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Commodity SDE


Shanghai, SH, CN, 201814

Req ID 22925 Shanghai, China


      We are looking for a Commodity SDE for our Division E at our location of Shanghai.


      Your Tasks

  • 负责电控系统电子零部件在电动技术事业部的应用。Responsible SDE for Power electronics (Active&passive electronics component, IGBT, DC link capacitor,Transformer,PCB etc) implementation in E Mobility.

  • 参与在电动技术事业部新产品的开发(包括供应商准备,供应商发展,供应商文件,产能分析,PPAP文件)Participate in APQP teams to launch new products in accordance with E Mobility Supplier Development structure (i.e. Supplier Readiness, supplier development as applicable, internal documentation, supplier-related documentation, gaging requirements, including Run@Rates, PPAP runoffs, etc.)

  • 根据APQP/PPAP要求进行新产品开发。Perform product launch activities in accordance with APQP/PPAP guidelines.

  • 计划,管理,监察和支持供应商的PPAP,联系工厂,项目组和客户。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.

  • 计划,联络和管理供应商审核。Plan, coordinate and manage supplier audits.

  • 计划,联络,管理和引入供应商项目。Plan, coordinate, management and implement Strategic Supplier-development projects for the systematic improvement of the supplier base.

  • 监察供应商的表现和纠正措施的引入。Monitor supplier rating system and provide input on appropriate corrective actions as needed.

  • 与项目采购合作进行供应商的选择和发展。Work with Purchasing to select and develop suppliers through regular assessment, planning meetings, APQP tools, and plant visitations.

  • 跟踪供应商的质量表现。Track ongoing supplier performance and efficiency through monthly Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

  • 调查供应商的设施和工艺是否能够符合质量控制要求。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.

  • 计划,联络和管理持续改善计划。Plan, coordinate and manage continuous improvement programs and provide support to team efforts.

  • 在供应商发展中,引入新的标准,方法和工具。Support the development and implementation of standards, methods and implementation of new tools for supplier development.

  • 参加培训,讨论会建立专业知识和技能。Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending formal training, educational workshops, establishing and expanding professional networks, etc.

  • 执行其他的工作。Perform other duties as assigned.


Your profile

  • Bachelor degree (Master of Science and Engineering preferable) or similar education level in mechanical engineering, i.e. in the field of production manufacturing / production engineering, material engineering or a comparable technical field. Deep technical expertise in a specific relevant field in the scope of production/inspection processes of purchased parts.

  • Preferable more than 5 years of experience with supplier quality management.

  • Intensive practical experience in the field of manufacturing, inspection or planning of parts in the field of mechanical and mechatronic assemblies, preferably in automotive applications; deep knowledge of construction, production processes and/or quality assurance required; Ability to lead and develop suppliers and projects in cross-functional assignments

  • Knowledge of relevant tools like APQP, PPAP, VDA6.3, TS16949, SPC and further quality tools would be an advantage. Sound computer knowledge of MS Office, knowledge of SAP R/3 would be an advantage

  • Fluent in English (verbal and written), further languages in particular German would be an advantage. Strong communicator, high ability to work in team and under pressure, comprehensive thinking and acting, flexibility. Natural authority, good intuition and diplomacy, negotiating skills and assertiveness. Willingness for frequent business travels inside and outside China



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


Jing Wu

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