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North Carolina, Greensboro

Job Category: Supplier Quality Engineer

Company: Alten

Job Id: 2441



Job Description:

Supplier Quality Engineer


ALTEN who we are

We’re ALTEN Technology USA, an engineering company that provides solutions for engineering, technology, and product development projects. For decades, we’ve been helping our clients develop products that are changing the world, whether that’s by shaping the future of space exploration, saving lives with medical devices that set a new standard of care, or creating the fully autonomous electric taxi of tomorrow. Our offices across the US have different industry focuses and engage with our clients in different ways, ranging from working on-site at client facilities to performing product development at our delivery centers.

The company covers the whole development cycle and offers a choice of service levels, from technology consulting to complete project outsourcing.

When you join ALTEN Technology USA, you join a group of people passionate about collaborating to solve some of the world’s most technical engineering challenges. Our success is tied to taking care of our employees by building relationships and providing opportunities for mentorship and career growth. We offer comprehensive benefits for all full-time employees, including medical, dental, and vision insurance; a 401(k) plan with employer matching; paid time off (PTO); paid parental leave; and mentorship to help you take your career to the next level.[RS1]


  • Actively engaged with suppliers and supply chains

    • Ability to accurately assess supplier weaknesses and provide solutions

    • Monitor high risk supplier development issues in order to prevent crisis

    • Able to analyze supplier capacity and supplier investment requests

    • Drive and develop supplier problem solving techniques for identified supplier fault issues

    • Fix and develop supplier quality systems and processes

    • Drive supplier operational excellence and zero defect philosophies

    • Set focused priorities to reach objectives


    Experience Required:

    • University degree required. Major in engineering or business management or supply chain management preferred

    • Minimum 5 years of supply chain (quality and development) and/or production experience

    • Preferably experience from the automotive or heavy commercial truck industry in supplier quality and capacity, manufacturing engineering, supplier development or crisis management

    • Strong problem solving, communication and teamwork skills

    • Strong accountability and project management for tasks without close supervision



    • Act with strong sense of urgency and commitment

    • Able to handle uncertainty and the unexpected

    • Able to handle unfamiliar tasks, using previous experiences

    • Ability to multitask and manage workload efficiently and effectively

    • Ability to drive sense of urgency to suppliers focused on information, communication, and results. Provide direct & actionable feedback.

    • Be customer focused

    • Provide timely information for accurate decisions

    • Able to create trustful relations and face reality, surface problems and support finding solutions

    • Strong collaboration and leadership skills

    • Able to execute in a complex regional organization

    • Anticipate bottlenecks, explore contingencies and provide solutions