Supplier Quality Manager

Glenview, IL 60026 United States of America

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Supplier Quality Manager

At Anixter, we give you an opportunity for a career and a great work environment. We are a friendly, employee focused organization that prides itself on customer service, flawless execution and a hard days work. If you are looking for a great work environment and an opportunity to grow your career, please read on!



The Supplier Quality Manager will lead our overall efforts to maintain and improve world class quality performance from our suppliers and be a strong advocate for our customers to resolve quality issues.


·         Provide supplier quality leadership and vision to enable the organization’s short and long-term objectives

·         Enhance supplier quality strategy in partnership with category management and business strategy

·         Monitor and enhance the supplier selection strategy

·         Provide guidance on supplier scorecard metrics to commercial teams

·         Lead timely resolution of corrective actions between customers and suppliers

·         Audit key suppliers for quality, delivery and productivity improvement opportunities

·         Develop multiple strong supplier partner relationships

·         Manage, mentor, and develop supplier quality team.

·         Follow Lean Six Sigma methodologies to identify and execute continuous improvement projects

Skills Required / Behaviors

·         A self-starter who brings the utmost level of integrity to the company

·         Facilitation skills with large, complex cross-functional teams

·         Experience working with both qualitative and quantitative data analysis

·         Customer / Supplier centric empathy

·         Benchmarking, trend analysis, data analysis

·         Proficiency in quality disciplines (FMEAs, Control Plans, PPAP, APQP, SPC, 8Ds)

·         Influence and negotiation



·         Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related discipline.

·         5 -10 years manufacturing quality management experience

·         Lean Six Sigma Blackbelt preferred

·         Business process re-engineering experience preferred

·         Based in Glenview office or Chicagoland is preferred but not required

Reports to:  Senior Director, Global Quality

Travel: up 30%


Company Information

Anixter International is a leading global distributor of Network & Security Solutions, Electrical & Electronic Solutions and Utility Power Solutions. We help build, connect, protect, and power valuable assets and critical infrastructures. From enterprise networks to industrial MRO supply to video surveillance applications to electric power distribution, we offer full-line solutions, and intelligence, that create reliable, resilient systems that sustain businesses and communities. Please view our video for more information about Anixter.

Anixter offers a competitive salary and a bonus program to reward your results. We are known for our exceptional training and on-going development programs to support your career growth including a tuition reimbursement program. We provide our employees excellent benefits including medical, dental, and a 401(K) with employer match. 


Work Environment

Our founders developed the Blue Book more than 40 years ago to present the beliefs and ethos that define our business style. While we have grown and changed dramatically since we were established in 1957, one thing has remained constant: our commitment to the values presented in the Blue Book. You can review The Blue Book here.

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"Enthusiasm is the greatest business asset in the world. It beats money, power and influence." Read more to find out if Anixter's business style is a good fit for you.

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Anixter is an Affirmative Action employer and an inclusive environment. We welcome all races, ethnicities, genders, religions, and ages, candidates who are veterans, disabled, LGBT, and we welcome diverse viewpoints and experiences. Our employees reflect our customers, vendors, and communities.

We require all of our employees to perform work in an ethical manner and uphold a culture of honesty and ethics at all times.

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