Supplier Quality Program Manager

DivIHN Integration Inc
Lisle, Illinois
Jun 16, 2024
Jun 22, 2024
Full Time
Organization Type
DivIHN (pronounced "divine") is a CMMI ML3-certified Technology and Talent solutions firm. Driven by a unique Purpose, Culture, and Value Delivery Model, we enable meaningful connections between talented professionals and forward-thinking organizations. Since our formation in 2002, organizations across commercial and public sectors have been trusting us to help build their teams with exceptional temporary and permanent talent.

Visit us at to learn more and view our open positions.

Please apply or call one of us to learn more

For further inquiries regarding the following opportunity, please contact one of our Talent Specialists



Title: Supplier Quality Program Manager

Duration: 2 Months

Location: Lisle, IL


This is to cover a medical leave until the end of August

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 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.

Regarding Travel as mentioned in the below JD:
  • The SQ PMs do not travel often, but when they do, it is usually to a Client 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. The language in the document is a just in case it is needed type of thing.
  • (Travel would be covered by Client)

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.

Position Purpose and Requirements:
  • 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.
  • Expected travel is 25-50%. May be required to travel out of the country as well.
  • 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 (GDandT) 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

About us:

DivIHN, the 'IT Asset Performance Services' organization, provides Professional Consulting, Custom Projects, and Professional Resource Augmentation services to clients in the Mid-West and beyond. The strategic characteristics of the organization are Standardization, Specialization, and Collaboration.

DivIHN is an equal opportunity employer. DivIHN does not and shall not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status.