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Supplier Quality Engineer - Electronics 

LOCATION: Salisbury / North Carolina (US-NC), United States | BRAND: New York Air Brake | REQUISITION ID: 377 | JOB GRADE: 15 


Since 1890, New York Air Brake has been an innovative leader in the heavy-haul railroad industry. As a member company of Knorr-Bremse –the world’s leading manufacturer of braking systems for rail and commercial vehicles--New York Air Brake is recognized worldwide as a Center of Competence for heavy-haul freight railroad control systems. From multiple locations, we serve customers across the United States, Canada, and Mexico—reaching clear across the globe to South America, Africa, the Middle East, China, and Australia. Our talented, diverse, and dedicated teams develop innovative solutions to the challenges facing our customers. Join us in our next steps.



The position of Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) is to implement NYAB's Supplier Quality Assurance Program.  This includes supplier rating/performance reporting, establishing Supplier Quality flowdowns, evaluating suppliers quality systems, performing product and process validations on supplied product, evaluate non-conforming product and implement corrective actions.  Also responsible for directing all commodity team supplier quality efforts to insure the highest quality standard for purchased materials received at NYAB.  Additionally, to support supplier value engineering efforts to enhance supplier cost reductions, producibility improvements and reduce the cost of supplier quality.


Essential Functions                                         

  • Implement and maintain a complete Supplier Quality Assurance Program with key strategic suppliers to estabish the highest quality standard for materials.
  • Implement an on-going supplier maintenance program for evaluation of supplier performance at their facility and at NYAB to assure that established requirements are met and that there is evidence of continuous improvement.                  
  • Evaluate Non-Conforming material and manage and implement corrective actions with associated suppliers.                    
  • Communicate supplier development activiites with manufacturing team.  Provide necessary support to manufacturing teams on problem solving and corrective action related to supplier issues.
  • Support daily quality with manufacturing team.                                
  • Actively participate and support commodity team activities.                        



  • Strong knowledge of multi-layer PCB assemblies, electronic cables and wire harnesses
  • Familiar with IPC standard requirements              
  • Understanding of ISO 9000 or equivalent quality system standards                     
  • Knowledge of total supplier quality assurance process                    
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral                       
  • Familiar with various manufacturing processes associated with purchase material requirements.



Education:   Bachelor’s Degree                   


Experience:  2-5+ Years of Relevant Experience           


From Engineering to Test Laboratory; Manufacturing & Skilled Machine Operation to Sales and Marketing; Field Service to Customer Service; Quality to HR to Finance to Software Development, our team-based approach is built on inclusion, opportunity, development, social responsibility and rewards. You are afforded the chance to grow personally and professionally through challenging assignments, commitment to continuing education, exposure to a variety of projects, and international travel. Our benefits are cutting edge as we offer student loan repayment assistance, lucrative 401k program, company assisted stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, wellness program, onsite workout facilities & classes along with competitive salary and incentive compensation, generous paid time off programs and a full array of medical, dental and vision options. We’ve got the right stuff, do you? Let’s find out together.


Then join us! We look forward to receiving your online application!

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte