Vendor Quality Supervisor

Direct and coordinate quality inspection of parts and components.
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Salary Range
$50,000 – $113,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Vendor Quality Supervisors do?

Directs and coordinates quality inspection of parts, components, and materials produced by subcontractors and vendors, and surveillance of subcontractors’ manufacturing processes: Directs sampling inspection, and testing of received parts, components, and materials to determine conformance to standards. Conducts periodic and special surveys of subcontractors’ facilities and manufacturing processes to determine adequacy and capability of quality control and ability to comply with complete quality specifications. Reviews quality problems with engineering personnel and directs action required to correct defects. Prepares periodic and special reports concerning departmental activities, problems, subcontractors’ quality system, schedules, and rejected items. Aids in organizational planning by participating in departmental conferences.

Should I be a Vendor Quality Supervisor?

You should have a bachelor's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Logical Thinker: You take a step-by-step approach to analyze information and solve problems.

  • Also known as: Chief, Vendor Quality, Planning Supervisor, Supervisor, Vendor Quality

    How to Become a
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