IMI Precision Engineering Supplier Quality Engineer in Auburn, Washington



IMI Precision Engineering is a world leader in motion and fluid control technologies. Wherever precision, speed and engineering reliability are essential, we deliver exceptional solutions which improve the productivity and efficiency of our customers’ equipment.

Part of IMI plc, we have a sales and service network in 75 countries, as well as manufacturing capability in the USA, Germany, China, UK, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Mexico and Brazil. We support this with our global centers of technical excellence, and facilities for CFD design and R&D testing.

Our Auburn, WA location is looking for a Supplier Quality Engineer to work with suppliers to help maintain the quality standards required.


The Supplier Quality Engineer is the primary point of contact between Norgren GT Development and its suppliers on matters related to initial part qualification and effective quality issue resolution. The Supplier Quality Engineer supports both the Quality and the Materials Groups by ensuring that parts, materials, and sub-assemblies received from suppliers consistently conform to specified requirements. This position is also responsible for assuring that supplier selection,qualification, maintenance, development and change activities are conducted in accordance with company requirements.



  • Developing a supply base, driving improvements in supplier quality, delivery, cost and systems;

  • Coordinate with suppliers for compliance with corrective action requests;

  • Supports the introduction of new and derivative products (NPI, DPI);

  • Coordinate supplier change activities, assuring change schedule is maintained.;

  • Conduct quality system assessments of suppliers as required;

  • Maintains the Approved Supplier List, assuring suppliers meet or exceed minimum requirements;

  • Maintain the Supplier Quality Requirements Manual;

  • Refines the supplier rating systems to reflect the actual cost of doing business.

  • Solicits cost savings and/or manufacturability suggestions from the supply base;

  • Manages projects related to supplier development;

  • Write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.;

  • Present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and manufacturing personnel.



  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university plus five to eight years related experience and/or training.

  • Four additional years of experience is accepted instead of a bachelor’s degree.

  • Familiar with TS-16949, ISO-9001:2000, and ISO-14000 quality system standards.


  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, blueprints or government regulations.

  • Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

  • Interpret technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with abstract and concrete variables.

  • Some travel, including air travel, is required. Must have a valid driver’s license.

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All employees are expected to represent the values and maintain the standards contained in The IMI Code of Conduct. The IMI Code of Conduct can be found at

IMI Precision Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Gender/Minority/Veterans/Disabled.

Job ID 2018-31614

# of Openings 1

Job Locations US-WA-Auburn

Category Supply Chain

Platform IMI Precision Engineering