Supplier Quality Cluster Manager (m/f) - SUP10359

Function: Purchasing
Localization: Germany - Bavaria - Augsburg
Contract type: Standard jobs
Publication date: 8th October 2018
Faurecia is an Equal Opportunity Employer
"Technical Perfection and automotive passion" is what defines Faurecia. We design, engineer and provide the best in technology, systems and services for automobile makers in every major market on all five continents. If you share our ambition for technical perfection and our passion for all things automotive, Faurecia has a career for you.
"Faurecia, a driving force…for your professional growth."
Our Europe Division is looking for a Supplier Quality Cluster Managers (m/f) to be located across the Division.
The main missions of the role are to:
  • Protect the cluster against Supplier Quality perturbation
  • Guarantee safe launch for his/her cluster
  • Reports PPAP status in launch phase ( pull system of information with PSQ engineers )
  • Promote the deployment of SES tools at Suppliers
  • Analyse Supplier Quality performance at cluster level ( Red list, ppm, received ppm , PF 4 )
  • Monitor the audits/workshops planning @ cluster level
  • Manage the SQA team of his/her cluster.
  • Perform quality audits  at suppliers ( VDA, SPQA ) when escalation from SQA.
  • Monitor the Charge Back process with the support of accounting and in co-operation with the series buyers
  • Perform assessment according to FAURECIA standards and supports the Commodity buyer to obtain efficient action plan.
  • Give recommendations for supplier selection in programs and series
  • Assists Commodity buyers on Panel Management by Supplier Assessment & Development activities


The ideal candidate will have/be:


Minimum Education Level: Bachelor Degree in Engineering  



  • Minimum 5 years experience in a production environment ( Production, Quality, Lean Manufacturing )
  • Experience in team management


Skills and competencies:  

  • Quality
  • Management
  • Process Knowledge
  • Product Knowledge
  • Results oriented
  • Fluent in English
  • Teamwork and ability to work in a matrix environment


Nice to have:

  • Lean manufacturing basis
  • Cost model understanding
  • Negotiation skills
  • Finance basis : basic rules, cost management tools and application


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