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Head of Supplier Quality Management


Coimbatore, TN, IN, 641659

Req ID 24905 Coimbatore, India


ZF Wind Power puts wind energy in motion! The ZF Wind Power Business Unit is part of ZF group which is known as one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers. Within our unit we develop, validate and service gear units used in wind turbines producing sustainable energy and we have been doing this for more than 40 years! Today we build new drivetrain solutions to meet the requirements of the future. As wind turbines continue to grow, we are continuously pushed outside of our engineering boundaries, which makes it a challenging engineering environment to work in.


Find out more: www.zf.com/windpower


We are looking for a new colleague in the Supplier Management department at our location in Coimbatore, India.


Your tasks:


  • Monitor and report on plant level the supplier quality performance and supplier readiness activities
  • Ensure on plant level adherence to supplier quality performance targets and supplier readiness planning
  • Supervise the daily operations of the local Supplier Management dept. including supplier readiness activities complaint handling incl. cost recovery, supplier deviation request handling, supplier auditing, supplier quality escalations, cost reductions and supplier development activities
  • Supervise, evaluate and coach the plant Supplier Quality Engineers
  • Oversee progress of major supplier related complaints and changes
  • Coordinate with BU IW implementation of ZF Group and BU IW tools, procedures and strategy for Supplier Management
  • Be SQE for one specific commodity


Your profile:


  • Bachelors degree in Engineering (Full Time), Master's gradudate preferrable.
  • Min 12+ years of overall experience
  • Min 5+ Years of relevant experience in Supplier Quality in the commodity casting, forging & machining.
  • People Management experience
  • Flexible, Pragmatic and customer-oriented approach
  • Strong communication skills in English


Be part of our ZF team as Head of Supplier Quality Management and apply now!


Karthick Subramaniam


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