The PIC Group
  • Chattanooga, TN, USA
  • Competitive
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Supplier Parts Clearing Support Specialists 

Role Summary

This position will design and implement strategies necessary to ensure a successful new part supplier process that will prevent possible customer complaints in the development process. It will assure the reinforcement of the quality systems of the suppliers during the development of new products. This position is also responsible for managing all the needed steps to obtain customer satisfaction with the purchased parts related to pre-series milestones.  Position will include part problem analysis and review of parts during pre-series to ensure quality and generation levels.


Role Responsibilities

  • Evaluate the initial samples and/or engineering change requests looking for product specification compliance, assuring the planning timelines correspond to the pre-series production vehicles, start of production and serial projects of new products.
  • Audit the product at the pre-series warehouse, making sure that it is specification compliant and the manufacturing process and quality can be granted.
  • Apply methods like DOE, 6 Sigma, CEP (Closed-Ended Problems), etc. to analyze the root causes of complaints.
  • Coordinate with the SQE's the follow-up of projects to achieve the quality requirements and the stability of the new generation parts. Help support needed improvements, based on the results of audits and generation levels.
  • Developing, proposing, coordinating and representing concepts for quality-assuring activity/improvement programs within the pre-series warehouse and pursuing the implementation of executed measures.
  • Developing KPI's and reports for each project tracking quality history, q documents, and generation level for management information.
  • Issue KPM complaints and SIR's for open quality topics
  • Product Audit and Part Clearing process in the Pre-Series warehouse to ensure quality requirements
  • Support production with part related quality topics in regard to pre-series build phases.





  • 2+ years automotive experience
  • BS Engineering or Quality related or equivalent experience
  • Strong understanding of quality systems and processes.
  • Knowledge of inspection techniques and statistical methods (i.e. DOE, 6 Sigma, CEP, Fishbone, etc.)
  • Experience at a Tier 1 Supplier or OEM as a Supplier Quality Engineer
  • International experience.
  • Familiar with manufacturing processes associated with electronics, plastics, textiles, and metals
  • Technical Knowledge of OEM specifications/drawings.
  • German and Spanish languages.

 We offer an attractive compensation package. Please specify your salary expectations. Only qualified applicants will be selected No phone calls please. Qualified candidates can apply directly on our site at:

Company Description:

For over 30 years, PIC has remained the leading provider of full-service quality solutions, servicing the automotive, aerospace and manufacturing industries throughout the United States, Canada and most recently, Mexico. As the only full-service quality solutions provider of its kind, PIC provides containment, inspection, quality engineering consultants, training, and supplier development services. Not only do our quality solutions help customers meet their immediate needs, but they help to rectify quality issues long term. With our extensive geographic footprint, we are the largest global provider of quality solutions with the ability to respond quickly and effortlessly, when and where our customers need us. 

Following a merger with TRIGO Group in November 2015, PIC has expanded its geographic footprint globally and created the largest and most comprehensive breadth of quality solutions available worldwide. Our team of over 8,000 professionals delivers Quality Assurance Services in over 20 countries. For more information, visit and

PIC, a TRIGO Company is committed to the core values of equal employment opportunity. We are committed to treating people fairly, and with respect and dignity. We offer employment opportunities based upon an individual's qualifications and performance, free from discrimination or harassment because of race, ancestry, place of origin, ethnic origin, color, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status, and disability.

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