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Plexus Corp.

Supplier Quality Supervisor

Plexus Corp. - Buffalo Grove, IL

The Supervisor - Supplier Quality is responsible for the implementation of strategies for the qualification of parts, suppliers and other initiatives as they pertain to a business unit. The Supervisor - Supplier Quality oversees Supplier Quality activities including the evaluation, qualification, inspection and disposition of products received from suppliers. Individual may lead, train, and mentor lower level Engineers. Responsible for the management and execution of the site Supplier Quality Engineering and Receiving Inspection staff.

Job Overview

Identification, assessment and qualification of new and existing suppliers including on-site initial audits

Monitoring and drive improvement of site Supplier Quality and Supplier Performance Metrics

Initiation and execution of Supplier Development activities

Manage Supplier Quality and Receiving Inspection personnel

Manage SCAR/FA and continuous improvement systems

Follows processes and operational policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions

Develops and administers schedules and performance requirements

Works on issues of diverse scope where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of a variety of factors, including an understanding of current business trends

Provides guidance to subordinates within the latitude of established company policies

Generally manages employees and/or supervisors; coordinates the activities of a section/department with responsibility for results, methods and staffing

Interaction normally requires the ability to gain cooperation of others, conducting presentations of technical information concerning specific projects or schedules

Supplier Quality contact for perspective customers and external auditors

Support the management of supplier related NCM material

Ongoing assessment and improvement of the Plexus Supplier Quality processes

Supervise the support of problem identification in manufacturing and issues effecting component quality.

Manage department training requirements

Support the coordination and implementation of best practices between all SQE groups

Manage site Receiving Inspection processes and equipment needs

Support selection of alternate suppliers and the customer approval

Occasional travel may be required to meet the needs of the business (estimated 0-25%)

Additional duties as assigned by management

Skills & Abilities

Advanced Industry/Manufacturing Knowledge

Advanced decision making and problem solving skills

Intermediate computer skills including the Microsoft Office Suite

Intermediate data analysis and presentation skills

Education & Experience

A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is required for this position; A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Quality or a similar field is preferred

Experience of 5 years is required for this position, assuming education requirements are met. Equivalent industry experience of 8 or more years is highly desirable


All offers of employment are contingent upon successfully passing a drug screen and upon completion of a confidentiality agreement.

Our Values and How We Lead behaviors guide our processes. Plexus does not make employment decisions based on race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and encourage all to apply today!

Globally, our policy is to recruit people from wide and diverse backgrounds. However, certain positions require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Applicants for these positions may need to be “U.S. Persons,” which is generally defined as a U.S. citizen, permanent resident (green card holder), or individual granted political asylum.

Working At Plexus

Since 1979, Plexus has been partnering with companies to create the products that build a better world. We are a team of over 15,000, providing global Design and Development, Supply Chain Solutions, New Product Introduction, Manufacturing and Aftermarket Services. Plexus is an industry leader that specializes in serving customers with complex products used in demanding regulatory environments. With a culture built around innovation and customer service, Plexus’ teams create customized end-to-end solutions to assure the realization of the most intricate products. For more information about Plexus, visit our website,

9 days 15 hours ago

Plexus Corp.


Supplier Quality Supervisor Plexus Corp. - Buffalo Grove, IL, United States


Location: Buffalo Grove, IL

Company Profile:
Plexus uses a unique Product Realization service model to transform your concepts into branded products and deliver them to your target markets. We tailor innovative solutions that integrate product conceptualization, design, commercialization, manufacturing, fulfillment and sustaining services. Whether you operate in the Americas, Europe, the Asia Pacific region or worldwide, Plexus can deliver turnkey solutions to make your project a success.