Supplier Quality Manager in Project - UX (TM)


As a Supplier Quality Manager in Project, your main tasks will be: 

Project Management:

  • Align planning with AP with regards to supplier release, Supplier Component Review (SCR), nomination etc;
  • Ensure early involvement of SQM and suppliers;
  • Assign SQM CI 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 can't be met;
  • Provide feedback by experts about requirements fulfilment of supplied components;
  • Manage cross-functional clarification if needed.

Supplier Selection:

  • Ensure availability of Maturity Evaluation and updates from project team;
  • Identify missing or not up-to-date audits / GQA and request (re-)audit/completion from responsible SQM;
  • Track and support execution of Supplier Component Review;
  • 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 CI towards SQM Make Market (if needed).

Performance & Reporting:

  • Regular update of Component Introduction Status;
  • To feedback continuously APQP / PPAP status from SQM towards project team/ engineering;
  • Provide regular report to BU SQM Manager.

Lessons Learned:

  • Promote Lessons Learned within BU and SQM (related to component introduction, component specification, supplier selection, technology experience).


What you should have:

  • Bachelor’s degree with technical background or comparable studies;
  • Work experience in automotive area or quality management highly recommended (best case min. 3 years);
  • 0-3 years experience as a Supplier Quality Manager in Project or in a comparable position in a project development discipline or in another quality area (QMP, AQL);
  • Work experience in an international environmental;
  • Ability to work in a process-driven environment with customer focus;
  • Quality related methodology (e.g Core Tools, 8D, 5Why);
  • Good writing, reading and speaking English skills;
  • Good communication and team skills;
  • Initiative and quality orientation, with focus on delivering results. 

It would be a plus to have:

  • Knowledge and experience in automotive standards (IATF 16949,VDA6.3, ASPICE) and manufacturing technologies; 
  • German language skills.


Pay for Performance:

  • Achievement Bonuses and Rewards;
  • Relocation Bonus for non-Timisoara Residents;
  • Recommendation Bonuses for new team members;
  • Flexibility Program including flexible hours, mobile work and sabbaticals.


  • Health & Wellness (Private Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Sport activities etc.);
  • Different discounts (glasses, tires, medical, shopping);
  • In-house restaurant & coffee corners.

Life-Long Learning:

  • Technical, Soft Skills & Leadership trainings;
  • Dedicated Programs and Conferences;
  • Free Language Courses (English, German, French etc);
  • Access to e-learning platforms;
  • Career development opportunities (local and international);
  • Internal development communities (Experts, Agile Community of Practice, Artificial Intelligence etc.

Ready to drive with Continental? Take the first step and fill in the online application.