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Cummins Inc. Supplier Quality Improvement Engineer Senior in Memphis, Tennessee

Supplier Quality Improvement Engineer Senior


We are looking for a talented Supplier Quality Improvement Engineer Senior to join our team specializing in Quality for our Corporate Business Unit in Memphis, TN / your remote home office within the United States.

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

  • Participate and/or lead Supplier Quality’s participation in the supplier evaluation, selection, and strategic sourcing and development processes.

  • Responsible for our most challenging supplier corrective action situations including containment, fault tree analysis / identification of assignable cause, root cause analysis, permanent corrective actions, and overall effectiveness of the problem-solving process.

  • Ensure suppliers select and use and adapt quality tools effectively for their industry and our requirements, especially the Advanced Product Quality Planning process.

  • Collaborate with and lead suppliers to understand and meet all product requirements including compliance with the Cummins Supplier Handbook.

  • Oversee the supplier quality resources for our most challenging 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 our most challenging new or changed products and the execution of the Production Part Approval Processes and the Advanced Product Quality Planning processes, including elements of Early Supplier Engagement and Zero Defects Mentality, for related Value Package Change Request and medium to high-risk Value Package Introduction projects.

  • Lead the measurement of supplier quality performance according to established procedures and is responsible to drive appropriate improvements to meet established targets.

  • Responsible to lead the continuous improvement activities with suppliers in their efforts to reduce defects.

  • Utilize Cummins product functional and manufacturing technology knowledge in the execution of their role with suppliers, and represents their assigned suppliers’ technical processes and capabilities in internal technical discussions such as Drawing Quality Reviews, manufacturability reviews, etc.


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

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

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience required.

  • Up to 15% travel expected.

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-Tennessee-Memphis-US, TN, Memphis, Distribution Center

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Mar 25, 2022, 8:12:57 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Corporate

Req ID: 22000273