Jenoptik is an international photonics group with representatives in over 80 countries. Optical technologies are the foundation of our business. We employ around 4,000 people worldwide.

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Supply Chain Quality Engineer

Job ID:  1207

Jupiter, FL, US

Date:  Jan 31, 2023

Position Summary

The Supply Chain Quality Engineer plans and directs activities concerned with development, application and maintenance of quality standards for processes, materials, and products with the JOSI supply chain with a special focus on the optical component suppliers.  This position will be responsible for direct interface with suppliers to resolve quality issues. 


  • Perform quality audits, capacity analysis, and determine supplier core competencies to assure orders are placed with the capable suppliers.
  • Work with suppliers to continuously improve performance, implement process controls and develop quality assurance plans.
  • Act as a liaison between supplier and internal cross-functional teams to review and approve supplier exceptions or deviation waivers.
  • Lead corrective action from supplier 8D’s and/or non-conformance reports.
  • Work with JOSI Incoming Inspection and Engineering to develop standards and methods for inspection that mirror our methods.
  • Develop suppliers in areas of Six Sigma method, Value Stream mapping, Standard Work, 5S, Kanban, and other system tools for preventative action, corrective action, and continuous improvement.
  • Manage and maintain all purchasing non-conformances in the ETQ Reliance platform.
  • Identify and develop a serial production “dock to stock” program with suppliers.
  • Continuously monitor NCR/RTV, to minimize rejected material dollars and ensure timely disposition.
  • Develop and maintain a supplier capability matrix.
  • Coordinate continuous quality improvement with suppliers.
  • Support the Quality Department in execution and completion of SCAR’s.
  • Prepare operational review and results.


  • BA or BS in an Engineering discipline preferred, application experience and an AA or AS can substitute
  • Minimum of 5 yrs related experience
  • Optical background required
  • Understanding of ISO9001 standards
  • Experienced with Root Cause Analysis and Lean Manufacturing tools
  • Working knowledge or training in Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
  • SAP or similar ERP system experience desired
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal.  Comfortable presenting to and communicating with cross-functional groups at multiple levels,
  • Must possess “soft skills”: Acts with Integrity, Attention to Detail, Clear Communicator, Goal Setting / Drives for Solution, Prioritization/Multi-task, Problem Solver/Decision Maker, Self-Motivated, Team Player
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc...)
  • Travel required as needed to support the business, estimated at 25%
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.


The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use of hands or fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls and keyboarding; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


Jenoptik is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

About Jenoptik

At Jenoptik, people with the specific JENIUS character are changing the world with the power of light. That demands a spirit of exploration and dedication. If you’re one of us, come meet the challenges facing the world. At Jenoptik, we’re creating a better future for all of us.

The Advanced Photonic Solutions division of Jenoptik is a global OEM and machine supplier of solutions powered by photonics. Our engineering expertise excels across a broad portfolio of technologies in the fields of optics, laser technology, digital imaging, optoelectronics, sensors, as-well-as optical test and measurement equipment

In the Semi & Advanced Manufacturing strategic business unit, we serve our customers with high-performance optical systems differentiated by uncompromising precision. In close collaboration with our customers we develop application tailored beam-shaping optics, outstanding microoptics and opto-mechanical assemblies. Off-the-shelf F-theta lenses complement our offering.

Help us explore and maximise the potential of the digital world and medical technology.

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