Supplier Quality Program Manager

Lisle, Illinois
May 25, 2024
May 27, 2024
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Genesis10 is seeking a Supplier Quality Program Manager for a 3 month contract with our client in Lisle, IL. Onsite position and travel required.

Job Description:

Will plan, manage, and execute Supplier Quality department processes related to the company's new program launch, eMobility and Functional Safety related products and services, and other programs as needed. Will coordinate departmental or cross-functional teams, focused on delivering new or upgrading existing products.

The SQ PMs do not travel often, but when they do, it is usually to a manufacturing plant to support a new program launch build event. Those locations would be Springfield, Ohio, Huntsville, Alabama, Tulsa, OK, San Antonio, TX, and Monterrey, MX (Escobedo plant). For this particular position, it is possible the contractor may travel to Huntsville to support powertrain builds, but I would not anticipate travel to other facilities or outside the US. (Travel would be covered by client)

Key Responsibilities:

Participates and provides Supplier Quality oversight on new technologies within the program launches.

Monitors the project from initiation through delivery including planning and directing schedules and monitoring budget/spending as it relates to Supplier Quality activities.

Organizes cross-functional activities, ensuring Supplier Quality deliverables are met during the launch cycle, and completion of the project.

Networks with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertise, and identifies supply base risk for leadership.

Normally works independently.

Receives minimal guidance, little instruction on day-to-day work, and general instructions on new assignments.

Top 5 skill sets the manager is looking for:

Program / project management

Communication skills written and oral; able to engage effectively at all levels of the organization, internally and externally

Ability to work independently with little direct Supervision, once trained in the client's processes.

Microsoft office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) proficiency

Understanding of Supplier Quality tools APQP, PPAP, Global 8D (or other issue resolution tools), IATF 16949 and VDA 6.3 quality systems, statistical analysis.


Experience with Microsoft Office suite required.

Experience with program or project management practices is required

Experience with APQP and PPAP is required

Experience with G8D or similar issue resolution process is required.

Desired Skills:

PM certification ideal, but not required

Experience in automotive or manufacturing environment preferred. Experience with powertrain components preferred, but not required.

Background with engineering or supplier quality preferred.

Experience with Functional Safety standards and practices is ideal.

Experience with emerging technologies such as electrification and autonomous vehicles is preferred.

Effective working knowledge of quality tools and concepts such as; IATF-16949, VDA 6.3, AIAG APQP, PPAP, MSA (GD&T) and SPC (statistics) manuals and manufacturing process (lean manufacturing), with ability to teach and facilitate these tools and concepts to suppliers is ideal.

Strong problem-solving skills

Communication and interpersonal savvy

Ability to multi-task and prioritize

Positive attitude, and ethics which support our company's values, and a healthy, high performance culture


Hourly W2 pay rate $65.00/Hr.

We have access to additional contract, contract-to-hire, and direct hire positions with various rate ranges.

If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, apply today!

Ranked a Top Staffing Firm in the U.S. by Staffing Industry Analysts for six consecutive years, Genesis10 puts thousands of consultants and employees to work across the United States every year in contract, contract-for-hire, and permanent placement roles. With more than 300 active clients, Genesis10 provides access to many of the Fortune 100 firms and a variety of mid-market organizations across the full spectrum of industry verticals.

For contract roles, Genesis10 offers the benefits listed below. If this is a perm-placement opportunity, our recruiter can talk you through the unique benefits offered for that particular client. Benefits of Working with Genesis10:

Access to hundreds of clients, most who have been working with Genesis10 for 5-20+ years.

The opportunity to have a career-home in Genesis10; many of our consultants have been working exclusively with Genesis10 for years.

Access to an experienced, caring recruiting team (more than 7 years of experience, on average.)

Behavioral Health Platform

Medical, Dental, Vision

Health Savings Account

Voluntary Hospital Indemnity (Critical Illness & Accident)

Voluntary Term Life Insurance


Sick Pay (for applicable states/municipalities)

Commuter Benefits (Dallas, NYC, SF)

Remote opportunities available

For multiple years running, Genesis10 has been recognized as a Top Staffing Firm in the U.S., as a Best Company for Work-Life Balance, as a Best Company for Career Growth, for Diversity, and for Leadership, amongst others. To learn more and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at our website.

Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.