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Supplier Quality Engineer

Oklahoma City, OK, US

Job ID: 1420 

Location: US-OK Oklahoma City HR 

Department: [[department]] 



This position will be responsible for development, implementation, maintenance, and audit of the Supplier Quality System. This position will play a critical role in identifying quality improvement opportunities and creating the action plan for improvement.


  • Manages and oversees overall supply chain quality performance.
  • Work with purchasing to ensure supplier performance is regularly reported and appropriate and timely corrective actions are implemented
  • Maintain and update critical supplier audit system and schedule
  • Conduct supplier audits to drive process standardization, waste elimination, and continuous improvement
  • Monitor, communicate and improve key supply chain KPI’s, including Supplier OTD (Past due), DPPM and waste
  • Establish specific short / long term supplier quality goals
  • Champion problem solving and root cause analysis activities with suppliers and customers to eliminate recurrence of non‐conformances, ensure SCAR’s are completed and timely
  • Work to resolve supplier technical issues in a timely manner to ensure continuity of supply
  • Develop long‐term supplier relationships and generate and implement cost reduction ideas
  • Aide manufacturing in the evaluation and qualification of new supplier materials following a defined new product development process
  • Strategically lead supplier performance improvement projects in an effort to increase the supplier capability of consistently meeting quality requirements. Projects may include: process analysis, value stream mapping, process capability and throughput analysis, 6‐Sigma, 5S and Kaizen events
  • Drive “Zero Defect” mentality within the supply base
  • Establishes key performance metrics and benchmarks relating to supply chain performance to give consistency to the assessment of our suppliers.
  • Makes recommendations to improve productivity, quality, and efficiency of operations. 
  • Helps plan, implement, and administer programs designed to track and measure quality of supplier performance and the Supplier Quality System.
  • Partners with management and Team Members in various facilities and regions to report findings, and to organize and prioritize quality solutions and measuring tools.
  • Work closely with the Parts and Warranty team to incorporate the quality standards and systems within the company.
  • Travels occasionally to supplier locations as required
  • Performs other duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position
  • Utilize problem solving techniques as well as engineering principles to determine root cause and corrective actions for non-conformance items.


    Basic Qualifications:


  • 2+ years of manufacturing or technical experience.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering field


    Preferred Qualifications:


  • Four or more years’ experience in quality management system
  • Proficiency with MS office products 
  • Ability to comprehend and communicate requirements from technical drawings and specifications
  • Additional technical experience (including: mechanical, hydraulic, electrical, and pneumatic components and processes such as casting, stamping, and forming). Additional education may substitute for some experience.
  • Ability to communicate and work efficiently in cross-functional teams
  • Understanding of integrated supply chain and logistics concepts
  • Supply Chain Management experience
  • Understanding of precision measurement and testing
  • Understanding of Lean Manufacturing concepts and methods
  • Project management and planning experience
  • Strong verbal, written and listening communication skills
  • Work well under compressed time constraints
  • Manage multiple tasks/projects at one time
  • Coordinate assignments among multiple support groups and provide direction to Team Members
  • Ability to compile data, synthesize, draw conclusions, and present results in a format tailored to the audience
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving abilities
  • High degree of initiative and proficiency in learning new skill






Location: US-OK Oklahoma City HR 

Department: [[department]] 

Job ID: 1420 


Terex Overview:

Terex Corporation is a $4.5 billion, publicly traded global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services. The company is passionate about producing equipment that improves the lives of people around the world. Terex operations are global, yet each office or factory is a close-knit community. Terex provides team members with a rewarding career and the opportunity to make an impact. The company values diversity and inclusion, safety, integrity, respect, servant leadership, courage and citizenship. It encourages continuous improvement and offers free courses available through Terex University. Women@Terex provides a supportive network for Terex women in their jobs and careers. It’s an exciting time to be part of the expanding manufacturing sector. Terex is a place where you can work and grow. Come talk to us!


Additional Information:

It is the policy of the company to attract and retain the best qualified employees. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified internal or external candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or veteran status as a special disabled veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or other qualifying veteran.


The Company offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits, including paid vacation, 401(k), medical, dental, and vision.


Terex Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V.



Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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