Textron Lead Supplier Quality Engineer in Thief River Falls, Minnesota
Lead Supplier Quality Engineer
Textron Specialized Vehicles Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of golf cars, utility and personal transportation
vehicles, snowmobiles, side-by-sides, all-terrain vehicles, professional turf-care equipment, and ground support
equipment. Textron Specialized Vehicles markets products under several different brands. Its vehicles are found in
environments ranging from golf courses to factories, airports to planned communities, and theme parks to hunting
- Maintain the supplier quality goals set by the Quality Manager and monitor performance to
metrics such as supplier PPM (parts per million), corrective action completion, nonconforming
material dispositions, delinquent PPAPs (production part approval processes), and FAIR (first
article inspection report) submissions.
- Work collaboratively with Sourcing during the supplier approval process by assessing the
supplier capabilities to deliver the required quality standards.
Assist in technical training for team members within the Supplier Quality team.
Participate in cross-functional teams to understand customer requirements during the
development of new products, print revisions, supplier changes, and providing new product
- Collaborate with Customer Care to review and communicate customer supplier quality issues
and work with the Supplier Quality Engineers to implement preventative/corrective actions.
Assist in developing and executing strategic plans to continuously improve Supplier Quality.
Interact with Operations to resolve supplier quality issues on the production lines.
Assist with assigning vendors to the appropriate Supplier Quality Engineers based on
- Contributes to a culture of respect, dignity, and inclusion, where everyone, feels heard and
understood, empowered, and valued.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or another related
Years of Experience: 2 or more years of experience required in a manufacturing or assembly environment,
demonstrated leadership aptitude for project and process development and support
Software Knowledge: SAP knowledge preferred
Experience with interpreting part/assembly blueprints and understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and
tolerancing (GD&T) preferred
Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.
Primary Location: US-Minnesota-Thief River Falls
Recruiting Company: Textron Specialized Vehicles
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Shift: First Shift
Req ID: 319710