1085 Supplier Performance Engineer – GERMANY (TRAVEL)

MetaOps Inc. has customers with operations nation-wide and internationally that have periodic needs for interim or contract-to-hire talent for Engineering professionals.  We are looking or Supplier Performance Engineer with strong background in operations, material planning, quality, and supplier development

Role Responsibilities:

The role of the supplier performance engineer is to lead, coach, and/or execute activities to sustainably improve their internal processes, skill levels, and planning for achievement of:

  • Assurance of supply – sustainable with robust planning processes, proactive risk mitigation
  • Operational excellence – on time shipping performance, as delivered quality performance
  • Change management process – rigorous and planned
  • Identify gaps in operational, quality, supply, and change management processes. Develop resolution plans and support implementation of necessary emergency containment, interim containment, and permanent corrective actions
  • Work with supplier’s production team to ensure daily build and ship plans are met
  • Ensure build plans align with demand, and ensure parts procurement plan align with build plan
  • Maintain weekly production and quality metrics – ensure gaps are addressed properly
  • Recurring activities will include tasks such as:
    • Build and ship execution
    • Review inventory position and material orders
    • Review inbound quality data and process control data from the previous week
    • Verify staffing level and skill set plan for following week
    • Review results of process audit; ensure process audit actions are assigned, completed, and verified
    • ADQ issue review, and ensuring rapid response to issues and implementing a robust, timely PCA
    • Process and design change implementation planning
    • Review Inventory plan and achievement
    • Preventative maintenance plan for following month, review activities completed this month
    • Supplier quality data review and verify responses are in place

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field
  • 4 – 7+ years of quality experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of:  operations, material planning, quality, and supplier development
  • Strong change management, communication and interpersonal skills


  • Location: onsite support – up to 75% (one in Loveland, CO, one Aken, Germany – German speaking)
  • Duration: 6+ months – Start date: Sept 1, 2019
  • Rate: $65 per hour, client might consider higher rate depending on experience level