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Senior Supplier Quality Engineer - RT

Absolute Opportunities
Westbrook, Maine, 04092, United States
February 14, 2018

Senior Supplier Quality Engineer - RT

Westbrook, Maine 04092

mechanical engineering degree

supplier process assessments experience

Supplier audit experience / mechanical engineering BG

We offer outstanding opportunities for personal growth and success, and support excellence, world-class standards, and continuous improvement.

We have a new state of the art, LEED certified, world campus which fosters an innovative and collaborative work environment and promotes wellness; offering an impressive onsite fitness center, health clinic, and many healthy dining choices! In support of health and wellness, we are also a tobacco free campus.

If you are looking for a challenging work environment that unleashes creativity and energy, is refreshingly honest and comfortably casual, and offers opportunities for unmatched personal growth, we want to hear from you!

We offer a fully loaded and highly competitive compensation and benefits plan.

About the Area: Portland, Maine recently ranked number 6 on Forbes magazine’s list of America’s Best Cities for Young Professionals, was ranked by Bloomberg Businessweek as one of the best places to raise kids, was listed by as one of America’s Best Hipster Neighborhoods, was named the Foodiest city in the US by Bonappetit magazine, was ranked by as having one of the healthiest and most affordable housing markets, made the top 10 list of healthiest cities for women by Women’s Health Magazine, and has recently been nominated for “Best Town Ever” by Outside Magazine; the magazine chooses its top 10 places to live based on a balance of great culture, breathtaking scenery, reasonable home prices, low-stress living, and, of course, easy access to the outdoors!

Senior Supplier Quality Engineer – (Mechanical)

Outstanding opportunity to join the Engineering team of a growing public company, with a market cap of $ 6 to 7 billion, and stock that has outperformed the market by more than 7x in the past 10 years.

Seeking a Senior Supplier Quality professional who understands the technology and the quality process pertaining to the manufacture of mechanical, electrical, and plastic, parts. Time is divided between supporting and qualifying new and existing products and working with suppliers to make sure they meet our quality requirements.

Job Summary:

Will join a team of 2 Engineers to support all our instruments’ and disposables’ parts: (consumable and component) for our Water Division. This includes: plastic bottles, thermoform trays, sealers, automated machinery, and replacing obsolete components.

Will work with at least 10 different suppliers in the US and abroad.

Will have good communication skills and develop strong business relationships with suppliers, supplier relationship managers, research & development (R&D) and others.

Will identify technical problems with suppliers and will implement corrective actions.

Will lead supplier process assessments, validations, and audits for new and existing suppliers.

Will interpret design drawings and specifications, provide coaching and guidance and ensures suppliers have sufficient processes in place to meet CTQ items (using Six Sigma).

Will be “hands-on” in our Water laboratory for problem solving and supporting R&D efforts.


Around 20% of the time.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. 5+ years of related experience;

2. Mechanical Engineering degree;

3. Experience with injection molding, blow molding, thermoforming, and machining of parts preferred;

4. Lean/Six Sigma manufacturing experience;

5. Ability to work with mathematical concepts;

6. Ability to generate, interpret, and explain with clarity, complex mechanical design drawings and documentation;

7. Project leadership/management skills.

8. Knowledge of CAD (Solidworks) preferred

9. Knowledge of quality control plans

10. Experience with maintaining quality records and certification

11. Mechanical engineering degree

12 Supplier process assessments experience

12. Supplier audit experience / mechanical engineering BG

13. Present Salary?

14. Salary Expectation?