Supplier Quality Specialist

Job Locations US-MI-Southfield
Posted Date 4 months ago(10/17/2017 11:25 AM)
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Customer Service/Support


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  • Provide a Quality Assurance/Quality Control role for automotive parts inspections
  • Job functions will require almost daily travel to our supplier's locations in the above mentioned
  • Lead Project Management responsibilities
  • The successful candidate will be based in the Detroit area and report to our client’s Detroit office during normal business hours M-F, when not traveling to other directed locati
  • Overtime may also be required as well as weekend
  • Valid driver's license and understanding and willingness to travel
  • Travel will include trips to Central Ohio, as well as automotive supplier locations in Northern Ohio and various locations in Michigan and Canada
  • Ability to maintain a valid US Passport is required.




  • Education and/or experience in Quality Assurance/Quality Control programs (e.g.: Six Sigma; QS9000; etc.) with an emphasis on direct visual inspection of physical automotive parts with an emphasis on weld parts.
  • Experience and training with steel and aluminum weld parts inspection (e.g.: good/bad welds), weld stampings (e.: deformities), weld part dimensions (e.g.: CMM data) and general overall weld specifications (e.g.: MIG/TIG).
  • Ability to read and interpret 20/30 drawings and transfer these specifications when inspecting automotive parts.
  • Ability to read and interpret CMM data.
  • Working knowledge of various measurement instruments such as calipers, micrometers, scales, gages, etc.
  • Working knowledge of the metric system and excellent math




  • Good computer Experience with using Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), Lotus Notes applications, SAP (or other MRP bases systems) .
  • Experience and training in problem analysis, investigation and report documentation.
  • Project Leader, Team Leader, Manager, experience .
  • Some Purchasing and/or Sales experience/background
  • Ability to manage/monitor schedules (e.g.: lead times for parts/tools delivery timing to customer)
  • Ability to create reports/documentation/graphs/etc



  • Excellent communication skills (e.g.: email, phone, face to face)
  • Ability to coordinate and collectively bring together various departments, and suppliers needs in a timely fashion so that all interested parties concerns are heard and taken care of
  • Manage priorities, check lists, via multiple mediums (e.g.: excel spreadsheets, Microsoft Visio, etc.).
  • Excellent relationship/team building skills and


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