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Supplier Quality Development Manager

Date: Nov 22, 2021

Location: Shanghai, Shanghai, China

Company: Voith Group


About the Voith Group
The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has more than 20,000 employees, sales of € 4.2 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.

Voith Turbo is looking for you as Supplier Quality Development Manager.

Supplier Quality Development Manager  
Supplier Quality Development Manager



  • Lead the regional SQD team to meet business needs
  • Work with Global SQD network where & when necessary to define & achieve KPI’s
  • Qualify, release and develop suppliers for optimal delivery performance to VT; Ensure qualification of supplier as required by industry (e.g. Automotive VDA, TS22163, ISO/TS(IATF) 16949, ...)
  • Ensure that preventive actions for quality and delivery are in place
  • Ensure supplier qualification in terms of product, necessary processes, technologies and application of Q-methods (APQP, e.g. including quality planning, content of quality testing, part inspection, First Article Inspection etc.) by performing of assessments and process audits.
  • Release or block supplier according defined criteria (e.g. safety, welding) and initiate blocked supplier process
  • Follow up defined measures and pursue continual supplier improvement
  • Provide expertise and consult in sourcing related issues (e.g. supplier selection)
  • Manage and monitor supplier performance by supplier evaluation based on quality and delivery KPIs (OTIF, Q-Rate) and implementation of suitable measures
  • Monitoring of required supplier certifications
  • Support/drive cost optimization projects
  • Escalation level for operative supplier quality issues and tracking of quality improvement plans
  • Support negotiations of quality agreements (QSV, QRL)
  • Support MGM in regularly risk evaluation and special occasion



  • Bachelor degree or above.
  • At least 7 years of experience with supplier quality related function in a multinational corporation. Minimum 3 years working at a Managerial level with direct reports.
  • Demonstrated ability to build networks and work in cross functional environment with different teams.
  • Solid ability to use and demonstrate statistical and problem solving tools.
  • Automotive industry background
  • Experience on IATF16949
  • Strong English oral & written communications skills