Supplier Quality Engineer

Monarch Tractor

Livermore, CA, USA

Full time


Jun 30

About Monarch:

At Monarch, we are working with farmers around the world to reduce carbon emissions one tractor at a time. Our team is passionate about making a positive environmental impact in the untapped market of agtech through innovation and emerging technology. The global implementation of our digital platforms will elevate green energy solutions that will power the future of farm ecosystems and kickstart the next generation of sustainable farming.

If you are interested in reducing carbon emissions, creating profitable autonomous solutions, and bringing awareness to how our food is grown, Monarch is the right place for you! Our team of engineers, farmers and industry experts will provide you with the creative space to enhance your skillset and grow your career. We are always looking for people with a collaborative spirit to help us accelerate the compassionate mission we share to improve clean farming.

Job Description:

As a Supplier Quality Engineer, you will be joining a Quality Engineering team that provides new product introduction, manufacturing, and quality control expertise to aid in production of components/assemblies for our award-winning Monarch Tractor.

Responsibilities include:

  • Establish clear criteria for Part Inspection Standards based on product specification and process critical requirements and lead development of measurement analysis/strategies with suppliers.
  • Facilitate communication, clarification of technical requirements, and Design for Manufacturing (DFM) between Suppliers and Purchasing, Quality, and Design teams.
  • Support the development of DFMEAs to determine potential risks in product design and resolution of high-risk issues in design features plus flow down to supplier process requirements.
  • Conduct supplier audits to ensure their capabilities to meet part performance, delivery, and reliability expectations during supplier selection.
  • Plan, organize, and direct supplier manufacturing process development and launch readiness for new products / design changes using APQP and PPAP methodologies.
  • Lead suppliers through PFMEA process to determine potential risks and drive resolution of high-risk issues into supplier process controls.
  • Develop non-conforming part review procedures and provide disposition to non-conforming supplier material.
  • Able to perform and lead problem solving activities for production/quality issues using 8D, 5Why, Ishikawa diagrams, etc. through root cause investigation, development, and implementation of preventative/corrective actions.
  • Provide input on new or alternative materials for improved design, manufacturability, or cost reduction and lead supplier improvements in scalability, cost, and quality.


  • B.S. or above in Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial, or Manufacturing Engineering
  • 5+ years of experience developing and launching complex assembly processes
  • Experience in IATF16949 type requirements, APQP, PPAP, DFMEA, PFMEA required
  • High proficiency in reviewing written/pictorial documentation of manufacturing quality procedures
  • Ability to collect, analyze, and summarize information to a general understanding and communicate across different organizational levels
  • Experience with Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) and a broad variety of measurement and inspection techniques.
  • Automotive or agricultural manufacturing experience is a plus
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite, exposure to SolidWorks

Working Conditions:

· Ability to travel 30%

What you’ll get:

At Monarch Tractor, you’ll play a key role on a capable, dedicated, high-performing, mission-driven team. Our compensation package includes a competitive salary, excellent health, dental and vision benefits, and company equity commensurate with the role you’ll play in our success. The role will be based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Additional Perks:

  • Catered Lunches
  • Career Development
  • Cell Phone Reimbursements
  • Team Building
  • Legal and Pet Assistant Program
  • And much more!

At Monarch, we cherish and celebrate every individual's difference. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or another legally protected status.

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