Mubea Supplier Quality Engineer - Mexico in Mexico

Since 1916 Mubea, a German, family-owned automotive supplier, has focused on lightweight construction for heavy-duty suspension components and related products. We are the market leader in many segments of the spring industry supplying the world car manufacturers and leading Tier 1 system suppliers by utilizing over 11,000 workers worldwide in 28 production and development locations on four continents

Mubea leads in innovation, design, development, and production of engine, suspension, transmission and body components. Our international standards are based on our technological developments and the most important objectives of the automobile industry: the sustained reduction of fuel consumption and emission levels.

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Summary Lead supplier operations improvement, work to yield reduction in lead time, inventory, ppm and total cost. Provide technical and methodological support to suppliers in developing their quality and manufacturing system and ensure component parts and material consistently manufactured and on-time supplied in total compliance to specified requirements and target dates. Implement Mubea's Global Supplier Development strategy into the region.

  • Works in conjunction with sourcing teams and Mubea's Global Supplier Development Management to agree the key Strategic Suppliers and methodology.

  • Establishes, executes and maintains a schedule of Strategic Supplier Development activities with outline project plans in order to realize defined Quality, Cost and Delivery targets.

  • Performs Strategic Supplier Development activities with suppliers, documents and manages related output/input.

  • Follows up new project launches with key-suppliers, reports status to project management and supports the communication channel with suppliers in all APQP issues.

  • Monitors quality and delivery status of key-suppliers within the specified region.

  • Controls Mubea internal process in all cases of critical supplier quality - or delivery issues.

  • Develops target supplier’s quality, processes, tooling, technical, logistical, measurement and gauges equipment to assure compliance to standards and specifications.

  • Performs supplier on-site assessments and assistance visits to improve supplier performance and achieve the corporation's objectives in the areas of Quality, Delivery, Cost and Responsiveness. The activities include Potential Supplier survey, Design reviews, Control Plan Audits, Product Audits and Problem Solving activities.

  • Assists regional Mubea manufacturing sites QM/EM Management in advanced problem solving and supplier communication.

  • Reviews component design with suppliers to verify cost, feasibility, capability and overall conformance to specified tolerances and specifications.

  • Provides regular formal communication across the business on Development activities and support the Global Supplier selection process in the specified region.

  • Supervises new project launches and all key-suppliers APQP/PPAP activities.

  • Technical or commercial Bachelor Degree with minimum of 5 years demonstrable manufacturing, purchasing or quality management experience within automotive industry or equivalent education.

  • Quality function experience, knowledge in AIAG, VDA quality standards, APQP, PPAP, 8D, Gauge R&R, capability studies. Six-Sigma, Lean Management principals, CP etc.

  • Achievement against supplier project plans, Supplier Development schedule adherence, Successful completion of supplier improvement plans, Supplier Development process development & roll-out, Supplier performance improvements.

  • Sound financial and commercial knowledge and some experience of managing budgets, allocating costs, forecasting

  • Good level of report writing and adept with most IT packages.

  • Be a leader, team player, coach and motivator and have a positive and can do' attitude on others.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • A master’s degree in related field

  • SAP experience

  • Experience in automotive manufacturing and /or engineering and sales driven businesses

ID: 2017-1888

External Company Name: Mubea, Inc.

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