Sr Supplier Quality Engineer

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Date: Jul 4, 2024

Location: Franklin Park, IL, US, 60131

Company: Sloan Valve Company

Req ID:  11229  

Sloan is the world’s leading manufacturer of commercial plumbing systems and has been in operation since 1906. We are at the forefront of the green building movement and provide sustainable restroom solutions.  We manufacture water-efficient products including flush valves, electronic faucets, soap dispensing and sink systems along with vitreous china fixtures for commercial, industrial and institutional markets worldwide.


With the development of Sloan’s growing product portfolio and continuous improvement initiatives Sloan Valve Company is in need for a Senior Supplier Quality Engineer. The Sr-SQE, primarily will ensure procured components meet customer requirements and support the core business, while driving continuous improvement. The SR-SQE will operate daily within various exciting new product development projects, while optimizing legacy products within production. This role is in our Greater Chicago Office, near O’Hare International airport, reporting to the Global Supplier Quality Manager. Within this role, one will be expected to actively troubleshoot and lead cross functional improvement initiatives. There will be a need to expeditiously investigate production issues with supplier follow up to address root cause and minimize line interruptions.



 • Create and maintain quality systems, testing protocols, & inspection activities designed to assure that products meet the print specifications

 • Follow through with external corrective actions from issuing to resolution, designed to improve or maintain products, processes, and specifications.

• Champion the continuous improvement and standardization of the incoming inspection process

 • Facilitate and own APQP techniques including but not limited to Failure Mode effect analysis, and Production Parts Approval Process within New Product Development.

 • Apply project management skills to assure timely and efficient execution of all innovation and renovation projects.

• Participate in engineering change meetings to ensure

awareness of design changes and impact to the customer.

• Create and track detailed reports on supplier performance, including defect rates.

 • Perform on site evaluations of supplier production processes to identify improvement opportunities within the supply chain. Conduct root cause analysis and verification of corrective action implementation.

• Investigate supplier scrap – Pareto/identify trends to drive


• Direct work instructions for Inspectors, Technicians, and employees assigned to the quality function.

• Deliver a quality focus to new

business initiatives and projects to address customer needs into an effective


• Collaborate with Quality Review Board to review and analyze customer

dissatisfaction – Leverage CAPA to determine the nature and source of the problems.

• Train support personnel across Sloan facilities

 • Actively lead as a quality representative in the qualification of potential suppliers both domestic and International to support Sloan Valve company core business needs.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field
  • 5+ Years Relevant Experience in quality and manufacturing


We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, including:

  • A choice of Medical (with Health Savings Account), Dental, Vision, Rx Insurance for employees and their eligible dependents
  • Company paid Basic Life and AD & D Insurance, Basic Accident Insurance, Disability Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and Well-being Programs.
  • Paid time off, Paid Sick Leave, Paid Vacation time, Paid Sick time, Paid Military Leave, and Paid Volunteer time away from work.
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Commuter Parking and Transit Accounts, and Tuition Reimbursement benefits.
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a Company match.
  • Employee Service Anniversary Awards and Employee Recognition Programs


Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB)

YOU Belong at Sloan

We are intentional in building an inclusive culture that embraces different voices, ideas, and backgrounds. We commit to continuing this ever-growing journey with and for our employees, customers, partners, and community. We are better together when we can be ourselves.


We Are Proud Partners With the Chicago Cubs

We are a Legacy Partner of the Chicago Cubs and we are proud to be the organization’s official water efficiency partner! Through this relationship, which includes the naming rights to Sloan Park, the Cubs’ Spring Training facility in Mesa, Arizona, we have had the opportunity to promote our brand and continue our water conservation efforts in the city of Chicago and around the world.




For additional company information please visit our website at

We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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