13 hours

Supplier Quality Engineer

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Francisco, US
  • Job Code
Supplier Quality Engineer

Supplier Quality Engineer

  • Location:
    San Francisco, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Supply Chain
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Big Data, Analytics, Networking
  • Job Id

At Cisco Meraki, we know that technology can connect us, empower us, and drive us. By simplifying powerful technology, we can free passionate people to focus on their mission. As the fastest growing cloud-managed networking team in the world, our products and technology architecture are changing the face of enterprise networking and making cloud-managed IT a reality.

Are you a Quality Engineer looking to join a growing team? Would you like to put your knowledge of manufacturing and mechanical engineering toward the task of producing and sustaining beautiful products?

What You’ll Own

As our products increase in number and complexity, you will be responsible for supporting the Cisco/Meraki PDME (Product Design Mechanical Engineering) team with NPI (New Product Introduction) implementation of quality requirements & process assessments.

Emphasis will be on IQC, IPQC, & OQC planning for manufacturing of custom parts. You’ll work onsite with suppliers to bring-up new processes. Tackle the responsibility for analysing process inputs/outputs to assure parts meet all specifications & expectations.


  • 3 years in Supplier Quality Engineering for enterprise mechanical enclosures and/or consumer electronics (5+ years strongly preferred).

  • Complete understanding of quality standards & measurement systems.

  • Background in Statistical Process Control (SPC) and data assessment.

  • Conduct Gage R&R and correlation studies

  • Review Cp & Cpk data for compliance

  • Review & sign-off on inspection and sampling plans to assure consistent quality and the smooth flow of materials into manufacturing.

  • Assure that proper and agreed to quality checks are included in the manufacturing process.

  • Provide PDME and supplier direction or suggestions for changes in tolerances or options to meet requirements.

  • Document issues. Drive root cause analysis. Implement short and long term corrective actions. Follow-up and close as needed (e.g. 8D)

  • Audit suppliers to assure quality systems are deployed and implemented.

  • Assure common inspection plans & measurement methods used by supplier OQC and CM partner IQC.

  • 3D Modeling knowledge and experience a plus. (SolidWorks / CREO)

  • OK to travel 25%-35% in Asia Pacific +

  • BSME or Equivalent

Nice to Have

  • Experience with offshore manufacturing & Contract Manufacturers (CM).

  • Proficient with Google Docs, Word, Excel, & other software such as MiniTab.

  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes; Metal fabrication, casting, machining, injection molding, plating, & painting a plus.

Meraki is based in the Mission Bay area of San Francisco, with beautiful views of the AT&T Ballpark and the Bay beyond. You will have access to an onsite gym, multiple kitchens stocked with high quality snacks, a coffee bar, catered lunches every single day, and a generous benefits package.

Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Cisco will consider for employment, on a case by case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


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