Supplier Quality Engineer

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Company Overview

Motorola Solutions is there for our customers when everything is on the line. In extreme moments - when a hurricane lands or when a fire breaks out. And in everyday moments - when a package arrives just in time for the holiday or when a child doesn't miss the school bus home.

We unify voice, data, video and analytics in one integrated ecosystem to enable individuals, businesses and communities to work together in more powerful ways. To help people make better decisions, act confidently and be their best in the moments that matter. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions and connect with a career that matters.

Department Overview

Supplier/Quality/Process Engineering is a group within the manufacturing engineering and quality team supporting the entire manufacturing operation.

Job Description

In this role your key responsibilities will include:
  • Will be assigned multiple global supply chain suppliers to manage quality activity and will have multiple product lines;
  • Daily management of all supplier quality related issues that may impact production lines with cross-functional team alignment;
  • Evaluation and selection of world class suppliers in safety, quality, delivery and cost
  • Work with suppliers to continuously improve performance, implement process controls and develop quality assurance plans
  • Responsible to act as a liaison between cross functional teams
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel spreadsheet development and analysis;
  • Drive projects that improve quality metrics: FPY (first pass yield), PPM.
  • Lead corrective actions as required from supplier 8D's or non-conformance reports
  • Work with suppliers to devise sampling procedures and develops forms and instructions for recording, evaluating and reporting quality and reliability data
  • Prepare Operations review Supplier and Internal Quality KPI's, countermeasures and annual action plans for supplier quality PPM, on-time delivery, late supplier 8D responses, etc.
  • Other duties as assinged

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Good understanding and working experience with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, Statistical Process Control, Design of Experiments and Six Sigma problem solving methods
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as mechanical and designs prints, safety rules
  • Ability to think logical and critically to measure the pros and cons and take the most appropriate decisions in a quickly from the available resources
  • Ability to perform quality audits on suppliers to ensure products meet Motorola Standards
  • Must be an active listener with good time management skills in order to work with suppliers and project management teams to define deliverables
  • Must possess great organizational and communication skills and the ability to work cooperatively with management
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision to meet customer's requirements
  • Must have complete knowledge of APQP documents like PPAP ( Production Part Approval Process), FMEA, Control Plans and Quality Standards.

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in Mechanical Engineering, or a related field or equivalent experience (i.e. Chemical, Electrical or Industrial Engineering)
  • 3 years' experience as a supplier quality engineer;
  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) and Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) preferred
  • ASQ Six Sigma Black Belt preferred

Basic Requirements

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in Mechanical Engineering, or a related field or equivalent experience (Chemical, Electrical or Industrial Engineering)
  • 3 years experience as a supplier quality engineer
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. indefinitely is required. Employer work permit sponsorship is not available for this position.

Vaccine Requirement

Motorola Solutions has implemented a voluntary COVID-19 vaccination policy. We strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated. Any employee who is not vaccinated must wear a mask at all times when at a Motorola Solutions site or otherwise meeting with other Motorola Solutions employees or customers. Employees who have submitted proof of vaccination must follow site-specific or local mask requirements. Additionally, certain local governments or Motorola Solutions' customers may have vaccine requirements that apply to some of our employees.

Travel Requirements

Under 10%

Relocation Provided


Position Type

New Grad

Referral Payment Plan


Our U.S.Benefitsinclude:
  • Incentive Bonus Plans
  • Medical, Dental, VisionbenefitseffectiveDay 1
  • 401K with Company Match and Day 1 vesting
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • GenerousPaidTime Off Packages
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • PaidParental & Family Leave
  • and more!

EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.


Elgin, IL