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IDEX Supplier Quality Engineer in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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Position Title: Supplier Quality Engineer

Date: November 2021

Classification: Exempt

Travel: Up to 75% Travel

Reports To: Sr Supply Chain Manager


As an integral part of the AFS operations team, the Supplier Quality Engineer will lead and execute all supplier quality activity to support the business operations targets. This individual will be responsible for developing new processes and capabilities within AFS and its supply base that result in improved supplier quality, delivery and cost performance.

Essential Functions

  • Identify gaps in existing enterprise quality system and implements new processes and procedures

  • Analyze quality performance of existing suppliers and implement corrective actions for rapid improvement

  • Visit suppliers to conduct process audits and lead corrective action reviews to streamline supply chain processes and mitigate supply chain risk

  • Develop supplier quality strategy alongside the commodity management team

  • Qualify new parts using APQP/FMEA/PPAP tools, etc.

  • In case of critical quality issues, visit the supplier to conduct full root causes and corrective action analysis using a variety of problem-solving techniques.

  • Includes both Supplier Quality Assurance and Supplier Quality Development. Includes supplier qualifications, action plans, audits, performance monitoring, and assisting key suppliers towards industrial standards of excellence. SQEs have various levels of differentiation which are related to level of technical understanding of engineering drawings and ability to manage vendors

  • Evaluate potential new suppliers through on-site assessments

  • Drive culture of zero defects with the supply base and internally at Advanced Flow Solutions

  • Provide guidance and quality oversight for key suppliers to ensure suppliers are aligned with AFS Quality, Regulatory and Industry standard requirements. Ensure controls meet AFS and other applicable regulatory requirements and identifying quality needs, product improvements and customer requirements

  • Drive and Support sustaining activities in supplier management ensuring supplier compliance and capability for Qualification, Approval, and Sustaining activities. Ensures adequate design control documentation and records are maintained to support life cycle of design history

  • Ensure site adheres to Supply Chain Policies and Corporate procedures and programs.

  • Visibly and actively supports other functional plant initiatives including safety, wellness, engagement, etc.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. Experience accepted in lieu of education.

  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience in a Quality/Supplier Quality in a manufacturing environment working in an ISO or industry equivalent regulated environment.

  • Strong background in Manufacturing processes including process development and optimization

  • Demonstrated experience with successfully implementing and applying APQP, FMEA, PPAP, and other related processes

  • Demonstrated experience using formal and informal root cause analysis and project management tools.

  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Ability to lead cross-functional process improvement teams w/ strong problem solving and analytical skills.

  • Demonstrated success in driving results through others through collaboration and competency excellence.

  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, Power Point).

  • Experience in driving aligned actions through groups that don’t directly report to them.

  • Self-motivated with the ability to simultaneously manage multiple time-sensitive tasks.

  • Must be detail-oriented and possess excellent prioritization skills.

  • Strong communication and presentation skills. Must be able to effectively interact with all levels of staff.

Supervisory Responsibility


Work Environment

Office and shop floor environment. Occasionally handle heavy parts and equipment. Noise level may vary from moderate office level to noisy/loud in plant area. Proper use of safety equipment such as steel-toed shoes, goggles, safety glasses, gloves, apron and face shield must be observed. Periodic equipment testing responsibilities in both indoor and outdoor labs utilizing various fluids and gases (EDM fluid, propane, natural gas).

Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).

Business Unit: Advanced Flow Solutions (Corken)

Job Segment: FMT Fluid & Metering Technologies