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Supplier Quality Engineer - Odense, Denmark

ID:  3160
Function:  Engineering

Odense, South Denmark, DK

Supplier Quality Engineer, Odense, Denmark

At Universal Robots we create robot technology for businesses of all sizes to access the benefits of automation. Our collaborative robots – or cobots – are used alongside humans in industries all over the world, to enable efficient manufacturing and bring people and technology closer together.

We are looking to strengthen our Supplier Quality team with a new colleague who is ready to assume the responsibilities of supplier quality (especially within electrical components), secure supplies and parts for the assembly line are in compliance with engineering and manufacturing specifications as well as company standards. If this talks into your passion and motivation this position could be just for you!

About the role

To ensure that the quality from our suppliers meets UR’s internal targets and control measures we are looking for a highly skilled and experienced Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE). In this role you will report to our Supplier Quality & Warehouse Manager and work with highly skilled colleagues facilitating the continuously improvement of supplier’s performance and quality as well as handle defects and production shutdowns.

Maintain and challenge supplier quality standards

Besides establishing procedures and processes, your main responsibility will be to ensure that the components manufactured by our external suppliers live up to our quality standards. Specifically, you will focus on supplier quality within electronics and be in frequent contact with our suppliers.

Your success criteria are therefore to improve supplier quality, reduce the number of line rejects and reduce stock variations. Likewise, you will need to take part in developing reasonable standards and efficient procedures to ease the workflows for you and your colleagues.
Main tasks:

  • Secure continuously quality improvement together with suppliers
  • Handling of part rejects (non-conformance reports) and evaluating and processing blocked components together with IQC
  • Follow up on and get 8D reports from suppliers
  • Updating AX (MRP-system) and QDA (UR - Quality system)
  • SQE resource in minor development projects


Travel activities of shorter and longer duration are to be expected in connection with supplier audits and evaluations.

A positive outlook and an eye for possibilities

You excel at spotting possibilities rather than flaws. Likewise, you enjoy taking responsibility and offering solutions, and you are not put off by the prospect of having to build the framework for your work as it will not be fixed for you from day 1.

Moreover, while you have an eye for quality in production, especially regarding specifications, we expect you to pay equal attention to the subtleties and pragmatism.

Lastly, you have solid experience with electronic components, and you are not afraid of taking decisions based on facts.

Ready to apply?

Apply using the link. We take candidates into the recruitment process on a continuous basis, so we encourage you to send your application as soon as possible.

Join Universal Robots

We are a diverse group of smart, creative people working at the forefront of collaborative robotics. Our robotics arms help our customers improve productivity and profitability and create a safer work environment.


Together, we find innovative solutions to some of the most important manufacturing issues facing businesses today. And we dare to do what others find impossible – working towards making bleeding edge technologies a reality for businesses of all sizes.

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