Sr. Supplier Quality Engineer

SPX Corporation Waukesha , WI 53186

Posted 3 months ago

At SPX Transformer Solutions, we are committed to hiring the best and most talented people and providing them with the tools and opportunities necessary for them to not only excel at what they do every day, but also fuel their workplace passions and transform their careers. Mentoring, training and development activities by industry experts abound, while the nature of the business encourages cross-functional and interdepartmental learning, communication and teamwork that lead to continuous improvement in all areas. Desired competencies include self-motivation, creative problem-solving, compulsion to make a difference and the ability to work well with others in a challenging, fast-paced environment.

Job Summary

This position is accountable for providing supplier quality assurance systems to continually improve supplier quality, cost, and delivery performance. This position develops supply base capabilities, resolves product problems, and provides technical interface between SPXTS - business unit personnel and suppliers in the U.S. and Asia.


  • Leads implementation of supplier quality management strategies.

  • Audits and qualifies potential suppliers per quality requirements.

  • Oversees and improves new product qualification (APQP/PPAP) and receiving inspection methodologies.

  • Resolves problems to improve supplier process capability.

  • Coordinates supplier corrective actions, and nonconformance resolution

  • Monitors measures of supplier performance and drives appropriate action.

  • Supports new product introduction (NPI) process for supplier quality responsibilities.

  • Implements advanced product quality planning methodologies with suppliers.

  • Conducts testing and trains suppliers in various product testing requirements (ANSI/ASTM).

  • Provides quality systems and manufacturing quality support as required.

  • Leads others in embracing and demonstrating the Leadership Standards of SPXTS

  • In coordination with the facility Quality Manager, oversee supplier quality related activities and assignments


  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Good organization, prioritization and project management skills

  • PC Skills:
    Word, Power Point, Excel, Access, and statistical software

  • Able to manage multiple priorities

  • Able to travel internationally and domestically


Required Education / Experience

  • BS degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology or equal.

  • 5 to 10+ years of experience in quality engineering roles, production or quality

  • Knowledge of Six Sigma, Lean, and other quality improvement methodologies

  • Knowledge of statistics.

  • Knowledge of metrology and gaging


  • Knowledge of product development processes, ISO 9001, and preventive QE techniques (FMEA, control plans, flow diagrams, PPAP, QFD, DFM, SPC, GD&T, APQP)
  • Cost analysis experience.
  • ASQ Certification is a plus

About SPX

SPX Transformer Solutions, Inc. (formerly Waukesha Electric Systems, Inc), is one of the largest U.S. manufacturers of power transformers and a valued supplier of complete transformer service solutions, components and replacement parts as well as a variety of substation-applicable training classes for all skill levels including a large number of comprehensive LTC maintenance courses. We employ approximately 1,200 people throughout the United States and operate manufacturing facilities at our headquarters location in Waukesha, WI as well as Goldsboro, NC and Dallas, TX.

SPX is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other reason prohibited by applicable law.

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