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Supplier Quality Engineer

Supplier Quality Engineer

Req No. 
Job Locations 
US-CA-San Francisco
Supplier Development and Engineering
Project Specialist
Frequency (Hours per Week) 
15 hours
Duration (Days) 

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Supplier Quality Engineer


Frequency (Hours per Week): 14-24 (Work may increase)


Duration (Days): 365 (On going)


Currently seeking a Supplier Quality Engineer to support on a part time contract (14-24 hours’ p week) in the San Francisco, CA regional location. This will be an ongoing contract supporting various suppliers within the Bay Area, please see below for further details.


Job Description:

  • Evaluates and or appraises supplier's manufacturing capabilities to baseline their processes for conformance to various documented commodity checklists and or QMS special Processes.
  • Establishes part quality evaluation plans from materials requests through material receipt (full life cycle) Provides resolution and disposition of non-conformance materials to ensure adequate corrective action.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills required
  • Utilize quality science techniques to effect continuous performance improvement at assigned suppliers;
  • Reviews, analyzes, and reports on quality discrepancies related to process, assembly,
  • Manufacturing, mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, or electro-mechanical systems;
  • Ensure that performance and quality of products conform to established company and regulatory standards;
  • Use surveillance and auditing techniques to identify opportunities for process and product improvement;
  • Interfaces with manufacturing, engineering, customer, supplier, and procurement (as appropriate) to ensure requirements / expectations are satisfied;
  • Facilitate development of supplier recovery plans;
  • Monitor and evaluate supplier process for compliance to purchase order and engineering requirements;
  • Collaborate with supplier to investigate root cause and corrective actions when process or product deficiencies are detected;
  • Identify, plan, and facilitate cross-functional improvement activities;
  • Deploy variation management tools and techniques at select suppliers to mitigate risk;
  • Regional travel is required (San Francisco, CA)

Basic Qualifications:

  • Understanding of AS9100, AS9103, AS9110, and AS9120 standards;
  • Working knowledge of Lean Six Sigma methodologies;
  • Supplier quality management experience;
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication; Cause Mapping; Surveillance and Auditing; Blueprint reading; GD&T; Aircraft Systems and Structure manufacturing;
  • Able to quickly assimilate web-based applications / databases; Self-starter with ability to manage workload with minimal direction;
  • Provide technical solutions to wide range of difficult problems;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Candidate must have laptop, internet access, and cell phone