Supplier Development Engineer

Murten, Switzerland
Date published: 12-Apr-2018

Johnson Electric Group is the definite leader in micromotors, motion subsystems and actuators for automotive and industrial applications. Our motion solutions adjust car seats and headlamps, run vacuum cleaners and power drills as well as 300 other applications worldwide. We are the safe choice for our clients.

For our Supply Chain Services Unit based in Murten, we are looking for a:

Supplier Development Engineer (m/w) 

Your responsibilities

  • Implement the APQP process between Johnson Electric and the suppliers for projects
  • Execute assessment of new potential suppliers in form of on-site audits
  • Recommend suppliers for new parts in accordance with European HQ
  • Evaluate PPAP’s coming up from projects and assist with new release according to automotive standards
  • Implement supplier development program; e.g. lead-time reduction, process improvement, cost reduction or quality improvement
  • Project management for Supply Chain
  • Ensure setup and follow-up of actions depending on results of Supplier Performance Rating (SPR) for all suppliers within the dedicated commodities

Your profile

  • Bachelor degree or adequate professional experience in engineering ideally combined with advanced training in quality
  • Min. 3 years of experience in similar position, preferably in automotive or plastics industry
  • Experience as auditor in process audits is a must
  • Practice in working with standards ISO 9001, ISO/TS 16949 and/or QS 9000. Knowledge about further standards as e.g. VDA 6.3 will be an additional plus
  • Fluent English is necessary, and the expertise of German or Italian or Spanish is an advantage.
  • Professional curiosity, problem solving and initiative; good understanding of production and easiness in dealing with technical environment
  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Dynamic and positive personality with passion to challenge the status quo and drive tasks to completion with minimum supervision
  • Willingness to travel up to 30% of the time

What we offer

  • Opportunity to grow professionally in a truly international environment
  • Possibility to be a part of the biggest motor production company with a strong focus on further development
  • An exciting and very dynamic work atmosphere and out-of-the-box thinking
  • If you are interested in this challenging position we are looking forward to receiving your CV in English.

Organization Structure
Johnson Electric is one of the world's largest providers of motors, solenoids, micro-switches, flexible printed circuits and control systems. With an annual production capacity of over one billion units, we deliver products and services to the most exacting standards of performance, quality and reliability.

The Group has the following operating divisions aligned with the broad markets they serve:

  • Automotive Products Group (APG)
  • Industry Products Group (IPG)
  • Components and Services (C&S)
Components and Services (C&S) Industry Products Group (IPG) Automotive Products Group (APG)
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  • To be the world’s definitive Provider of innovative and Reliable motion systems…

  • Johnson Electric has over 38,000 employees in 23 countries worldwide.

  • Design engineering centers are located in Hong Kong, China, Japan, Israel, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, UK and the USA.

  • We offer...

  • Johnson Electric offers its employees exceptional opportunities for personal development and rewarding careers.

  • To this end Johnson Electric Employees share in the success of the company.

  • Johnson Electric people set stretched goals for themselves to drive business growth and personal career fulfillment. We know from experience that bold thinking and bold action will bring about extraordinary results.

  • On any given day, and wherever you may be, there’s probably a Johnson Electric motion solution right where you are – our motion solutions are in more than 300 applications globally.

    • 2 out of 5 cars have features powered by many products from Johnson Electric.
    • 1 out of 3 digital cameras incorporates a motion subsystem by Johnson Electric.
    • 2 out of 5 hairdryers run on a Johnson Electric motor
    • 4 out of 5 inkjet printers have a Johnson Electric motion system
    • 2 out of 5 vacum cleaners run on a Johnson Electric motor
    • 1 out of 4 coffee grinders is powerd by Johnson Electric
    • 1 out of 4 drills runs on a Johnson Electric motor
    • 1 out of 4 garden tools is powered by a Johnson Electric motor

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