Supplier Quality Engineer
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 US
Location: Crystal Lake, IL
Employment Type: Direct Hire
Pay Range: $70,000 - $80,000 per year (based on experience)
Bonus Opportunities: Available
Experience: Minimum 3 years
We're seeking a Supplier Quality Engineer in Crystal Lake, IL to drive our outsourced supplier strategy. Collaborate with the sourcing team, deploy and measure strategy monthly, and share results with the team.
Support purchasing in certifying suppliers and contractors for outsourced products and services.
Develop and maintain processes, including supplier scorecards, agreements, financial reviews, and response to SCARs.
Review and validate all supplier PPAPs, ensuring compliance domestically and internationally.
Provide technical direction to subcontractors and assist in service supplier certification.
Facilitate internal and external teams in developing APQP, integrating into our systems.
Maintain communication with internal departments, ensuring adherence to timelines.
Assist in contract reviews and manage supplier chargebacks.
Research and develop alternate sources for critical components.
Fully support ISO objectives, policies, procedures, and the WAY program.
Miscellaneous responsibilities include diversity spend, monitoring supplier backlog, and annual supplier financial review.
Bachelor's degree in a technical/business field or equivalent experience.
Confidence in comparing engineering drawings, primarily in steel fabrication.
Objectivity, professionalism, integrity, and strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Project and program management skills.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office products (WORD, EXCEL).
Prior welding inspection experience and CAD knowledge are pluses.
Approximately 20% travel, both domestic and international, required.
Meet Your Recruiter
Lead Technical Recruiter
Ric Delgado is a seasoned Principal Recruiter primarily focusing on the Automation Division at Sterling. With a distinguished tenure of over five years at Sterling and an impressive career spanning more than a decade in the recruiting field, Ric is a respected and accomplished professional in talent acquisition.
As a Principal Recruiter, Ric draws upon his extensive experience to excel in the Automation Division. His in-depth understanding of this dynamic industry enables him to connect talented individuals with exciting and fulfilling job opportunities expertly. Ric plays a pivotal role in helping candidates find new positions, advance in their careers, and achieve their professional goals.
Ric's passion for positively impacting individuals' lives through career advancement is the driving force behind his dedication to recruitment. He takes immense pride in his role as a professional growth and development facilitator, understanding the pivotal role a career change can play in a person's life journey.
He firmly believes in continuously updating one's skills and knowledge to stay competitive in any field. His commitment to personal and professional development not only enhances his own expertise but also positions him as a valuable resource for candidates seeking guidance in their career journeys.