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ZF is a global technology company supplying systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility.

ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act. In the four technology domains of Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving, and Electric Mobility, ZF offers comprehensive product and software solutions for established vehicle manufacturers and newly emerging transport and mobility service providers. ZF electrifies a wide range of vehicle types. With its products, the company contributes to reducing emissions, protecting the climate and enhancing safe mobility.

Sr Engineer - Supplier Quality

Country/Region:  MX

Chihuahua, CHH, MX, 31125

Req ID 55433 MSSC Chihuahua, Mexico

ZF is looking for a SR Engineer-Supplier Quality for our location in Chihuahua.


Position Summary: This position is responsible to ensure component’s compliance to requirements during series process. The supplier quality engineer will work across all ZF Passive Safety product lines: inflatable restraint systems (IRS), steering wheel systems (SWS), and seatbelt systems (SBS). This position will be responsible for cost recovery, revalidation, and escalation management, while focusing on Continuous Improvement Activities to improve supplier performance. The supplier quality engineer will be responsible for holding knowledge of ZF supplier management procedures and directives and main interfacing procedures and reporting systems.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Communicate with both global and local internal/external stakeholders and suppliers.
  • Assist suppliers in systemic problem-solving including root cause analysis through implementation of robust corrective & preventive counter measures and monitoring effectiveness.
  • Collect cost recovery related to supplier issues.
  • Perform Audits and follow up closure of open issues, if any: At suppliers, with OEMs, or with certification body (IATF). 
  • Yearly supplier audit planning (product and process) and maintaining audit repository.
  • Track & report Supplier performance on key KPI and monitor progress on improvement activities. 
  • Lead Supplier escalation as well as continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Interface with Customers on critical supplier issues as necessary.
  • Regional and Global travel required.


Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience with Automotive processes at OEM, Tier 1, or Tier 2 supplier.
  • Experience with APQP, FMEA, Control plans, and PPAP.
  • Experience with GD&T, measurement systems, and statistical basics (SPC, MSA, Capability study, etc.)
  • Audit skills and certifications.
  • QMS skills.
  • Effective Communication, presentation, and strong negotiation skills.

Be part of our ZF team as Sr Engineer - Supplier Quality and apply now!



Mariana Lizeth Cantu



DIVERSITY COMMITMENTTo harness the power of innovation, we invest in the development of diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to our company.Our company is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with us and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran


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