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Supplier Development Engineer


Shanghai, SH, CN, 201814

Req ID 39961 Shanghai, China

We're looking for a new colleague to join ZF Aftermarket at our location in Qingdao, Shandong.


Your tasks:

  • New supplier audit and new supplier quality improvement. working closely with global purchasing, product marketing team and engineering etc., insure the new supplier development following the Onesb supplier approval procedure.
  • Support supplier readiness activities such as technical review, APQP, PPAP etc. lead the supplier launch readiness audit.
  • Create and monitor the existing supplier performance annual target per QD83 requirement
  • supplier annual audit- create the annual audit plan according to supplier performance; monitor the audit progress and score.
  • Solve supplier quality issues during the serial production and safe launch.
  • Support regional supplier escalation management, lead level 2 (EL2).
  • Supplier continuous improvement


Your Profile:


  • Certificated VDA6.3 QMC auditor
  • Good knowledge of manufacturing processes, especially for casting and machining
  • Good product knowledge of brake disc or brake pads
  • Familiar with quality system such as ISO/IATF 16949
  • Expert of quality management tools such as APQP; FMEA ; MSA ;SPC ;Control Plan
  • Min 3-5 years supplier management experience in Auto. experience in casting will be a plus
  • lean manufacturing techniques, problem-solving skills, continuous improvement skills
  • Good at communication and team work
  • English: Skilled
  • Education: BA .
  • Flexible for extensive travels


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


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