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Divisional Supplier Development Engineer


El Salto, JAL, MX, 45680

Req ID 31539

We are looking to hire a Divisional Supplier Development Engineer for Stampings, Heat treatments, and Metalworking commodity to join our team at El Salto.


  • Support in the activity for supplier management through the achievement of all specified deliverables related to product quality
  • Assist in the management and maintenance of external supplier KPI's relevant to product quality and durability.
  • Ensure conformance to all specifications and standards applying proper APQP and PPAP methodologies according to AIAG, VDA, and IATF standards to Direct Suppliers and Sub Suppliers.
  • Effectively develop suppliers using core quality tools as it relates to Process Flow Diagrams, PFMEA development, Control Plan Development, MSA, SPC, and Control Charts.
  • Effectively lead and participate in all activities related to customer and internal complaints utilizing all problem-solving tools as it relates to 8D methodologies.
  • Conduct and Lead Supplier Audits as it relates to pre sourcing, IATF, VDA, AIAG, and specific audits.
  • Effectively interpret and communicate manufacturing and technical specifications
  • Interpret prints and measurement tools (GD&T).


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  • 5 to 6+ years of professional experience in Quality, Production, Logistics, Cost/Process Planning in Stampings, Heat treatments, and Metalworking
  • Extensive expert knowledge in production methods of one or more commodities
  • Strong functional/product knowledge in problem solving methodology and techniques
  • Proven ability to make recommendations to effectively resolve problems or issues, by using judgment that is in consistent with standards, practices, policies, procedures
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (e.g. Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Proven creativity and analytical methods (i.e. Six Sigma) with a high-level of attention to detail
  • Deep knowledge of automotive quality core tools, including Statistical Process Control (SPC), PFMEA and Control Plans, GR&R and MSA
  • Ability to interface with cross-functional teams and all levels of personnel and management


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


Mariana Lozano

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