Supplier Quality Engineer- Newark, CA, USA
Newark, CA 
Posted 29 days ago
Job Description



  • Identify key supplier technical capabilities across all supplier tiers and execute improvement and realignment plans
  • Contribute to supplier selection and sourcing decisions and serve as a technical resource to Engineering, Quality Assurance, Manufacturing and Operations on all supplier quality, design, engineering, technology, pricing and service issues
  • Support supplier training and performance improvement plans
  • Ensure that all cost and delivery targets for parts and services within the assigned engineering segment are met
  • Provide input on key design modifications for supplier parts and components
  • Develop strategies for improve existing supplier network performance
  • Analyze design, compatibility and performance issues, and prepare contingency re-alignment plans to ensure uninterrupted supply of highest quality components and services
  • Develop and foster positive working relationships with suppliers
  • Coordinate supplier APQP activities for new projects and evaluate changes to supplied parts
  • Facilitate the timely containment and closure of supplier quality issues that affect production plants
  • Provide technical input into the overall supplier selection and sourcing process
  • Analyze supplier performance and recommend solutions for development and improvement
  • Advise business units on supplier development issues
  • Perform audits of suppliers to ensure they best support the business.


  • BS in Mechanical/Industrial/Automotive Engineering plus three (3) years of quality engineering, manufacturing engineering, supplier development engineering, or related experience, including one (1) year of experience working with automotive accreditation standards
  • Developing metrics for rating suppliers and conducting statistical analysis
  • Sourcing, selecting and developing parts suppliers
  • Tracking supplier performance and resolving technical issues
  • Communicating design modifications and requirements to suppliers.


Adient is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you are an individual with a disability and you need an accommodation during the application process please email


Job Summary
Adient US LLC
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
1 year
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