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Supplier Quality Development Engineer

Almere, Flevoland · Manufacturing
Almere | Mitsubishi (MTEE) | Automotive | 3+ years | English

Who is MTEE?
Mitsubishi Turbocharger and Engine Europe (MTEE) is a global player in the field of turbochargers for the automotive industry. Did you know that we have a 20% market share in Europe? That means that 1 out of 5 cars in Europe are fitted with a turbo that was made in Almere. For automotive to be able to contribute to global climate objectives, downsizing (a smaller engine with greater power, possibly hybrid) is necessary. Using a turbocharger is the best way to make this technically possible.
As our parent company is located in Japan, we work in close collaboration with a culture known for its hospitality. And this shows in everything. From our production line in Almere, we deliver directly to our OEMs all over Europe. All of our 700 employees make this possible. Proud and dedicated, that’s what we are.

The role:
What are you going to do?
In this role you’re working in the supplier development team in the purchase department and are responsible for the stamping & forging commodity. You continuously encourage and motivate our supply base to evaluate and implement new state-of-art production technologies and achieve best-in-class performance on several disciplines (technical, quality, delivery, commercial etc.). Your technical knowledge, process expertise and lean / six sigma principles helps you to collaboratively set up, approve and continuously improve the existing suppliers processes.

By your activities we build the fundamentals for steady turbocharger production and continuously align our supply base with our customer’s expectations.

With your technical knowledge you will be further coached to become a process expert in one of the following commodities: turbine housing (iron casting and machining), compressor housing (aluminum casting and machining), actuator and electronic components, stamping & forging or plastic molding & small components.

MTEE’s suppliers are based all over the world. You are in daily contact with them and have regular visits to their plants. That’s how you lead development of processes, sign-off of processes and manage non-conformities to ensure timely mitigation of process design and manufacturing. You also function as initiator in the event a product design change is required.

What skills and competencies can you bring?
  • At least 3 years’ experience in (Production) Engineering or Manufacturing
  • Strong automotive Supplier Development background with IATF16949 and VDA experience and a strong technical background
  • Experience in handling tense situations and create win-win solutions
  • Experience in Production Engineering with Assembly, Casting and/or CNC machining, Project Management experience
  • In terms of personality, you are decisive, independent and a great communicator and motivator. Your English language has to be fluent. You show leadership and influence over suppliers while securing excellent relationship at all time.
  • Internally, you are able to lead improvement programs and share experience and knowledge with your colleagues. This position requires 20% to 40% business travel, mostly within Europe.

What can we offer you?
Working at MTEE offers many rewards: from seeing the concepts of your project team being developed into actual turbochargers to knowing that the finest car brands are equipped with the product you have worked on. Daimler, Volkswagen, BMW and Renault are just few of many well-known brands within our customer portfolio.

But there’s more! You can also expect:
  • Pension plan
  • Excellent benefits, including 27 days of leave + 5 collective days off
  • Collective health insurance
  • MTEE is a member of the Collective Agreements (CAO) Metalektro
  • Training and development opportunities

MTEE is involved in every phase within turbo development and we are just as committed to your development. For us it is important that you are able to follow your ambitions, therefore we provide various opportunities for developing and/or expanding your knowledge.

Have we sparked your interest? Then apply today by clicking the apply button.

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