direct involvement in supplier quality or supplier management is a plus

- Having worked under ISO 9001 or similar Quality Management System environment

- Experience in internal audits and/or supplier audits

- Minitab or other statistical software experience will be an advantage


Education Required: BA / BS degree in engineering, physics, or related sciences

How to Apply:
Please send your resume in Word or PDF format to:
Copy and Paste the following job title and code and place it in the subject line of your email so we can identify the job: Supplier Quality Engineer - PERM (#25423-MH1639)

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