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Supplier Quality Engineer 19-00784

ESPO Engineering Corp Elgin, IL
  • Expired: 24 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Title: Supplier Quality Engineer
Location: Elgin, IL area
Pay Rate: $70k - $75k
Duration of Job: Permanent

Client is the largest manufacturer of HUB assemblies in North America. The company has more than fifty plants worldwide, and is the third largest bearing manufacturer in the world. The company has an exceptional benefits package including health, dental, vision, life and a 401K matching program. The company continues to grow and change with the times, offering internal opportunities and fostering an environment for long term employment.

Hours: 8am - 4:45pm


Responsibility of control and monitoring supplier quality.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Understand and support company quality objectives.
  • Work with the suppliers to develop and monitor new product quality and address quality related issues.
  • Provide support for other Company Departments.
  • Conduct supplier quality audits
  • Provide information for supplier quarterly scorecards
  • Evaluate and approve supplier PPAP

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct supervision of incoming quality hourly staff member. Must be able to work closely with suppliers and hourly/salaried Company staff members.


  • Must be able to lead meetings to define root cause and determine corrective actions for internal and external quality problems.
  • Requires strong follow up skills to make sure related activities are on time.
  • Understand the manufacturing process flow of each internal and external manufacturing process. In depth knowledge of how the supplier supplied part quality can effect internal processes.
  • Analyze and validate the quality of product made from internal and external manufacturing processes.
  • Read and understand technical drawings.
  • Use automotive quality core tools – APQP, PPAP, FMEA, MSA, and SPC.
  • Develop standards related to manufacturing processes.
  • Must be able to work directly with suppliers and be able to cascade customer specific requirements to each tier of the supply base.
  • Work closely with Company Sales and Applications Engineering Staff for all new and current product and process changes.
  • Ability to use inventory control system.
  • IATF Certified Auditor
  • VDA Certified Auditor Preferred.


  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, background and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or related field is a preferred.
  • 3 years of quality manufacturing experience strongly preferred. Experience in automotive industry preferred.

Language Skills

  • English
  • Spanish or Japanese is a plus

Mathematical Skills

  • High school level math skills, statistics

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to solve problems involving manufacturing processes that can influence or change product quality.

Computer Skills

  • Microsoft Office
  • Experience with Minitab or similar statistical software is a plus.
  • Experience with drafting software (i.e. MicroCADAM, Solidworks,etc.) is a plus

Espo Corporation
Willowbrook, IL 60527
(630) 789-2525
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Leaders in Technical Recruiting & Staffing since 1965
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other attribute or protected characteristic by law. {Want to learn more? Click here} If you need assistance applying please contact us at 630-789-2525.

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