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Modern wire harness systems and exclusive vehicle interiors: The name DRÄXLMAIER stands for automotive innovations – products that enhance your driving experience. Every day, approximately 75,000 associates around the world cooperate to contribute their knowledge, skills and automotive passion toward this goal. Individuals, who like to take on responsibilities, use their creativity and contribute their ideas toward the common success. Individuals like you!

Head of Supplier Quality

Job Req ID:  85526

Duncan, US, 29334

Work Type:  Full time
Contract Type:  unlimited

Objective of job:


  • Provide technical assistance to a small team at a regional level. Assure the control and implementation of purchasing activities.     




  • Competitive pay structure
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision
  • 401K with company match program
  • Great Paid time off and holidays


Job requirements: 


  • Support the strategic planning of the department/unit (Abteilung/Fachbereich) by breaking down or developing the strategic planning for the group, within a short or medium-range time frame
  • Analyze and optimize the internal processes and adjust the operations structuring and organizational structure of one’s own areas of responsibility to the altered requirements in order to achieve an efficient co-operation with the surrounding departments. Design the interfaces to the surrounding groups, especially customer quality, production.
  • Provide technical and disciplinary leadership to associates that report to them; make personnel decisions relevant to the Duncan SQA team
  • Negotiate contracts up to readiness for signing, and conclude the contract according to internal signature control guidelines, taking into account the optimization of costs and supply reliability
  • Create and evaluate supplier services; create monthly trend analyses and take action if there are recognized deviations (ppm, costs)
  • Manage the external (supplier) complaint management (8D- report).
  • Ensure supplier responses in the 8D process are compliant to VDA and DAA internal requirements and standards
  • Clarification of quality problems with the supplier and internal departments in the case of complaints



We are looking forward to your application.


Company / Legal Entity: DAA Dräxlmaier Automotive of America LLC., Org-Code: OI-US-DUN53 

Nearest Major Market: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina