Supplier Quality Engineer

Date: Jan 24, 2023

Location: Conshohocken - Pennsylvania, US, 19428

Company: Heraeus

Supplier Quality Engineer
Location Conshohocken - Pennsylvania
Full Time

Imagine a job where you will have the opportunity to do exciting and challenging work while collaborating with extraordinary colleagues. A company that invests in you and your career, providing the training, mentoring, development, and support you need to be successful now and in the future. If you want a career without limits with a broadly diversified and globally leading family-owned technology company where you can make an impact, then imagine an opportunity at Heraeus. Every day, our worldwide team of around 16,200 employees brings forward new ideas and solutions that are impacting and transforming everything from healthcare and renewable energy to e-mobility, high-tech, and telecommunications.


The following challenges await you: 


  • The primary responsibility of this position is to plan and conduct activities concerned with supplier quality management, including supplier evaluation, audits, complaints, and development
  • Supports projects/investigations related to supplier quality issues and supplier corrective action request (8D) initiation
  • Facilitates resolution of internal/external material quality issues, including complaint handling, by participating in root cause analysis and by working with suppliers to monitor corrective action
  • Performs on-site supplier quality audits and completes annual supplier evaluations and assists in supplier development/improvement projects
  • Supports all quality-relevant activities for onboarding and qualification of new suppliers, collaborates with suppliers to develop and enforce Supplier Quality Agreements
  • Supports all quality-relevant activities for preparing the sourcing. Checking whether the manufacturing feasibility study is available and whether supplier locations and processes are released
  • Updates the project status list purchase parts and the APQP Report (relative to parts). Demonstrating the project status for purchase parts at the project reviews, at customer visits and audits.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of relevant ISO 9001 and IATF 16949 regulations.



Your Profile:


  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related filed and two or more years of experience in a manufacturing environment is required.
  • Experience in root cause analysis is highly preferred. Experience in supplier quality assurance, including supplier audits and complaints is preferred. The equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • Approximately 10% domestic travel may be required.
  • The following experience is preferred: Advanced Quality Planning including strong proficiency with the AIAG Advanced Quality Planning and Control Plan, FMEAs, PPAPs, MSA and Statistical Process Control (SPC) standards.  ISO-regulated environment is preferred. 
  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certification is preferred. 
  • VDA 6.3 certification with experience in the automotive industry highly preferred.


Heraeus Precious Metals North America Conshohocken, LLC, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia