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Continental (Sr.) Supplier Quality Engineer & Expert Chemical PCB in Shanghai, China

(Sr.) Supplier Quality Engineer & Expert Chemical PCB

Shanghai (Asia Headquarter)


Job Description

• Part of global team driving Zero Defect requirement to the supplier base

• Global responsibility as Senior Expert related to Chemical processes @ SQM

• Supporting Continental community in general challenges related to Chemicals & plating

• Preparation and leading management meetings with suppliers

• Performing supplier visits, meetings and VDA6.3 audits with focus on introduction of new suppliers, locations and technologies

• Evaluation and ranking of the suppliers in terms of performances within Category

• Supplier quality assurance along the complete process chain

• Lead and drive supplier improvements associated to Chemical processes

• Contribute in global project launches and support technical discussions during sourcings

• Drive Lessons learned & read across to avoid reoccurrences at/and cross supplier

• Leading Creation/ roll out of requirements, quality/design/production guidelines, TST-N, CQR, tests, supplier qualification, check lists

• Support and consulting for Expert field related elements:

o Ensure production quality, delivery and 0 incidents combined with latest technology

o Overall product requirements (e.g. design,..) in cooperation with project team

o Quality gates at production at supplier/Continental

o Drive Escalations with multiple interfaces (BU, plant, supplier, Purchasing), e.g. Red Alerts, early warnings

• Built up and maintain internal/ external expert network

• Lead trainings for internal community (e.g. plants, BU, SQM) related to Expert field

Job Requirements

• Academic studies or comparable education in Engineering or similar

• Detailed understanding of chemical and electrochemical mechanism and effects during usage of PCBs

• Min. 10-15 years working experience at PCB industry associated to Chemical processes (e.g. plating, surface finishing), Automotive industry is a plus

• Business fluent in written and spoken English language

• Self-reliant working style, ability to work under pressure, willingness to take responsibility

• Leadership skills

• Openness for new challenges

• Willingness to travel (appr. 10%-30%)

• Location can be Shanghai or Nanjing”

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Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent, and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2019, Continental generated sales of €44.5 billion and currently employs more than 230,000 people in 59 countries and markets.

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Automotive Cross Divisional Functions