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Supplier Quality Engineer, Supply Assurance

Redmond, WA, US


The Supplier Quality Engineer, Supply Assurance shall:

  • Lead and facilitate cross-functional teams and activities focused on purchased component risk reduction within the Terex AWP supply chain.
  • Develop the supply chain: create and execute custom-tailored quality improvement plans based on supplier performance data and the maturity of their quality management systems.
  • Create, distribute, and report supplier quality metrics and supplier scorecards for the global Terex AWP organization.
  • Manage and directly support execution of the Terex Production Part Approval Process (PPAP).
  • Conduct on-site manufacturing technical assessments and quality system assessments at domestic and international supplier locations.
  • Coach suppliers through effective problem solving techniques (8D, 5 Why’s) to ensure root causes are accurately identified and effective preventive measures are implemented.
  • Teaching and mentoring others in use of Supply Assurance tools and data.
  • Travel up to 50% (domestic and international) to perform supplier site assessments, PPAPs, and problem solving workshops



Basic Qualifications:

  • BS Degree (Engineering) and 3+ years of experience in a quality and/or supplier quality role
  • Experience with ISO9001, TS16949, or similar quality management systems and auditing practices


Preferred Qualifications:

  • First-hand experience with lean manufacturing waste reduction methods such as: Kanban, jidoka, poka-yoke, heijunka, kaizen
  • Understanding of purchasing and supply chain management
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • Experience with Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) and related tools such as: DFMEA, PFMEA, control plans, PPAP
  • Knowledge of heavy equipment and relevant manufacturing processes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated team player
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision
  • Strong orientation towards safety, quality, and continuous improvements
  • Actively seeks out and learns new quality skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of hydraulic components and systems a plus
  • Knowledge of electronics manufacturing processes a plus
  • ASQ certification desired (CQE or CSQP)



Location: US-WA Redmond-B33 (HUB) HR 

Department: [[department]] 

Job ID: 330 


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: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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