Kelly Services Supplier Quality Engineer in Troy, Michigan

Supplier Quality Engineer

Troy, MI

5+ Years Experience

Must be able to start within 2 weeks after offer is extended

Position Overview

Lead role with Suppliers, in particular to those within the Composites and Plastics category, to ensure that products are delivered in accordance with established Quality Standards and customers’ specifications. Provide support in areas of documents & data collection, monitoring improvement activities, cross-functional communications, and to be a vital part of the overall cost of quality & manufacturing cost improvement initiatives.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities (*identifies Essential Functions)


  • Develop APQP plan with new and existing suppliers:

  • Monitor & participate in Design reviews, Define Safety & key characteristics, Control plan, DFMEA, PFMEA, Process flow, Prototype development, etc.

  • Assess gages & tooling, capacity constraints, facilities, resources & capabilities.

  • Define, review and drive PPAP requirements:

  • Design reviews, 1st article verification, Packaging, Key performance indicators (KPIs’) etc

  • Coordinate Engineering Change Notifications & Orders (ECNs’ & ECOs’)

Supplier Performance Management

  • Perform supplier audits and performance assessments in terms of PPM, NCRs’, On-time delivery:

  • Identify risks, challenges and back up plans

  • Lead resolution of supplier non-conformances. Track quality events, product defects, or quality-related issues leading to delivery failures. Work with supplier on defect containment, determination of root cause, and implementation of robust corrective actions.

Supplier Development

  • Rank and prioritize suppliers for development. Create Supplier Development Roadmap.

  • Program manage initiatives and lead quality/process improvements including scrap reductions/yield improvements, variation reduction and capability improvements, product reliability improvements, operational mistake-proofing, and value engineering and cost reduction projects.

Work Sponsorship not available for this opportunity

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