CNH Industrial

Supplier Quality Specialist

Location US-PA-New Holland
Position Type


CNH Industrial is a global leader in industrial goods. We provide farmers with cutting-edge technologies to help them feed a growing world population and we assist in building and rebuilding cities and infrastructures, all with future-proof powertrain solutions. With our Case IH, New Holland Agriculture, Case and New Holland Construction, and FPT Industrial brands, and comprehensive solutions for financing and aftermarket services, we’re driven to meet the needs of our customers.


The Supplier Quality Specialist is considered an expert and consultant in their field; with knowledge, training, experience and the ability to drive platform activity on the NA Hay & Forage and support NA Crop Harvesting Platforms. The Supplier Quality Platform Specialist uses personal competencies and leadership, individually or in a team, to ensure on-time completion of Design reviews, Quality Risk Assessments, PPAP & APQP, Supplier selection process and Platform launch milestones.


Accountabilities and Decision Making Authority:

  • Support the global product development process (GPD) for new products and ensure that suppliers meet CNH Industrial requirements per the Part Approval Process (APQP/PPAP).
  • Develop project plans and resources to achieve timing, quality, and cost objectives of all assigned platforms.
  • Supplier Quality representative for the platform meetings to solve quality issues (CPM, PIR, EWT, Q&R) coordinating corrective actions for priority items.
  • Supplier Quality representative for the platform warranty reduction activity.

Representative Activities:

  • Performs Supplier Quality Engineering activities for assigned Platforms, including but not limited to:
  • Ensure correct classification of all components on assigned platforms through Risk assessments.
  • Manage the significant CNH0, CNH1 and CNH2 items throughout the GPD process and ensure successful product launches.
  • Resolution of supplier quality issues and management of supplier quality performance -- SQP management, PIQ/PPM metrics, CPM resolutions
  • Support warranty recovery projects -- technical support on warranty claims
  • Qualification of potential suppliers and approval of components – PSA’s, business case, PPAP/IRW, PA, PPR,
  • Support for new program launches -- Technical Review, QRA, Risk Assessment

Position Dimensions:

  • The Supplier Quality Engineer –Platform Coordinator serves a vital role in working with suppliers in an up-front, preventative mode and in a problem-solving mode. Collaborates with suppliers, other SQE’s and relevant internal functions such as Purchasing, Engineering, Quality and the plants to guarantee the quality of components from the supply base for new product launches and current production

Typical Decisions Made:

  • SQE Platform Coordinator determines priorities for and implement corrective actions for PIR's & CPM profiles, part approval activities, validate supplier corrective actions for new product launch and supplier development activities.
  • Position pays $80,000-$100,000


The qualified candidate will have:

  • Bachelor's degree OR Associates degree with and additional 2+ years of work experience in the quality field
  • 3+ years of experience with design or manufacturing
  • 3+ years of experience in quality engineering, supplier quality engineering or quality management
  • 3+ years of experience in project management

The preferred candidate will have:

  • Master's degree
  • Managing multiple projects.
  • Experience and Leadership working with Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), Quality tools (design reviews, FMEAs, Contractual Control Plans, Inspection and Test plans, PCPA's, PSA's, Supplier Program Review's, Gage R&R Studies, Capability Studies, SPC, 7-step or 8-D corrective action process)
  • Professional certification (CQE, CQA, CQMgr, CMfgE, etc.) Preferred Six Sigma Certification is a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent computer skills: GPP, I-Viewer, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project, statistical software, etc.
  • Ability to work with personnel at all levels of the supplier’s organization and with CNH Industrial plants/platforms/senior management.
  • Ability to conduct meetings with and make presentations to platform leadership, industrial leadership, and senior management
  • Ability to travel 10-20%


US applicants: CNH Industrial is an equal opportunity employer. This company considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Applicants can learn more about their rights by viewing the federal "EEO is the Law" poster and its supplement here. CNH Industrial participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. You can view additional information here.


If you need reasonable accommodation with the application process, please call 1-800-889-4422 option 1 and then option 5, or contact us at


Read about our company’s commitment to pay transparency by clicking this link: pay transparency notice.


Canada applicants: CNH Industrial is an equal opportunity employer. This company considers candidates regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, nationality, place of origin, disability, marital status, family status, age, or any other ground prohibited by applicable provincial human rights legislation.



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