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Kongsberg Automotive provides world-class products to the global vehicle industry. Our products enhance the driving experience, making it safer, more comfortable and sustainable. With revenues of approx. EUR 1.1 billion and approximately 11.500 employees in 19 countries, Kongsberg Automotive is truly a global supplier. The company is headquartered in Zürich, Switzerland and has more than 25 production facilities worldwide. The product portfolio includes seat comfort systems, driver and motion control systems, fluid assemblies, and industrial driver interface products developed for global vehicle manufacturers.

Supplier Quality Development Engineer


Willis, US, TX 77378 Suffield, US, CT 06078 Novi, US, MI 48377 Grand River,, US, OH 44045

Country/Region:  US

About the position

We are currently looking for a Supplier Quality Development Engineer that is service oriented, a self-starter and proactive.  This position will be owning supplier development, supporting purchasing in supplier selection, complete/ manage escalation and supplier monitoring.  Our ideal candidate will be the master of multiple technologies with the preferred/primary knowledge in mechatronics/electronics/electrical components

  • Evaluation and validation of potential new suppliers according to strategies and procedures.
  • Improvement of supply base by performing annual process and /or system audit.
  • Support the plants and plant SQE in level 2 escalation cases and take lead for level 3 cases
  • To carry out system and/or process audits at the suppliers with reference to VDA 6.3 and additional requirements specific to the customer, the company and with reference to latest version of ISO 9001, IATF 16949 and ISO 14001.
  • Participate and support Purchasing Segment Sourcing Committee meetings.
  • Support the plants mechatronics processes
  • Participate with design reviews
  • Drive continuous improvements throughout the assigned supplier base
  • Any other tasks according to the Supplier Quality Department needs
  • BS Degree (technical area preferred)
  • Training in quality assurance, further training in measuring engineering, print interpretation, tolerances of form and position
  • VDA 6.3 Certified Auditor
  • Auditor (certified auditor) for IATF 16949, ISO 9001, ISO 14001
  • Minimum five years’ experience in manufacturing industry, preferably in production engineering or quality engineering
  • Have a good command of written and spoken English.
  • Relevant quality tool and techniques (APQP, PPAP, root cause analysis, 8D, PDCA-FTA, MSA, SPC, FMEA, PCP etc...)
  • SAP experience (QM module, vendor claim management, cost tracking per claim etc.)
  • Solid Excel skills (VBA, Pivot Tables, supplier scorecard, KPI reporting etc…)
  • High degree of personal integrity and confidence
Application / Contact

If this sounds interesting and likely the right challenge for you, we look forward to receiving your application!


Please register your CV/resume and cover letter.

Within your application, please inform us regarding your notice period and salary expectations.


The applications will be handled on an ongoing basis and the position may be filled before the application deadline date.

We want your integrity, accountability, creativity and teamwork mindset and skills

In Kongsberg Automotive we embrace diversity within our workforce. We make recruiting decisions based on experience and skills and pride ourselves on having a strong culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness.

We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds, providing a limitless pool of ideas and opportunities, who will incorporate our core values within their work. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles and offer an unlimited contract within a dynamic and international environment with prospects for personal growth.

Welcome to an outstanding career in Kongsberg Automotive!

Application Id:  688
Posting date::  Mar 27, 2021