Supplier quality engineers (SQEs) are responsible for coordinating suppliers and verifying quality standards in accordance with the requirements of their organization. They are in charge of performing regular supplier audits to ensure compliance with regulatory standards, as well as actively participating in strategic development based on quality control plans. They manage the supply chain, serve as the liaison for suppliers, suggest structural quality and process improvements, and collaborate with other engineers in a team environment.
Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) Tasks
Report supplier performance and quality to management.
Assist in the development and implementation of supplier management programs.
Track and qualify or disqualify suppliers according to organization's standards.
Maintain successful relationships with supply, engineering, manufacturing, and regulatory departments.