Crown Equipment Corporation Supplier Quality Engineer - New Product in New Bremen, Ohio

Career Opportunities: Supplier Quality Engineer - New Product (51260)

Job Requisition Number 51260 - Posted 08/08/2018 - Ohio - New Bremen - Quality Assurance - 1st

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Company Description:

Crown Equipment Corporation is a leading innovator in world-class forklift and material handling equipment and technology. As one of the world’s largest lift truck manufacturers, we are committed to providing the customer with the safest, most efficient and ergonomic lift truck possible to lower their total cost of ownership.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Supplier On-boarding - Manage supplier onboarding process using onsite audit activities and other applicable QMS tools.

  • Participate with Advanced Quality Engineers, Advanced Manufacturing Engineers and Purchasing in Design Reviews to understand functional requirements of the purchased component and uses that data to ensure supplier is capable of meeting requirements.

  • Utilize six sigma tools and resources to proactively establish capability and reduce process variation applicable to the procured component.

  • Lead qualification of material, components, processes, and assemblies activities to ensure supplier capability to meet Engineering prints for conformity is validated.

  • Effectively manage and utilize Tier’d qualification process.

  • Proactively identify emerging or potential supplier risk and provides a successful risk mitigation plan within the New Product development cycle.

  • Cross Functional Communication – Effectively utilize project management tools to regularly communicate status and updates to the cross functional and management team, in order to achieve proper awareness of supplier quality within the New Product development cycle.

  • Work closely with the Manufacturing Quality Engineers, Purchasing, and Engineering to develop and implement robust risk mitigation and permanent correction action plans to support zero defect launch.

  • Use statistical data tools when applicable to assist with problem solving and prevent reoccurrences of issues.


  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering or related field with at least three years’ experience and or ASQ or equivalent Certified Quality Engineer certification is preferred.

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills are required.

  • Experience in electronics, electronic design, or electronic validation/testing is required.

  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings, use of quality inspection tools and techniques are strongly preferred.

  • Must be able to travel at least 20%

Work Authorization:

Crown will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

No agency calls please.

Compensation and Benefits:

Crown offers an excellent wage and benefits package for full-time employees including Health/Dental/Vision/Prescription Drug Plan, Flexible Benefits Plan, 401K Retirement Savings Plan, Life and Disability Benefits, Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Tuition Reimbursement, and much more.

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