Continental Corporation Supplier Quality Engineer in Seguin, Texas

About Continental With sales of €39.2 billion in 2015, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide and currently employs more than 215,000 employees in 55 countries. The Automotive Group with its three divisions Chassis & Safety (sales of approx. €8.4 billion in 2015, roughly 40.000 employees), Powertrain (sales of approx. €7.1 billion in 2015, roughly 35,400 employees) and Interior (sales of approx. €8.2 billion in 2015, roughly 40,500 employees) achieved sales of approximately €23.7 billion in 2015. The Automotive Group is present in more than 170 locations worldwide. As a partner to the automotive and commercial vehicle industry, it develops and produces innovative products and systems for a modern automotive future in which cars provide individual mobility and driving pleasure consistent with driving safety, environmental responsibility, and cost-efficiency.

Auto req ID 48588BR

Job Title Supplier Quality Engineer

Country United States

Posting Location Seguin, TX

Job Description


Introduce and maintain supplier quality assurance measures and activities to ensure the requested quality of the supplied parts and services; Contribution to reach the CA, Div, BU and local business­ and quality targets and to optimize the efficiency of the purchasing­, quality­ and logistic processes;

Core Responsibilities

  1. Functional responsibility for the defined parts, services, commodities and suppliers during series production phase;

  2. Plan, initiate and control preventive orientated, advanced quality management measures in the series production phase for supplied parts and services to ensure that our products meet the defined quality requirements;

  3. Conduct PPAP for mechanic parts including supplier process and component approval for series production.

Additional Functions:

  1. Maintain the defined Supplier Quality Management System (procedures, guidelines and tools),

to ensure the requested quality in line with the CA Purchasing strategies in order to meet the cost­

and productivity targets;

  1. Implement the preferred supplier and component strategy;

  2. Implementation and execution of Consequent Supplier Management activities after SOP

  3. Drive root cause analysis and enforce the definition and implementation of appropriate counter

measures at the supplier to ensure that the parts and services meet the defined quality requirements; Initiate, lead and drive supplier improvement programs;

  1. Use and support the data system to collect and evaluate supplier quality related key performance indicators (KPI's) and issue periodical quality performance reports and ensure that appropriate improvement actions are initiated;

  2. Define targets and control measures with the supplier in alignment with the CA P SQM business and

quality targets;

  1. Continuous tracking of the target setting and plan fulfillment (monitoring, analysis control) in the context of Supplier Quality Management System;

Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications

3 yrs. of experience in the design and conduct of reliability or quality tests of electronic products or their components.

  1. Good verbal and written communication skills.

  2. BS in electrical engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, physics or related degree

Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening

EEO Statement

EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to or contact US Recruiting at 248.209.4000.

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