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Supplier Quality Manager Job

Date: May 25, 2022

Location: Columbus, MS, US, 39701

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary

PACCAR is seeking a Supplier Quality Manager to join our great PACCAR Engine Plant Division.  In this position, you will be able to contribute by ensuring our internal and external suppliers adhere to PACCAR's level of quality that makes up our brand.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

In this position you can be expected to do, but not limited to the following:

  • Identify, assess, and develop new PACCAR suppliers
  • Function as a Quality liaison with suppliers regarding quality issues
  • Lead suppliers through Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) for new product introduction
  • Work closely with assigned suppliers to assure understanding and compliance with PACCAR Supplier Quality Requirements Manual (SQRM) and guidelines.
  • Work closely and effectively with suppliers to improve overall performance to PACCAR, including the identification, communication, documentation, and follow-up of corrective actions, predictive performance models, and development needs
  • Interface with North American, Mexican and European Purchasing, Engineering, Materials, Plant Operations, and Suppliers on current quality issues.
  • Conduct Supplier Readiness Reviews (SRRs) at new supplier locations.
  • Assist with supplier part verification submission, tracking, and reporting (PPAP process).
  • Support timely and comprehensive reporting of assigned Supplier Quality status.
  • Approximately 20-30% travel depending on business conditions


Qualifications & Skills

What you will need to bring to this position will be:

  • Communication in the Spanish language is a plus
  • Quality, manufacturing, engineering or purchasing experience.
  • Advanced Certification preferred (PE, CQE, CQA, CMQ)
  • Demonstrated problem-solving ability gained through 3 - 4 years of progressively complex quality situations (experience in related fields are potential substitutes).
  • Proficient in quality methods used to achieve best in class product and process performance (e.g., statistical problem solving and process capability analysis, FMEA, Control Plans, PPAP)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organization and interpersonal skills.
  • Must possess PC based computer proficiency with Microsoft Office products


Some preferred skills are:

  • Project Management experience preferred
  • Ability to manage conflict across functional and corporate boundaries; effective problem solver.
  • Six Sigma / Lean / Green belt Training (or willingness to complete training)
  • Working knowledge of and ability to read, understand, and interpret GD&T, engineering drawings and specifications, and translate into part and process requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate team efforts and work under minimal supervision
  • Automotive Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) expertise.



  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or another technical discipline required
  • Applicants with a four-year degree in a non-engineering or technical discipline will be considered if they possess at least five years’ experience in a related field.

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.

Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!

Additional Job Board Information

If you would like more information about what makes PACCAR an excellent place to work, please visit the PACCAR Career Site. PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Columbus Mississippi

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