Supplier Quality Engineer

TotalTek Engineering

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Client Overview:
Our client is the world’s leading manufacturer of diaphragm compressors and hydrogen re-fueling stations.  They have been manufacturing diaphragm compressors for use in the specialty gas, oil & gas, chemical, petrochemical, research and renewable energy industries.

TotalTek is a Technology Company focused on managed services specializing Engineering and IT solutions.  We are a minority owned company with onshore and offshore capabilities that originated in northeast Wisconsin. Our workforce solutions and customized delivery in Project Outsourcing, Managed Resource Program and Staff Augmentation have expanded our capabilities to better serve companies in these niche industries. Our core value is Improving Lives for Clients and Consultants alike and is why we believe TotalTek is a simple solution to your complex Engineering and IT problems.


  • Supplier Quality Management and Supplier process improvement
  • Collect and evaluate supplier quality data to identify process improvement opportunities within the supply chain.
  • Working with the supplier directly, create corrective action plans to address process failures.
  • Review supplier manufacturing processes, collaborate with suppliers on process improvement and value enhancement opportunities.
  • Regularly communicate with Engineering, Quality Engineering and Supply Chain internally to identify opportunities for quality and productivity improvement.
  • Collect and maintain supplier performance metrics.
  • Coordinate with Production, Supply Chain and Engineering to ensure awareness to known purchased part or product quality issues.
  • Participate in ECN process to ensure awareness to design changes. Ensure implementation is in accordance with process.
  • Regularly visit suppliers and assist Supply Chain in conducting Supplier Audits.
  • Participate in Quality meetings and present purchased part or product quality issues.
  • Investigate reported external quality issues that are believed to be purchased part or product driven and present findings at Quality meetings.
  • Perform or lead root cause analysis on purchased part or product quality issues and work issue through containment phase of corrective action process.
  • Communicate and instruct suppliers on the use of a corrective action process and quality tools & techniques.
  • Support Supplier Qualification and Disqualification
  • Maintain supplier audit results.
  • Identify repeat quality issues by supplier and maintain supplier quality scorecard.


  • BS. degree in Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in Quality Control in a manufacturing environment
  • Proficient in quality analysis tools such as 8D, PPAP, PFMEA etc. Strong problem-solving skills with ability to teach basic problem solving techniques and facilitate problem solving team events.
  • Experience in developing part certification processes and vendor quality measures
  • Formulate and maintain quality control objectives
  • Demonstrate accuracy, attention to detail and ability to work well in team environment.
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings
  • CQE/CQA Certification is a plus

All Qualified Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.  Qualified Applicants are United States Citizens or Permanent Residents (Green Card Holders) who have the legal right to work in the United States without sponsorship and meet the Minimum Qualifications listed above.


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