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Principal SDE Engineer - Motor

Country/Region:  CN

Shanghai, SH, CN, 201814

Req ID 47992 Asia Pacific Co Ltd, China

Bullet Points for Principal SDE (Motor)
Your Tasks ( Major Responsibilities) 
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1. Work with purchasing and core team to select and develop suppliers through regular assessments and audits, planning meetings, APQP /VDA tools and supplier & plant visits.
2. Execute supplier project management on-time deliverables with cross functional team by creating master plans and KPIs based on project tracking, risk analysis, timely communication, leading or working within task force teams.
3. Technical leading of cross-functional team for Motor commodities, with plastic, castinig or stamping commodity experience as a plus, including but not limited to assessment of process know-how of new and existing suppliers, technology workshop and problem solving at suppliers.
4. Lead preparation of decision templates and presentations/reports for the steering committee and hot suppliers/issues including escalation recommendations and actions tracking.
5. Make achievement of cross-functional input and buy-in on supply chain and global/regional commodity strategies through proactive communication.
Your Profile (Key Competencies)
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1. Bachelor’s degree in engineering or technical field (e.g. Electro-Mechanical, Mechanical or Industrial) with technical background.
2. Minimum 8+ years (for P SDE) of professional experience in SDE/ Advanced SQE and/or Quality experience in Auto industry, with proficient knowledge of quality standards/tools such as IATF16949, VDA6.3, APQP, PPAP, FMEA, SPC, MSA, and 8D problem solving techniques.
3. Assessment of supplier manufacturing process know-how within the scope of Supplier Readiness Process through feasibility studies and APQP. For P-SDE, he/she is also able to develop tools to improve supplier process, Lead and kickoff technology workshops to screen technology and manufacturing practices at the suppliers 
4. Excellent personal and interpersonal skills such as proactive communication, presentation, priority management, team work, comprehensive thinking, high flexibility and strong independency.
5. Fluent English skills both orally and written for global communication needs.


Be part of our ZF team as Principal SDE Engineer - Motor and apply now!


Xiaoao Wang

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