Supplier Development Engineer

Niš, Serbia
Date published: 7-Jun-2018

Johnson Electric Group is the definitive 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 manufacturing site based in Niš, Serbia we are looking for a

Supplier Development Engineer

Organized by Commodities and Projects, the Supplier Development Engineer represents together with the commercially oriented Buyer the team assuring a successful and powerful relationship with our Suppliers. In this role you have two main fields of activity: qualification of new suppliers and development of existing suppliers on one hand, and successful launch of new parts in projects on the other hand. He/she will report directly to Supplier Quality Manager Europe based in Switzerland.

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 VDA6.3 audits
  • Recommend Suppliers for new parts in accordance with European HQ
  • Evaluate PPAP's coming up from projects and assist with new release according automotive QS9000 standards
  • Implement Supplier Development program; e.g. lead-time reduction, process improvement, cost reduction or quality improvement
  • Ensure setup and follow-up of actions depending on results of Supplier Performance Rating (SPR) for all suppliers within the dedicated commodities

 Your profile:

  • Msc/Bsc or adequate professional experience in Engineering ideally combined with advanced training in Quality
  • Min. 3 years of experience on similar position, preferably in automotive industry
  • Experience with Raw metal parts, Stamping metal parts, and ideally with Coating/Plating, surface protection processes
  • 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
  • Advanced English knowledge, written and spoken 
  • 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 in Europe region (up to 30%)

What we offer:

  • International and dynamical working environment
  • Being part of a newly establishing and worldwide known manufacturing company
  • Opportunity for continues development

If you are interested in this challenging position we are looking forward to receive 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.

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

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  • 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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