Advanced Supplier Quality Engineer


Monrovia, CA, US

Entry Level:  Professionals (3+ years)
Function:  Purchasing
Type of Contract:  Permanent
Job ID:  30928
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Webasto is looking for an ASQE to support our rapidly growing charging division.



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



  1. Degree in engineering or professional training + additional subject-specific training (technician) + additional qualification (training in Quality Management)
  2. Background knowledge about electronic components such as PCBAs, ASICs & Relays
  3. First professional experience
  4. Good knowledge of Production Techniques and –Processes
  5. Good knowledge of Automotive-Q-methods (APQP, FMEA, MSA, PPAP, SPC, …)
  6. Ability to understand technological correlations
  7. Good knowledge of Norms and Customer Requirements,  Component and Tolerance Requirements
  8. Ability to work in a team
  9. High self-reliance
  10. Assertiveness
  11. Good command of English
    1. MS-Office and ERP – Quality Management
    2. Experience in dealing with suppliers of various sizes at national and international level
    3. Ability to communicate with self-confidence on all levels (Business Partner – Management)
    4. Defines component  APQP and PPAP Level in coordination with the team
    5. Defines the status of the PPAP/PPF (Release or reject)
    6. Defines PPAP status for the Gateway Checklist
    7. Releases Production Processes
    8. Verifies Production Capacities (R@R)




  1. PPAP on time & first time right
  2. APQP Milestones met on time
  3. Gateway 4B passed on time
  4. Launch ppm according to target (SOP + 3 month




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. 

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