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IDEX Supplier Quality Engineer in Vancouver, Washington

If you’re looking for a special place to build or grow your career, you’ve found it. Whether you’re an experienced professional, a recent college graduate or somewhere in between, IDEX is a place where you can apply your existing skills and learn new ones in an environment where you can make an impact.

With interesting opportunities in engineering, marketing, sales, supply chain, operations, HR, finance, and more across more than 40 diverse businesses ( around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.

The Supplier Quality Engineer reports to the Operations Director and is responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating the review of manufacturing specifications for vendor-managed parts for the purpose of sourcing high-quality parts at a reasonable price. Works with suppliers to evaluate materials for use in products that must meet specialized design and performance specifications. The Supplier Quality Engineer is responsible for:

  • Managing existing supply base to ensure purchased materials meet required specifications and drawings.

  • Work closely with supply chain to research and assess the best suppliers for materials used in the manufacturing and assembly of Micropump products.

  • Visiting supplier sites to observe and audit manufacturing processes and procedures as standard practice and to qualify potential new vendors.

  • Performing quality control audits to ensure suppliers comply with company standards and specifications.

  • Improve process of reviewing incoming materials and parts; oversight of quality assurance testing processes to identify and mitigate quality issues before they reach the production area.

  • Maintaining detailed reports on supplier quality, including defect rates and work to improve poor-performing suppliers.

  • Lead incoming inspection team of Quality technicians


  • Quality Systems – Knowledge and experience in a Quality centric environment based on industry-standard Quality systems such as ISO or IATF

  • Leadership – Ability to execute a strategy through the collaboration of others with aptitude and character to become a leader of the overall Quality function.

  • Engineering & Technology – Knowledge of the practice application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.

  • Mechanical – Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

  • Mathematics and Physics – Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications. Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical and electrical structures and processes.

  • Production and Processing - Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods

  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning and resource allocation, production methods, and coordination of resources.

  • Critical Thinking & Complex Problem Solving – Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems. Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

  • Written & Oral Communication – Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience. The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. The ability to identify and understand the speech of diverse populations.

  • Written & Oral Comprehension and Listening – The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing and the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions where appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

  • Leads Personnel - Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.

  • Inductive and Deductive Reasoning – The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events). The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.

  • Problem Sensitivity and Problem-Solving - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. Finding solutions to complex problems.


  • Bachelor’s degree required. Engineering or Manufacturing preferred

  • Five years working in a Quality role in a manufacturing environment

  • Practical knowledge and use of Microsoft Office Suite, ERP (JD Edwards), and Manufacturing Intelligence Software (Hertzler), and CAD.

  • Knowledge and application of ISO standards

  • Regular and reliable attendance

  • Must have the Authorization to work in the United States and be able to have lawful access to controlled technology as required for this position.


  • The estimated annual compensation for this position is $90,000. - $104,300.

  • This position is eligible to participate in Micropump's local annual bonus plan. The target bonus for this position will be 5% to 12% of your base compensation and based on business performance.

  • This position is also eligible for our comprehensive U.S. benefit offerings, which include Health benefits, 401(k) retirement savings program with company match, etc., and eligible for two weeks of vacation, pro-rated.

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).

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Job Family: Engineering

Business Unit: Micropump