Deploys APQP related to development phase (or current production phase) of Bought out parts following Company Purchasing requirements
Trains the suppliers and makes sure that the defined standards are properly applied and on time delivered (APQP elements).
Follows the APQP progress with the status report and make decisions in collaboration with the program team.
Gives recommendations on technical choices to ensure the product/process robustness during program development (for both suppliers and own plant)
Manages the process qualification at supplier (control plan and quality basics implementation, mass production trial & process Audit)
Pronounces PPAP status and Ensures to deliver validated PPAP prior Start of Production (SOP) after SQA assembly trial & appearance approvals.
Monitors PPAP (Production Part Approval Process) and S/R rate.
Secures all Key characteristics (Safety and Regulations) during Program phase.
Manages progress/convergence plan with low performance suppliers involved in program in collaboration with division SQD
Bachelor Degree in Engineering
Minimum 3 years’ experience in an automotive environment
Skills and competencies:
Knowledge of Project Management methodology
APQP & PPAP validation process knowledge
Supplier audit process knowledge.
Trilingual - Japanese/Chinese/English
Ability to work in a matrix organization.
-Strong work life balance. Above average annual leave.
-Excellent L&D program and training
-Possibility for international placement in Europe, America or Asia if desired.