Supplier Quality Manager for Architecture & Networking (TM)

Employer: Continental
  • Engineering
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 0 - 1 years of experience
  • Timisoara
  • Updated at: 24.05.2022

    Job Description:

    You like the technical field and you are looking for a job with, drive, pragmatism, logic, and rigor in international project teams? Join us! You will represent the suppliers in the project team by linking the project requirements to the Corporate Supplier Quality Management (SQM) organization. Do you want to be a AN SQM? These should spark your interest: Project Management:

    * Align planning with Advanced Purchaser with regards to supplier release, Supplier Component Review, nomination etc;
    * Ensure early involvement of SQM and suppliers;
    * Coordinate with SQM management to ensure SQM Component Introduction Manager is assigned to each new component;
    * Drive component introduction within the customer and development projects;
    * Initiate corrective actions (e.g. escalation) in case the project schedule or component quality requirements cannot be met;
    * Provide feedback by experts about requirements fulfilment of supplied components;
    * Manage cross-functional clarification if needed;
    * Support project safe launch;
    * Support supplier related alerts in make market phase. Supplier Selection:
    * Ensure availability of Component Maturity Evaluation and updates from project team;
    * Identify missing or not up-to-date audits / General Quality Agreement & request (re)-audit/completion from responsible SQM;
    * Track and support execution of Supplier Component Review (SCR);
    * Support in-time sourcing of feasible suppliers with decisions signed according signature rules. Component Introduction:
    * Support in-time releases of new components;
    * Facilitate the hand-over from SQM Component Introduction towards SQM Make Market. Performance & Reporting:
    * Regular update of Component Introduction Status;
    * To feedback continuously Supplier Qualification status from SQM towards project team;
    * Provide regular report to Business Area SQM Manager;
    * Support incident reduction;
    * Support SQM Indicators for the region (e.g. Part Submission Warrant on time);
    * Support supplier alerts for the region;
    * Self-driven to coordinate and resolve dynamic supplier quality issues. Lessons Learnt:
    * Promote Lessons Learned within BU and SQM (related to component introduction, component specification, supplier selection, technology experience, Make market issues to be retrofitted in development phase).


    Job Requirements:

    This is what it takes to be a successful Supplier Quality Manager:

    * Degree in engineering (e.g. Electrical/Mechanical Engineering) with at a minimum of 5 years' experience in the automotive industry;
    * Good experience and knowledge about project management, quality system and tools;
    * Experience in working with international teams on quality, engineering, operation or supply chain;
    * Able to lead/facilitate process and method improvements;
    * Good interpersonal and communication skills to interact with different levels of colleagues, departments and institutes, inside and outside company;
    * Knowledge about engineering (electronic and or mechanical) prefer experience in automotive industry;
    * Advanced English (Fluent, written and spoken).

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