Supplier Quality Engineer - Bilingual Spanish / English


Spring, TX

Industry: Manufacturing / Diversified


Less than 5 years

Posted 376 days ago

  by    Sandy Swann

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Supplier Quality Engineer - Bilingual Spanish / English

Reports to: Group Quality Manager

  • Prefer Houston candidates from auto industries.



Performs quality development and related activities on American* supplier base to ensure satisfactory manufacturing processes for all locations. (*suppliers based on the American continent).

· Responsible for the quality for the American (North and South) suppliers.

· Suppliers selection and qualification process, evaluation, survey and follow up

· Audit supplier production at a high frequency / Audit the supplier during the production of our critical parts (randomly)

· Support supplier development and supplier quality improvement

· Direct communication with Suppliers

· Management of the supplier’s rejected material



· Engineeringdegree (industrial, mechanical)

· 3yearexperience in similar positions

· Fluent English, a good command of Spanish preferred

Hard Skills:

· Knowledge and understanding of ISO9000:2015 certification

· Knowledge and experience in using Core Tools (APQP, PFMEA, CONTROL PLAN, PPAP, MSA)

· Knowledge and experience in using problem solving techniques (8D, 5 why, etc.)

· Knowledge of SPC

· Reading and understanding of engineering drawings and geometric tolerances.

· Knowledge of supplier performance evaluation.


Soft Skills

·   Active / Pro-active person. Good organization. Very disciplined and structured

·   Agile/ flexible – Mobile - Curious/open minded - Team work orientated - Persistent



Position based near The Woodlands (TX) with frequent/very frequent travelling to the production facilities of the group and to suppliers.



  • Guides efforts to develop suppliers in America
  • Proposes and executes action plans with suppliers based on audit results, quality performance and risk assessment.
  • Generates suppliers audit plan
  • Participates on goal definitions along with the purchasing department and quality areas
  • Continued risk assessment with supplier’s database
  • Works conjointly with the purchasing department area to define strategies
  • Proactively alerts the organization of potential issues with suppliers
  • Pre – Validates PPAP of suppliers
  • Ensures and audits that the engineering drawings and contractual documents of GT are honored by suppliers
  • sets up and maintains the conditions of delegated quality control at the targeted suppliers
$80K - $90K