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Supplier Quality Manager

Location: WASHINGTON, MO, United States
Job Family : Quality
Job Type : Regular
Posted : Aug 4, 2022
Job ID: 32536

Job Description
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Parker Hannifin is a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies. For more than a century the company has been enabling engineering breakthroughs that lead to a better tomorrow. Learn more at or @parkerhannifin. -

The Supplier Quality Manager will facilitate continuous improvements and problem solve for resolution of quality issues. Will be an advocate and support the Corporate Win Strategy by participating in the Supplier Selection Program regarding supplier capabilities and working with existing suppliers to ensure full quality compliance. Monitor supplier performance against contractual obligations, scorecards and key performance indicators. Scope/ Supervision and Interaction: Has Direct Reports Position typically reports to the Business Systems Manager for the division. Will work with the internal staff and outside suppliers, vendors and customers. Must have the ability to deal with people at a cross-functional level. Position requires the ability to effectively communicate in oral and written form in order to present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, suppliers, customers and the general public. -

Establishes and maintains a Supplier Quality System that is effective in producing, measuring and maintaining a supply base measured by DPPM / RPPM, as well as delivery performance, and contractual pricing . Ensures compliance to procedures and requirements outlined in the Supplier Quality Manual. Revises and implements changes as required, and partners with the supplier base to roll out these changes for implementation at the suppliers' location. Participates in supplier reviews and provides input to the Purchasing, Quality and Engineering Departments in regard to supplier quality. Performs Supplier Quality System Initial Audits and Surveillance Audits as required. Ensures reliability and accuracy of products provided by the supply base. Ensures that disposition of nonconforming material is handled in a timely manner. Addresses deficiencies in the Suppliers' Performance Rating as it relates to quality, performance and delivery. Issues follow-up reports and corrective action reports and provides follow up and closure of nonconformance issues. Coordinates with suppliers all initiatives relating to supplier quality performance. Tracks performance trends and performs quality trend analysis from supplier base and facilitates corrective actions as appropriate. Leads supplier development activities for dock-to-stock program. Utilizes lean manufacturing, error proofing and continuous improvement initiatives to support the supplier base by assisting in development of robust processes that assures quality products and services. Provides support to customers relative to supply based issues. -

-Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering or a related discipline - 5-10 years of related experience (Supplier Quality, Quality Assurance & Manufacturing preferred) or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. -Thorough knowledge of state-of-the-art inspection and quality inspection and quality engineering/assurance techniques, procedures, instruments, equipment, theories, principles and concepts and general business operations. -Must have ability to effectively solve problems, assess and implement continuous improvement techniques to Quality and Manufacturing functions, to use standard business applications software and/or specialized data analysis tools, to establish goals and objectives to complete projects, and to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. -Prefer at least two of the following certifications: ISO Lead Auditor Certification, ASQ Certification, Six Sigma Green/Black Belt Certification, and/or ISO Internal Auditor Certification. -Regular travel may be required to customers, suppliers and may include international travel in addition to domestic travel to support the division's goals. Parker is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V). -

Parker is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job related reasons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. However, U.S. Citizenship, Permanent Residency or other appropriate status is required for certain positions, in accord with U.S. import & export regulations. (“Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / VEVRAA Federal Contractor”) If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please go to and
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