Supplier Development Engineer in Litchfield, MN at Volt

Date Posted: 7/17/2019

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Supplier Development Engineer


Develop a world class supply chain through the execution of continuous improvement, problem solving tools and training within our companies supply chain.


  • Identify and evaluate strategic suppliers and execute continuous improvement projects and/or training utilizing Lean Six Sigma principles to achieve world class supplier performance in Safety, Quality, Delivery and total cost of ownership.
  • Prioritize multiple tasks and identify internal and external resource needs for timely execution of projects and issue resolution within the supply base.
  • Identify and monitor supply chain KPI’s that are aligned with supply chain strategic needs.
  • Influence new product designs and supply chain processes to meet quality, delivery and cost targets utilizing APQP tools.
  • Mitigate risks from supplier product or process change requests.
  • Identify world class supply chain process/product techniques and technologies to leverage within our internal organization as well as our supply chain while maintaining the intellectual properties of our supply base.
  • Perform supply base quality systems, process, capability and capacity audits.


  • Engineering- Bachelor’s Degree, allow equivalent.
  • 3-5 years of experience.
  • Design Engineering, Manufacturing, and\or Quality Assurance experience.
  • Project management skills.
  • Knowledge and ability to apply quality tools and techniques (APQP, PPAP, SPC, MSA, 8D, DMAIC, etc.)
  • Quality audit experience (systems and process).
  • Good verbal and written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be a self-starter.
  • 40 - 50% travel.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer