Supplier Development Engineer - Mechanical Parts

We are building a new team of SQA Engineers in Trnava. Do you want to be among the first?

  • Place:

    Trnava region
  • Work type:

  • Required languages:

    English (B2)
  • For graduates:

I'm interested


The SDE, within the Business Unit, is in charge to:
  • Ensure complete Process and Product release of new buy components from external suppliers in cooperation with the development team (Project Buyer, Project Manager, R&D, Quality, Manufacturing, Logistic…) before the Start of production
  • Lead the application of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) methodology performing Supplier project review, process audit and supplier capacity check
  • Participate to the Sourcing Process

  • Support R&D, Project Buyer and Development Team in Supplier selection of new buy components from external supplier and all sourcing phases
  • Act as “One-voice” towards Suppliers across all involved Business Units
  • Ensure supply risk analysis evaluation in the early project phase
  • Participate to Technical Analysis and validate suppliers solutions in terms of Quality, Technical/ Process solutions, Capability and Timing in line with the project team
  • Ensure lessons learned application through feasibility commitment and Technical Analysis approval
  • Ensure the implementation of Commodity state of the art and best in class standards/practice requirements in supplier processes through the application of Commodity Quality Check List
  • Ensure the transmission and implementation of Specific Customer requirements
  • Validate the Project Review performed by or with the suppliers
  • Follow up the planning, execution and completion of all tasks required for Production part Approval Process (PPAP) evaluation and approval (including tool payments when relevant and the interim approval management when applicable)
  • Support Change Management process and promote second sourcing
  • Take decisions, autonomously solve problems, escalate properly
  • Work across a global, matrixed organization, sharing and learning best practices
  • Continuous cooperation with Project Buyer, Commodity organization, Project team and suppliers
  • Participate to any relevant technical meeting with R&D and Suppliers
  • Support the definition of the Request For Quotation Package for new components
  • Perform requirements review and organize technical meetings and drawing/specifications reviews with suppliers and Development Team
  • Support any APQP reporting requested at plant / Business Unit level
  • Maintain the action plan at project level, shared with the Project Buyer, ensure its availability on the APQP Data Base
  • Apply the APQP Lessons Learned: measure the effectiveness of the APQP process application, by means of reverse APQP process analysis based on the review of product performances, measured 6 months after start of production


  • Perfect knowledge of approach and experience in new component development: Supplier selection, Requirement definition, Advance Product Quality Planning, verification of production capacity, Initial Samples Control Reports validation, Production Part Approval Process; experience in Process Audit (qualified Auditor according to VDA 6.3 is appreciated)
  • Knowledge and practice of quality tools: Failure Mode and Effect Analysis, Statistical Process Control , Process capabilities, Pareto, problem solving methods (8D, 5 Whys, Ishikawa, Fault Tree Analysis, experience capitalization, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Quality Norm IATF 16949, Quality, Environmental and safety requirements
  • Good knowledge of MS office suites
  • Analysis and synthesis skills, ability to propose solutions and take responsibilities, bear up to pressure, deal with suppliers Management
  • Able to negotiate and convince, to manage meetings


  • You will be part of a greenfield project and be part of a building up
  • You may influence and improve standards, way of work, process flow
  • Interesting financial evaluation
  • Fully covered meal vouchers
  • New attractive work environment
  • Extra flexible benefits
  • Teambuilding, Christmas party
  • Multisport card
I'm interested

Supplier Development Engineer - Mechanical Parts
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