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Suplier Development Engineer


Eger, HE, HU, 3300

Req ID 40166 Eger, Hungary



  • Participating in Project Core Team as representative of Supplier Development/ Supplier Management;
  • Daily communication with Commodity Purchasing, Program Purchasing, Design Engineer, Plant Supplier Quality Assurance / Incoming Inspection, In-House Quality Planning located worldwide;
  • Coordination of all Commodity Supplier Development activities (Maturity of components / APQP / Supplier Readiness / PPAP) per project (BOM) in accordance with Project milestones / gates;
  • Reporting of Project Supplier Readiness Activities to Project / Portfolio Management, Divisional Material Management, Local Production Plant Management; Occasional reporting / communication with Customer - Internal / OEM; 
  • Coordination of engineering changes on behalf of responsible Commodity Supplier Development Engineers within Project Core Meeting / Engineer Change Management approval in ERP system;
  • Responsible for second level Escalation process from Supplier Development Activities to Project Core Team or reverse direction. Perform supplier development activities;
  • Perform process audit (acc. VDA 6.3 / technical checklist) at assigned suppliers. Track to closure open action item list at suppliers;



  • Degree in Technical Field/Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Quality)/Project Management;
  • Preferable 3 - 5 years of working experience in Materials Management, Project Management, Quality; 
  • Assurance/Control, Industrialization or Technology Development in automotive or other relevant industry;
  • Good knowledge and understanding of Automotive Core Tools (APQP, PPAP, SPC, MSA, FMEA, VDA6.3) and Project Management Tools;
  • Knowledge of ERP system, SAP nice to have;
  • Strong leadership, communication, and reporting skills;
  • Knowledge of Hungarian, fluency in English language, German language skills are beneficial;
  • Willingness to travel; valid driving license;

What we offer: 

  • Stable company background and long-term working possibility;
  • Full of challenges and high-level professional activities in an international company;
  • Participation in international projects and commission to foreign countries;
  • Career possibility, continuous training program and language courses;
  • Competitive receipts and bonus adjust to performance;
  • Variable cafeteria;
  • Sponsoring of meal;
  • School start support.


Be part of our ZF team as Suplier Development Engineer and apply now!


Nikolett Dávid

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