Volvo Group Lead Supplier Quality Engineer in Greensboro, North Carolina


Responsible for achieving the purchasing objectives for suppliers in the heavy duty trucking manufacturing process. Performs all quality assurance activities in accordance with GTT guidelines. Responsible for the quality of all parts shipped by portfolio of suppliers to any Volvo location. Performs activities to assure the quality of purchased items to projects and product maintenance to minimize supplier related quality failures at Volvo plants or end customers. Utilize lean manufacturing tools and develop processes for optimization and stabilization. Review and identify manufacturing risks and take actions to close identified gaps. Perform process audits at supplier locations and drive suppler to close gaps. Manage all quality data in Volvo IT systems. Review APQP (Advance Product Quality Planning) and PPAP (Production Part Approval Process) deliverables. Approve/reject PPAP submitted by suppliers. Lead low performing process activities for suppliers. Participate in Supplier Involvement Product Development activities for suppliers. Contribute to resolving packaging issues, Function as SEM (Supplier Evaluation Model) lead auditor. Train, mentor and coach SQEs.

Required Skills

Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and 5 years of supplier quality experience in the trucking industry. Experience must include Product Launch specific to trucking, Supplier Safety Management Assessments of critical parts under Federal Vehicle Motorsafety Standards. Prior experience leading APQP and PPAP. At least 2 years of team lead experience. Over 50% travel to Supplier facilities in U.S.

About us

The Volvo Group aims at being the most admired employer in the industry by attracting and engaging the best people. Volvo Group Purchasing provides competitive advantages to the Volvo Group by selecting high performing suppliers to deliver the best possible products & services with the right quality output that add real business value for our customers. We are a global division with approximately 1,300 professionals world-wide providing expertise to secure Purchasing Excellence for Customer Success. Volvo Group Purchasing has 120 BSEK in Purchasing annual spend, 2,550 suppliers in serial production, and 1,9 billion parts delivered to the Group Truck plants annually. We support the Volvo Group’s mission ‘Driving prosperity through transport solutions’ by applying the principles of Code of Conduct and responsible sourcing to the purchasing processes.

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Group Trucks Purchasing


North Carolina



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Travel Required (Maximum)


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Quality & Environment

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran