Supplier Quality Engineer

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Portland, OR
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor, Bachelor of Science
Feb 01, 2018
Job ID
Minimum Requirements:
B.S. Science degree of any type with 4+ years of experience monitoring in-plant quality and overseeing plant changes, out of the chemicals, electronic materials, foods, pharmaceuticals, automotive, or plastics industry. Must have either JMP, MINITAB or EXCEL Data Analysis background, be strong with statistics, in-plant manufacturing, and servicing of internal or external customers. An ideal candidate must show project leadership skills with strong communication abilities. Pluses would include experience with the following: SPC, clean room standards, polymer molding, customer score cards, business exposure, and PLC’s or DCS controls. Anticipated travel for this role will be 10-25%.

Job Description:
Our client produces electronic materials that are used in the manufacturing of silicon wafers, cell phones and computers. This person will be based in a 200-person manufacturing facility in support of US and overseas customers. This plant has a high standard of safety and cleanliness, but does not use clean room standards. The process uses mixing and blending of polymers as well as milling and molding technologies. Responsibilities for this role include the following: interfacing with customers, improving customer quality using score cards, evaluating in-house and client business in reference to quality, trouble-shooting processes both on-site and remote, fielding and solving customer complaints, visiting customer sites on occasion, performing audits internally and externally, and initiating and overseeing in-house and customer process improvements. Typically, candidates start out with one client and fully service them while they learn this particular industry. Experienced candidates/employees will service more clients. Candidates will travel to customer sites or internal manufacturing sites in Chicago, South Korea, Japan and China. Relocation assistance is available.