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Cummins Inc. SQIE (Supplier Quality Interface Engineer) in Jamestown, New York

SQIE (Supplier Quality Interface Engineer)


SQIE (Supplier Quality Improvement Engineer) (Off-Site)

We are looking for a talented SQIE (Supplier Qualiyt Improvement Engineer) to join our team specializing in Quality for our Engine Business in Jamestown,NY.

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • Consulted and Involved in the selection, management, development, problem solving, and assurance of defect-free performance of the assigned direct material supplier chain. The objective of this work is to collaborate with the supplier and shadow and partner with other resources at Cummins to support the use of quality improvement tools and methods aimed at the achievement of zero defects performance.

  • Participates as a team member in the supplier evaluation, selection, and strategic sourcing process development with coaching and guidance.

  • Assists in the supplier corrective action process including containment, fault tree analysis / identification of assignable cause, root cause analysis, and permanent corrective actions with oversight and guidance.

  • Collaborates with suppliers to ensure all product requirements are understood and met, and coaches supplier to meet the requirements of the Cummins Supplier Handbook with guidance from others.

  • Reviews the supplier quality resources for low risk new product introduction and current products to reduce supplier related issues, improve process capabilities, and ensure timely project launches.

  • Responsible for determining that all requirements are met by the supplier for new or changed products with coaching and guidance from others and are typically focused on Value Package Change Requests and associated Production Part Approval Process requirements with some involvement on low risk Value Package Introduction and related Advanced Product Quality Planning activities.

To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • Quality System Management - Guides in the practice and application of quality management system standards required by international certification bodies, industry specific regulatory authorities and customer's contractually specified requirements.

  • Supplier Quality Management - Leads all aspects of supplier quality management; helps develop strategy and collaborative supplier partnerships; identifies supplier innovation capabilities; contributes to supplier audit and certification process; tracks supplier performance metrics and acts to quickly resolve issues to improve supplier quality performance.

  • Project Issue and Risk Management - Manages the process to identify, assess and prioritize issues and risks using recommended tools and processes to minimize, monitor, and control the probability and/or impact of negative events or to maximize the realization of positive events.

  • Production Part Approval Process - Coordinates the level of submission of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) activities and information related to the introduction of new or changed products and processes; dispositions the product’s readiness for production in accordance with the Production Parts Approval Process (PPAP) and APQP provisions of Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) manuals and Cummins procedures in order to meet supplier and customer requirements.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

  • College, university, or equivalent degree in Engineering or a related technical or scientific subject required.

  • This position may require licensing for compliance with export controls or sanctions regulations.


  • Minimal level of relevant work experience required.

Compensation and Benefits

Base salary rate commensurate with experience. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

Cummins and E-verify

At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.


Primary Location United States-New York-Jamestown-US, NY, Jamestown, Engine Plant

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Nov 11, 2022, 7:56:08 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Engine Business

Req ID: 220009FZ