Quality Control Lead in Indianapolis, IN at Jobs | Lyneer Staffing

Date Posted: 10/11/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Do you have an eye for quality? Do you love to negotiate to get the best prices? If so, we are looking for a meticulous supplier quality engineer to secure the best parts for our assembly line so we can build our products to top standards.

You will be pivotal in our manufacturing process as you review engineering and manufacturing specifications and find the best vendors in the industry for the parts we need. You’ll flex your extensive knowledge and interpersonal skills to work out cost-effective contracts and monitor materials constantly for any lapse in quality. You will be our barrier against subpar materials. If we build it, our customers will come, but we can only do it well with your help.

About You:

  • Review engineering and manufacturing specifications to identify materials needed for product assembly for all manufactured goods
  • Research and find the best vendors to supply materials needed for the manufacturing process
  • Contact vendors and liaise between product engineers, manufacturing personnel and suppliers to negotiate contracts to secure required materials for the production floor
  • Conduct supplier quality control audits on a regular basis to ensure vendors and their supplies remain in compliance with company and federal manufacturing and production standards
  • Communicate with vendors regularly to address any concerns and foster an environment that facilitates continual improvement in working relationships
  • Understand and interpret all manufacturing audits, including ISO 9001 and other industry standards
  • Maintain a supplier database and include performance evaluations and quality control audits in the database for in-house access by company and manufacturing management personnel
  • Assist with logistics, including communications with vendors when there are packaging and receiving issues when materials arrive at receiving dock

Job Requirements

Your Day:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering science or logistics
  • Proven experience securing successful vendor contracts
  • Excellent in-house and external communication and liaison skills
  • Advanced knowledge of manufacturing and production process
  • Advanced knowledge of government compliance and quality control regulatory standards
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Ability to perform in office, measurement lab, small-parts warehouse, and plastic injection molding manufacturing areas.
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Kaizen experience
  • Knowledge in MS Office Suite
  • GD&T
  • Data Entry/Analysis