Advanced Supplier Quality Engineer


Auburn Hills, MI, US

Entry Level:  Professionals (3+ years)
Function:  Purchasing

Webasto Roof Systems Inc. is currently recruiting for a Advanced Supplier Quality Engineer located at their Auburn Hills Corporate Office.   


If you have experience with quality and supplier processes within Automotive, then this position might be right for you!   


Job Responsibilities: 

  • Coordination with R&D for design & ESI
  • Controlling of the APQP-Process for supplier parts from product design until transfer to Webasto plant
  • Evaluation of Feasibility Studies of Suppliers
  • Documentation and tracking of APQP status and progress
  • Preparation, Validation and Approval of PPAP/PPF
  • Perform and release of Production Processes
  • Verification of Production Capacity (R@R)
  • Root cause analysis in case of  technical deviations as well as definition and follow-up of necessary corrective actions
  • Securing of compliance to the Webasto PEP processand use of the SIPOCs
  • Preparation and update of the APQP status for Lead ASQE and escalation of deviations to the project plan
  • Responsible for vendor parts until GW 5

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related field; or combination of education and related experience
  •  ASQE experience in automotive; preferably Tier Supplier
  • Good knowledge of Production Techniques and –Processes
  • Good knowledge of Automotive-Q-methods (APQP, FMEA, MSA, PPAP, SPC, …)
  • Ability to understand technological correlations
  • Good knowledge of Norms and Customer Requirements, Component and Tolerance Requirements
  • MS-Office and ERP – Quality Management
  • Experience in dealing with suppliers of various sizes at national and international level



Webasto is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against  race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected status. 

Nearest Major Market: Detroit