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Cummins Inc. Senior Supplier Quality Engineer in Columbus, Indiana

Senior Supplier Quality Engineer


We are looking for a talented Senior Supplier Quality Engineer to join our team specializing in Quality for our Corporate Business Unit in Columbus, IN/ your remote home office.

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

  • Participates and / or leads Supplier Quality’s participation in the supplier evaluation, selection, and strategic sourcing and development processes

  • Main communication contact for management of quality issues and requests (PPAP, APQP, SR, MNC and SCARS)

  • Collaborating with suppliers to define, develop and execute tactical strategic improvement plans.

  • Responsible 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.

  • Coordinates the level of submission of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) activities and information related to the introduction of new or changed products and processes; dispositions the product’s readiness for production in accordance with the Production Parts Approval Process (PPAP) and APQP provisions of Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) manuals and Cummins procedures in order to meet supplier and customer requirements.

  • 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.


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

  • BS degree in Engineering or a related technical or scientific subject

  • 5 years of Supplier Quality experience

  • Experience collaborating with suppliers to define, develop and execute tactical strategic improvement plans

  • Experience with Stamping & Fabrication process along with manufacturing/operations such as welding, brazing, coating and heat treatment.

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-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, 525 Irwin Office Building IOB

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Aug 12, 2021, 9:35:11 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 2100059X