Supplier Quality Engineering Manager Salary
Compensation for Supplier Quality Engineering Managers in the United States is generous, with average pay surpassing six figures annually ($104K). Final cash compensation to Supplier Quality Engineering Managers varies from around $74K to approximately $144K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $20K and $12K, respectively. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Men account for the majority of Supplier Quality Engineering Managers who responded to the questionnaire — 86 percent to be exact. For the most part, Supplier Quality Engineering Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. In this profession, nearly all enjoy medical and dental coverage, and almost all have vision insurance, as well. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
|Salary||$74,087 - $132,546|
|Bonus||$2,061 - $19,739|
|Profit Sharing||$0.00 - $11,635|
|Total Pay (||$74,016 - $143,875|
Job Description for Supplier Quality Engineering Manager
Supplier quality engineering managers are responsible for managing quality and engineering specifications on behalf of their company. They are in charge of providing quality-management leadership across multiple departments, addressing performance and helping make improvements to increase customer satisfaction. They use a personal computer to keep track of supplier records, as well as quality issues that need to be addressed. In addition, supplier quality engineering managers communicate about engineering problems with suppliers to resolve them in a positive manner. They need to work well with other managers and share important information to reach all engineering and quality objectives in a timely manner; however, they also need to perform effectively by themselves with minimal supervision.Read More...
Among the supplier quality engineering manager's main duties are standardizing processes and procedures based on project requirements, as well as writing detailed reports and establishing uniform performance management reporting to track internal and external quality performance. Additionally, these managers work to ensure that the supplier is able to meet customer expectations for quality compliance and delivery performance. Supplier quality engineering managers regularly review current management systems and improve effectiveness to meet company expectations.
A bachelor's degree in engineering is generally required for this position. Previous experience in a related role - including in a managerial capacity - is needed as well. Industry and leadership certifications may be beneficial. Supplier quality engineering managers must be organized individuals that pay close attention to detail.
Supplier Quality Engineering Manager Tasks
- Oversee the day-to-day inspection and testing of incoming materials and products from outside suppliers.
- Monitor the development of testing criteria and product specifications.
- Manage the investigation of field failures regarding supplier products and makes recommendations for corrective plans.
- Develop and implement supplier management programs where materials are sourced from outside suppliers.
Pay by Experience Level for Supplier Quality Engineering Manager
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $82K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $103K on average — a distinctly larger sum. For Supplier Quality Engineering Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $115K. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $111K.
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