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Plant Supplier Quality Engineer / SQA - Augsburg (m/w/d)

Date:  24-Sep-2022
Country/Region:  DE
City:  AUGSBURG Techno
Contract Type:  Unlimited
Requisition ID:  37350


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New trends and expectations are reshaping the automotive industry. Inspired by the exciting new challenges associated with this revolution, Faurecia anticipates the future of mobility developing cutting-edge solutions for smart life on board and sustainable mobility. If you’re willing to contribute and create value for tomorrow’s cleaner and smarter mobility, Faurecia is the place to be.



Our Clean Mobilty Business Unit - Production Plant Augsburg - is looking for a


Plant Supplier Quality Engineer / SQA (m/w/d)


He/she is responsible for the external supplier  management from system and operational quality stand point. He/she is responsible for Supplier Quality Performance in serial & warranty. Supports both the supplier development or program APQP finalization, takes over from program supplier quality and manages problem solving with key stake holders and supplier quality network. Strengtehn the supplier development APQP finalization, takes over from program supplier quality and manages problem solving with key stake holders and supplier quality network. Contributes to other FCM entities support at "Bought our Part - "BOP" suppliers close to his /her location.  



Main tasks of the role are: 

  • Plant external supplier management from system and operational view in serial and warranty phase
    • Ensure One single global source of truth for supplier Quality performance & status 
    • Manage / contributes to escalation for non-performing suppliers
    • Responsible for compliance of the process & tools use 
    • External BOP supplier assessments and Audit plan management 
    • Potential 8QB deployment, systemic defect analysis and Assessment findings improvement plan
  • Program launch contribution 
    • Contributes and Participate to the last steps of APQP in close coordination with the Advanced supplier quality (ASQ) in charge.
    • Contributes to the final steps of APQP as “receiving” party in plant and makes sure approvals of PPAP are approved 
    • Take over in ePPAP with appropriate evidences
    • Drives & coordinate improvement plans including VAVE, ECR, PCR, transfers
  • Strategic external supplier development 
    • Owns supplier performance for his/her suppliers
    • Ensure Innovation and program necessary audits
    • Support benchmark and KPI development 
    • Drive 6 Sigma and Lean Methodologies develepment at suppliers



Required skills: 


  • Master’s degree in Engineering, Commodity Purchasing or equivalent experience.
  • Business acumen & full value chain understanding
  • Certified IATF and / or VDA 6.3 and/or AIAG auditor
  • Knowledge and experience of the standard automotive Quality tools and Project Management
  • Minimum required English and German fluent 
  • Strong leadership, communication competencies and experience of team development 
  • Strong influencing skills and ability to address both shop floor and top Mgt communication levers
  • Fact & data driven with Strong assertiveness and fast learner able to support teams and adapt language
  • Global mindset and process orientation
  • Flexibility and ability to deal with multiple quality and warranty issues on multiple supplier


A strong performing team with a challenging job and outstandig international development opportunities is waiting for your application!





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Faurecia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.