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Supplier Quality Engineer

  • Location:
    Waseca , Minnesota
  • Category:
    Engineering Consulting
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A Supplier Quality Engineer job in Waseca, MN is available through Modis Engineering. Candidates will be responsible for providing quality support to production operations and product reliability, ensuring the integrity of components and products purchased from suppliers that meet specification and engineering requirements. The individual will aggressively drive quality improvements, ensure company standards are adhered to, and support organizational goals for achieving zero defect performance. The individual will foster cross functional support by working with internal quality, purchasing and engineering teams to implement process improvements and problem-solving efforts for the supply base, to focus on protecting and improving incoming product quality.

Supplier Quality Engineer job responsibilities include:
• Emphasis in the areas of supplier process capability and product quality, this position will use analytical techniques to make recommendations for continual improvement as well as ensuring conformance to internal and external standards.
• Provide direction and disposition of product through the discrepant material area. Coordinate all necessary testing and failure analysis regarding nonconforming components from suppliers.
• Participate in development of supplier metrics and monthly gathering/distribution of measurements.
• Work with purchasing, quality, engineering, and all manufacturing support areas to improve cost, quality, and throughput from suppliers.

• Bachelor's degree is required. A Bachelor's Degree in Engineering is highly preferred. A Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Electronics Engineering would be ideal.
• This position requires a minimum of three to five years of applicable experience, preferably in a high volume manufacturing environment.
• Considered to be a leader within the Supplier Quality Engineering (SQE) group and Subject Matter Expert (SME) regarding SCAR's (Supplier Corrective Action Reports) and PDCA’s (Plan, Do, Check, Act).
• Conduct Supplier Quality Training at supplier’s facilities to meet Itron’s specific quality expectations/requirements.

If you are interested in this Supplier Quality Engineer job in Waseca, MN then please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities available at Modis Engineering go to If you have questions about the position please contact Robert Schemel at 612-656-1090 or
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