Supplier Quality Engineer

Date: Oct 12, 2021

Location: West Chester, OH, US, 45069

Company: Dover Corporation

Pole/Zero Corporation, a division of Microwave Products Group, is looking for talented people to join our organization!


Connecting and Protecting People, Microwave Products Group (MPG) is a leading global provider of mission-critical engineered electronic components and subsystems comprised of four business units in five manufacturing locations.  Our brand names are recognized globally including:  BSC Filters, York, UK; Dow-Key Microwave, Ventura, CA; K&L Microwave, Salisbury, Maryland and Dominican Republic and Pole/Zero, West Chester, OH.
Our expertise is the design and manufacture of communications-based specialty products – engineered components and subsystems – for demanding military, space, commercial aerospace/industrial, and telecom infrastructure applications where function and reliability are crucial.





The primary function of the Supplier Quality Engineer is to manage supplier quality programs and initiatives. 




  • Responsible for the audit of suppliers to applicable Quality/Business System standards (AS9100, ISO9001, etc.).
  • Responsible for the audit of suppliers to industry technical specifications, as applicable.
  • Responsible for the approval and disqualification (when necessary) of suppliers.
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining supplier audit records.
  • Responsible for investigating problems found in production and/or receiving inspection when related to supplied material.
  • Responsible for communicating quality issues or concerns with suppliers.
  • Responsible for facilitating MRB for incoming material.
  • Responsible for supporting Receiving Inspection on determination of conformance as necessary.
  • Responsible for facilitating FAI on supplied material.
  • Responsible for material handling of scrap incoming or raw material.
  • Responsible for reporting supplier performance data. 
  • Assist suppliers with quality improvements and drive quality requirements to ensure Pole/Zero is receiving a quality product.
  • Work cooperatively with supply chain on improvments with sourcing partners and the process. 




  • Must be able to effectively communicate with Purchasing and Engineering on supplier technical/quality issues.
  • Excellent communications skills, verbal and written. 
  • Must be able to diplomatically work with other departments and communicate effectively with all levels of the organization. 
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Must have knowledge of Quality System standards; AS9100, ISO9001, etc.  
  • SPC and Continuous Improvement/Lean Manufacturing knowledge a plus. 




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The Education and/or Experience listed below represents the knowledge, skill or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience:


  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent work experience) in Electrical, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering.
  • Five years technical experience in the electronics industry a plus.
  • Must be a US person (US Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder). 




The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Stand, walk, and sit throughout the 8 hour shift.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 
  • Moderate noise level in the office area.




The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, extreme cold, and extreme heat.
  • Moderate noise level in the office area.
  • Required to wear appropriate personal protective equipment when in restricted manufacturing areas. 




  • Normal work hours are 8 am to 5 pm.
  • Normal workdays are Monday through Friday.
  • Lunch period is one hour per day, unpaid.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

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