Supplier Quality Management Electronics Engineer – Passive Components
- Strive to secure “Best in Class” consistent and sustainable supplier quality performance in order to contribute to reach the Continental, Business Area, Segment, Category Business- and Quality targets.
- Ensure Components are introduced according to project schedule and Product Life Cycle (PLC) requirements through Robust APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning) process at Category level which include Component sourcing, writing of specifications, handling of Qualifications, Supplier safe launch and risk management.
- Supplier & Components Quality Management and Release: Supplier quality assurance along the complete process chain, Supplier and Technology release; drive and implement Best in Class supplier and component strategy.
- Supplier Strategy: Support Quality Category Manager with improvement programs, define and implement quality category requirements, rollout of GQA (General Quality Agreement), CQR (Category Quality Requirement), QPR (Quality Process Requirement) ...
- Manage Escalation Management, Change Management.
- Audits: Perform process audits with secure implementation and compliance to IATF16949 and VDA standards
- Reporting according to SQM Standards.
- Fluent in English
- Degree in Electronics/Electrical Engineering (or related) with minimum 5 years' supplier quality management experience in the automotive industry
- Candidates with experience of handling PASSIVE components (main focus in Linear and Non-Linear Resistor)
- Good experience in quality systems, process audits and part qualification.
- Understanding of Automotive practices such as APQP/PPAP/VDA6.3/IATF16949.
- Able to lead/facilitate process improvements and suppliers' development.
- Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills to interact with external and internal stakeholders.
- Able to work independently and travel frequently in domestic and international environment.
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Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2021, Continental generated sales of 33.8 billion euro and currently employs more than 190,000 people in 58 countries and markets. On October 8, 2021, the company celebrated its 150th anniversary.