Supplier Quality Engineer (1st year acting as Commodity Buyer)

Angajator: MAHLE
  • Achizitii - Logistica - Aprovizionare
  • Controlul calitatii
  • Inginerie
  • Tip job: full-time
    Nivel job: > 5 ani experienta
  • Timisoara
  • Actualizat la: 22.09.2017
    Scurta descriere a companiei

    MAHLE este un partener international de top in dezvoltarea si furnizarea de produse pentru industria automobilelor, precum si un pionier pentru o mobilitate a viitorului. Portofoliul de produse al grupului se adreseaza tuturor aspectelor cruciale privind tehnologiile pentru sistemele de propulsie si aer conditionat – atat pentru vehicule cu motor cu combustie, cat si pentru „e-mobility”.

    In 2016, grupul a generat vanzari de aproximativ 12.3 miliarde Euro, cu aproximativ 77.000 angajati si e reprezentat in 34 de tari, cu aproximativ 170 locatii de productie.


    Engineering degree or MBA, with strong technical knowledge
    At least 35 years of professional experience (purchasing and/or quality)
    Knowledge of automotive purchasing and quality requirements (certification as VDA 6.3 auditor - preferred)
    Technical, materials, manufacturing and process knowledge
    Competency in quality methods and tools (e.g. TSProblem solving, FMEA, SPC, MSA, GD&T, )
    Advanced knowledge about supplier market, products, materials, manufacturing processes in the respective commodity
    Commercial knowledge, Legal knowledge
    Intermediate to advanced knowledge of IT Tools (MS Office&SAP R3)
    Fluent in English and German (strong communication skills both verbal and written)
    Availability for travelling for supplier visits/ meetings
    Leadership capability (able to lead and drive)
    Advanced negotiation skills
    Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
    Ability to work and communicate efficiently in different cultures and teams
    Motivation, reliance, open-minded and analytic well structured


    We are looking for a new member in our Purchasing team, a Supplier Quality Engineer, who is willing to act as a Commodity Buyer in the first year (training and support will be provided during the year).

    Responsibilities as Commodity Buyer Europe:

    Commodity strategy, including supplier panel
    Global commodity coordination for global commodities (role of Leading Buyers)
    Assurance of supply until end of delivery obligation
    Quality performance of the suppliers for the purchased parts, from SOP until end of delivery
    Commercial Business Planning and assurance of results
    Annual Supplier Negotiation
    Negotiation of Supplier Contracts (Master Purchasing Agreement, Quality Agreements, Supply Agreements, Tooling contracts, )
    Supplier market analysis
    Cost Improvement Programs - Generate, Review and Implementation
    Supplier visits/ meetings (including domestic and international travel, as required)
    Internal and external reporting, including related activities
    Collaboration in projects and documentation/ presentation of results

    Responsibilities as SQE-Development:

    Drive quality of purchased parts according to MAHLE BU2 Process PDP and BU2 Purchasing& Supplier Quality process package (RASIC)
    Active contribution in new projects for purchased parts (APQP for purchased parts and supplier development)
    Planning and assuring quality of purchased parts applying quality methods and tools (e.g. FMEA, APQP, PPAP, SPC, 8-D)
    Assessment and approval of suppliers and supplier production processes
    Perform supplier audits according VDA 6.3 and supplier assessments define development actions (e.g. Audits, PPAP, Run&Rate)
    Perform process, risk and quality audits at suppliers (including development), implementation tracking and monitoring of supplier corrective action effectiveness
    Problem solving tracking (e.g. 8D method, Paynter chart)
    Active contribution in teams to develop supplier strategies (Team work with purchasing, project teams, plants and central functions and for VA/VE activities)
    Active contribution in teams to develop quality strategies for supplied parts (Team work with central functions of Business Unit)
    Preparation, follow-up and wrap up of quality agreements with suppliers
    Supplier visits/ meetings (including domestic and international travel, as required)
    Internal and external reporting including related activities
    Collaboration in projects and documentation/ presentation of results