• Supplier QA Engr Mgr Sr

    Location US-IL-Lisle
    Job ID
    # of Positions
    Internal Title
    Supplier QA Engr Mgr Sr
    Position Type
    Regular Full Time Employee
    Reliability & Quality
    Up To 25%
    Relocation Offered
    ERP Eligibility
    Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus
  • Overview

    Navistar International Corporation is a leading North American truck manufacturer with great products, strong market positions and best-in-class distribution. For 175 years we have had a 100% commitment to doing what it takes to satisfy our customers, and our commitment today is as strong as ever. We are rededicated to strengthening our core businesses. Our recent investments and product launches position us for success. It all starts with a comprehensive approach and a team effort from our employees. We’re looking for exceptionally talented and results-oriented individuals to join us and deliver on our promises to our customers, dealers, employees and shareholders.


    The Senior Manager - Supplier Quality will ensure compliance to all Navistar Integrated Supplier Quality Requirements.

    • Reduce total PPM (parts per million) defects to a goal of Zero Defects.
    • Development and implementation of APQP techniques including: FMEA, Control Plans, Flow Diagrams and other automotive principles.
    • Leadership: Provide leadership and guidance to supplier quality team drive continual improvement in the supply base
    • Ensures supplier launch readiness for all vehicle and engine commodities; plastic electrical, weldments, systems and assemblies.
    • Management and Leadership of Quality Group: Responsible for hiring, training, developing and supervising the supplier quality team.

    Position Purpose and Requirements

    Selects and monitors vendors/suppliers to ensure that parts received meet requirements
    in a cost-effective manner. Establishes systems and procedures to ensure and enhance overall quality. Conducts supplier facility surveys of potential critical components providers. Establishes requirements for suppliers to achieve process and quality standards for GMPs. Facilitates development of team/partner relationships with vendors/suppliers and maintains relationships for long-term contracts for delivery of high quality parts. Selects, develops,
    and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.


    Basic Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree and at least 10 years of supplier quality experience, including 4 years management experience



    • Master’s degree and at least 8 years of supplier quality experience, including 4 years management experience


    • At least 12 years of supplier quality experience, including 4 years management experience

    Additional Requirements

    Additional Requirements

    • Qualified candidates, excluding current Navistar employees, must be legally authorized on an unrestricted basis (US Citizen, Legal Permanent Resident, Refugee or Asylee) to be employed in the United States. Navistar does not anticipate providing employment related work sponsorship for this position (e.g., H-1B status)
    • Ability to travel up to 25-30%
    • Led quality team and system in ISO 9000\TS 16949 environment.
    • Experience in AIAG APQP/PPAP, FMEA, Control Plans and other automotive practices

    Quality system knowledge QS / ISO / TS 16949

    Desired Skills:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering.
    • Minimum 10 years of design/manufacturing/quality experience 
    • Strong Communication (Verbal and written), organization, and interpersonal skills
    • Knowledge of Process Improvement Methodology
    • Strong Leadership and Management capabilities
    • Ability to interact with senior management or executive levels
    • Knowledge and experience in implementation of FMEA and Statistical Process Control methods
    • CQM (Certified Quality Manager) status through ASQ (American Society for Quality)
    • CQA (Certified Quality Auditor) status through ASQ (American Society for Quality
    • Strong Problem-solving Skills
    • Strong knowledge of MS Office 


    • Conflict Management
    • Dealing with Ambiguity
    • Drive For Results
    • Navistar's Positive Attitude
    • Problem Solving
    • Timely Decision Making
    • Developing Direct Reports
    • Motivating Others

    It's Uptime at International

    Visit us at www.Navistar.com to discover more about our organization


    It's Uptime at International


    Navistar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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