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Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer- Mechanical (m/f/d)


Peterlee, ENG, GB, SR8 2HR

Req ID 18521

We are looking for a new colleague in the Supplier Quality Assurance department at our location in Peterlee.

Your tasks as Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer- Mechanical (m/f/d):

  • Lead and develop SQA technicians, work with cross-functional teams to achieve timely resolution of supplier quality problems
  • Own and manage day-to-day mechanical supplier quality issues (Production and Customer) until fully resolved and corrective actions are in place
  • Monitor mechanical suppliers’ performance, work closely with suppliers and SDE on the definition and implementation of quality improvement plans, organize and conduct process audits at supplier sites 
  • Support all aspects of New Product Introduction activities and supplier requests for change, including tracking and management of PPAP part approval to agreed delivery plan 
  • Manage supplier cost recovery for mechanical parts commodity


Your profile as Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer- Mechanical (m/f/d): 

  • Minimum HND in Mechanical Engineering discipline or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role, preferably with a tier-one automotive supplier, proven experience of complex problem solving (8D methodology) and APQP/PPAP
  • Knowledge of IATF 16949 requirements, VDA6.3 auditing experience, ability to read Engineering specifications and drawings, Have a working understanding of: PPAP, MSA, APQP, FMEA, SPC  
  • Practical use of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SAP
  • Good communication skills to deal with people of different levels both within ZF and at Suppliers, flexibility with travel



Be part of our ZF team as Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer- Mechanical (m/f/d) and apply now!


Elise Cosquer

+49 211 584 222 221

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