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Supplier Quality Engineer


  • Audit suppliers' processes, parts, and performance, including ISO/TS audits, to ensure specification-meeting parts and/or assemblies are delivered to BRP.
  • Advise and assist suppliers and BRP personnel in the control and improvement of prints and processes to ensure part quality.
  • Meet plant metrics by calculating defect rates and reducing the supplier Defects Per Unit (DPU).
  • Monitor and track supplier data through ERP systems to carry out improvement/problem solving activities.
  • Supplier Quality Support: Problem solving activities using DMAIC, DOE etc., prepare problem definitions, submit/request Supplier Corrective Action Report (SCAR) requests, support with APQP process and also perform PPAP for suppliers, negotiate the disposition of non-conforming parts with Suppliers, and work with Suppliers to facilitate the resolution of SCARs.
  • Machining and Assembly Support: participate in the cross-functional review of process potential failure modes and effects analysis (process pFMEA); validation of control plan effectiveness; torque recipe development for critical bolted joints; process audits; ECN readiness; statistical process control (SPC); internal corrective action reports.
  • Use ERP System to Report Balanced Score Card (BSC) metrics for suppliers and facilitate actions to address gaps.
  • Execute all SQE responsibilities pertaining to NPD Projects, including ensuring complete, accurate, and value-adding deliverables per schedule.
  • Complete supplier/vendor evaluations to approve suppliers.
  • Complete assigned actions to support strategic initiatives.
  • Create visual standards for incoming products such as fiberglass, furniture, etc.
  • Use, control, and improve Quality Management System (QMS) documentation.
  • Establish and lead the Incoming Inspection Process and also recruit and train Quality Inspectors and Quality Liaisons.
  • Participate in various continuous improvement workshops to improve overall performance of the individual and the organization.
  • Occasional trips to visit U.S. suppliers.  Travel will comprise about 25% of the individual’s time.



B.S. degree in Industrial or Mechanical Engineering or a related field.  3 years experience as Supplier Quality Engineer, Advance Quality Engineer, Advance Supplier Quality Engineer, or related.  The required 3 years of experience must include the following, which may have been gained concurrently with each other:

  • AIAG (Automotive Industry Action Group) certification as Lead Auditor.
  • One year experience creating visual criteria – Standards for Marine Fiber Glass Parts and Marine Upholstered furniture.
  • Must have performed multiple PPAP (Production Part Approval Process) approvals for Glass, Electrical, Machined components & Supplier relocation.
  • Must have reduced DPUs (Defect Per Units) over a period of 1 year to comply with company goals and standards.
  • One year experience evaluating & auditing suppliers for New Supplier Approval.
  • One year experience establishing and leading supplier corrective action processes and must have validated to close at least 15 SCARs (Supplier Corrective Action Reports).
  • One year experience using problem solving methodologies including DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve & Control) & DOE (Design of Experiments) to address and solve high level problems.
  • One year experience recruiting and training quality inspectors and/or quality liaisons for offsite inspection locations (supplier).
  • Must have participated in a minimum of 2 ISO/TS (International Organization for Standardization/Technical Specification) Audits.
  • One year experience using Product Data Tracking systems for use in problem-solving activities.
  • One year experience using ERP system to generate supplier score cards for suppliers.


At Manitou and BRP, we have a deep connection to our consumers, one created from a shared passion for the Ultimate Ride. Our teams have a unique ability to develop market-shaping products and services that move people physically and emotionally.

Distributed throughout 107 countries, our product line-up includes Manitou Pontoon, Alumacraft, Ski-Doo and Lynx snowmobiles, Sea-doo watercraft, Can-Am side-by-side and all-terrain vehicles, Spyder roadsters, Evinrude marine propulsion systems, and Rotax motors for karts, motorcycles, and small planes, as well as a full line-up of parts, accessories, and clothing.

Our more than 14,500 employees make up a big family of diverse cultures who all share a common value: innovation. Our people are passionate and qualified; by joining BRP Marine Group/Manitou, you will be part of an exciting journey and personally evolve at the heart of an experienced team.

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BRP US Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/ Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.



Mail application to Lisa McQuillin, Human Resources Manager, Triton Industries, Inc., 16020 S. Lowell Rd., Lansing, MI  48906.