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Supplier Quality Engineer

Supplier Quality Engineer

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Supplier Development and Engineering
Project Specialist
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Supplier Quality Engineer


Currently we are seeking a Supplier Quality Engineer to support on a contract (30 hours’ p week -hours may increase as contract continues) in the Richardson, TX regional location. This will be an ongoing contract supporting numerous suppliers within the Richardson, TX Radius (Candidate must be within 25 mile radius of Richardson, TX). Are you working, looking for a new opportunity, or have a flexible schedule? Please see below for further details.



Frequency (Hours per Week): 30 (Work may increase)


Duration (Days): 365 (On going)


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 (Richardson, TX)

Basic Qualifications:

  • Understanding of AS9102, 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