Chicago manufacturing recruitment firm seeks a Sr. Supplier Quality Engineer

Position: Sr Supplier Quality Engineer

Location: Lansing, Il

Compensation: 80-95k + bonus

Kappa Search Inc. is a manufacturing recruiting firm that specializes in manufacturing, engineering, operations and technical sales recruitment and placement. We are currently recruiting for a Sr. Supplier Quality Engineer as follows: The sr supplier quality engineer is responsible for providing quality support and improvements.

• Ensure internal customer satisfaction and supplier metrics
• Manage quality improvement efforts
• Make sure that supplier parts meet engineering requirements
• Will be leader for advanced product quality planning and unbeaten launch of supply base
• Administer supplier audits
• Provides expert study, leadership and support Process Improvement activities
• Perform supplier quality training at suppliers facilities
• Collaborate with suppliers to reduce and/or eradicate launch and ongoing quality/performance issues
• Review and make a report on Supplier Production Part Approval Process Submissions

• Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
• 3+ years of experience within quality/manufacturing
• Automotive experience preferred
• Knowledge of TS16949 required
• Supplier Development experience desirable
• Must have demonstrated knowledge of advanced quality planning, inspection equipment and techniques
• Strong communication skills