Supplier Quality Engineer

Posting Date 3 weeks ago(9/7/2022 1:10 PM)
Requisition ID
Job Location(s)
Bloomington IN United States
Shift Type
1st shift
Position Type
Full Time
Cook Polymer Technology


The Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) develops and maintains the systems required to ensure vendors meet the expectations of Cook Polymer Technology. The role strives to mitigate risk of potential quality issues and works to ensure uninterrupted supply of material and
components to Operations.


  • Develop and maintain robust supplier quality program in alignment with
    Cook Global per QIQUA-00043
  • Integrate risk management into all facets of supplier quality and
    management per QIQUA-00042
  • Review new and revised material and product purchasing specifications
    per QS004
  • Lead / coordinate supplier quality investigations; Draw from supplier
  • Oversee supplier change management
  • Supports / leads new supplier qualification
  • Attends weekly purchased product nonconformance meetings per
  • Support / lead supplier quality audits
  • Resolve incoming quality inspection supplier discrepancies per QS021
  • Provide engineering support to the incoming inspection function
  • Manage Supplier CAPAs; CAPA Sponsor or team member as assigned
    per QS018
  • Develop and monitor supplier performance metrics for trends
  • Provide supplier quality performance metrics to Management Review
  • Perform or concur with QE risk assessments per QIQUA-00042
  • Lead, sponsor, or complete assigned, related CAPAs
  • Special projects support when deemed necessary



  • Bachelors in Engineering or technical field


  • 5+ years of work related to supplier quality assurance
  • Less experience may be required depending on the level of formal education


  • Understanding of the principles of quality assurance and quality engineering including root cause analysis
  • Understanding quality tools and methodologies including inspection, testing, measurement and monitoring product /processes, validation concepts
  •  Understanding of risk management and mitigation activities throughout the purchase product or material realization process


  • Proficiency at using Microsoft Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Proficient in effectively applying quality tools and methodologies including inspection, testing, measurement and monitoring product/processes, validation concepts.
  • Able to work and interact effectively and professionally with and for others
  • Effective oral and written communication skills

Phsycial Requirements:

  • Stand or sit (stationary position)
  • Walk (move/traverse)
  • Use hands/fingers to handle or feel (operate, activate, use, prepare, inspect, place, detect, position)
  • Talk/hear (comunnication/converse, express ideas)
  • See (detect, perceive, recognize, judge, inspect)
  • Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionall, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.


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