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TrinityRail Freightcar – Supplier Quality Engineer

TrinityRail Freightcar – Supplier Quality Engineer

Job Description

Trinity Industries, Inc., headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is a diversified industrial company that owns market-leading businesses which provide products and services to the energy, transportation, chemical, and construction sectors. Trinity reports its financial results in five principal business segments: the Rail Group, the Railcar Leasing and Management Services Group, the Inland Barge Group, the Construction Products Group and the Energy Equipment Group.  Trinity’s businesses provide industrial products and services ranging from railcars, barges, storage containers, and aggregates to highway products, structural wind towers, railcar parts, and railcar leasing and management services. 

Trinity’s vision is to be a premier, diversified industrial company that owns market-leading businesses which provide superior products and services to customers while generating high-quality earnings and returns for shareholders.

TrinityRail Freightcar is searching for a talented team player to fill the open position of Supplier Quality Engineer in our Dallas, Texas office!  We welcome your ideas and your outstanding work ethic.  Join our team today and be a part of Helping to Build America. ™

This position will be directly responsible for supplier quality performance management of raw material and specialty parts commodities as well as associated supply base. Key responsibilities will include: proactive reduction and prevention of supplied material defect occurrences, supplier performance data analysis, supplier quality risk mitigation, manufacturing supply chain quality support, root cause and corrective action reviews, on-site supplier QMS audits, development/enhancement of Supply Chain Quality Assurance standard work, and Customer communications. This individual must be able to work within cross-functional teams to meet and improve upon established supplier performance goals. The successful candidate will be a focal point for key commodity and supplier performance. Specific duties will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Identify and influence supplier quality systemic improvement.
  • Lead resolution of supplier quality issues, including manufacturing/program support.
  • Influence supplier sourcing decisions.
  • Review and approve supplier first article submissions.
  • Submit supplier corrective action requests.
  • Review, coach and accept supplier corrective action requests.
  • Train suppliers with preferred corrective action responses.
  • Lead the development/implementation of supplied material control plans.
  • Lead supplier audit preparations.
  • Lead supplier audits.
  • Lead/Support supplier audit resolution.

Job Requirements

  • Knowledge of and working experience with steel manufacturing, complex products design and manufacturing such as valves, and casting processes.
  • Spanish is a plus
  • ASQ or industry related certifications such as AWS certifications a plus
  • Basic computer programming and/or query language skills a plus
Required Experience

  • B.S. – Engineering, Science, Technology, or Mathematics
  • Minimum of 3-years of relevant experience in supplier quality
  • AIAG related working experience a plus

Why Join Trinity?  Trinity welcomes diversity in the workplace; bring your new ideas to our stellar team.  You will enjoy competitive pay, company paid vacation, sick time, tuition reimbursement, and paid holidays; as well as, medical, dental, vision, and life insurance.  Trinity rewards your healthy lifestyle by offering non-tobacco users extra vacation in addition to a very affordable rate on your insurance benefits!  We believe in family, and you will enjoy a great work life balance and be given the opportunity to join Trinity in giving back to our community by participating in our charity events, with a company match of your donations. 


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Trinity Industries, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V are encouraged to apply online. Employment will be contingent upon a successful background check and drug screen. Some positions may also require a pre-employment physical/medical exam. The successful candidate must also meet all work eligibility requirements.



Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Engineering, QA - Quality Control, Purchasing - Procurement
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 2156
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TrinityRail Freightcar – Supplier Quality Engineer

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