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Commodity SDE


Shanghai, SH, CN, 201814

Req ID 22305 Shanghai, China


We are looking for a new colleague of Commodity SDE - Forging & Machining Parts for our Division E at our location of Hangzhou.


Your Task

  • Responsible SDE for the parts development of Forging, Machining, Casting, Powder metal in E DIV.
  • Participate in APQP teams to launch new products in accordance with E DIV Supplier Development structure (i.e. Supplier Readiness, supplier development as applicable, internal documentation, supplier-related documentation, gaging requirements, including Run@Rates, PPAP runoffs, etc.). Perform product launch activities in accordance with APQP/PPAP guidelines.
  • Work with the project team to do the supplier selection and development through regular assessment, planning meetings, APQP tools, and plant visitations. Monitor supplier rating system and provide input on appropriate corrective actions as needed.
  • Plan, manage, monitor and support approval process of supplier PPAP’s for Engineering Changes (new and modified parts); communicate with plants, projects, and customers as necessary. Plan, coordinate and manage supplier APQP process release audits.Conducts periodic and special surveys of supplier facilities and manufacturing process to determine adequacy and capability of quality control and ability to comply with complete specifications. Plan, coordinate and manage continuous improvement programs and provide support to team efforts. Support the development and implementation of standards, methods and implementation of new tools for supplier development.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending formal training, educational workshops, establishing and expanding professional networks, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



Your profile

  • Bachelor degree (Master of Science and Engineering preferable).
  • Preferable more than 5 years of experience with supplier quality management. Be familiar with Machining, forging etc. process. Knowledge of APQP, Run@Rate, process capability, FMEAs, and control plans etc.
  • Auditor and/or Quality Engineer Certification in automotive will be strong plus.
  • Experience with IATF (TS) 16949 internal audit procedures/methods and VDA requirement will be strong plus.
  • Fluent English listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. For Germany, no mandatory requirement but preferable if can write, read. Proficiency in MS Office software.



Be part of our ZF team as Commodity SDE and apply now!


Jing Wu

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