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PDS Tech Inc Supplier Quality Engineer in Tewksbury, Massachusetts

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Supplier Quality Engineer in Tewksbury, MA

Job description

  • Work closely with the Sourcing/Purchasing teams to select, qualify and develop suppliers by performing initial and periodic follow-up assessments/audits and assess suppliers against robust qualification requirements

  • Maintain and report relevant supplier performance metrics to demonstrate the efficiency of the supplier quality process and management of potential risks.

  • Ensure the Supplier Quality function operates according to procedures and provides direction to other departments.

  • Review and approves supplier records: contracts, quality plans, change requests, CAPAs, NCRs, verification and validation protocols and reports.

  • Act as Lead Auditor during supplier audits.

  • Manage FAI (First Article Inspection) Process to ensure compliance to company requirements.

  • Participate in design changes related to supplier provided materials.

  • Drive continuous improvement with procedures, policies and quality assurance methodologies including but not limited to: new material qualification, end of life materials/components, product development process, supplier requests for material changes and sustaining engineering.

  • Support the suppliers to ensure that products and processes align with the relevant requirements.

  • Support Quality Management Team in establishing, implementing, and maintaining the quality management system for ISO 9001:2015.

  • Participate in the New Product Introduction process to assist with validation and test of critical components.

  • Participate in PPI (Practical Process Improvement) and projects to support achievement of business metrics to drive improvement of Quality within the client but also at our key suppliers.

  • Perform all job duties consistent with the Code of Ethics and the 4-I values

  • Ability to travel up to 25% on an annual basis


  • Bachelors Degree required in Engineering Field

  • Electrical (Preferred)

Experience Required

  • In-circuit Testing (ICT) experience

  • PCBA manufacturing knowledge

  • Understanding of ISO/QSRs and the ability to apply the knowledge to the business and ensure compliance of regulations.

  • 2 years of ISO9001:2015 experience

  • Effective problem-solving skills

  • Must be an excellent teammate with strong interpersonal skills.

Experience Preferred

  • ISO auditor training and certification preferred.

  • Lean Six Sigma Green or Black Belt certified a plus.

  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer a plus

  • This position has not been approved to provide relocation assistance

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.