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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 70,000 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!

Supplier Quality Engineer

Job Req ID:  8514

Duncan, US, 29334

Work Type:  Full time
Contract Type:  permanent

Objective of Job:

  • Supplier Quality Engineer with subject-specific knowledge of technologies within the commodity or speciality.


Principle Activities:

  • Active and continuous development of experience and knowledge
  • Support the buyer in selecting suppliers with regard to quality aspects, cooperate in sourcing process
  • Support the first supplier visit with respect to quality and logistics
  • Independently conduct design activities from the viewpoint of quality requirements and advance quality planning with the supplier, taking into account special internal and external requirements.
  • Conduct PPAP and process approvals in comparison with internal and external customer requirements and documentation in the relevant DRX systems (such as QSYS, HOST, Scan View, PIP, PLM, …)      
  • Consistent ongoing development of product and process maturity
  • Support and analyzing and prioritizing the supplier base, review of tooling concepts and design
  • Support and conducting supplier development programs
  • Plan and conduct supplier audits and process approvals
  • Cooperate in internal and external quality initiatives (such as customer audits, quality offensives, etc.)
  • Cooperate in making and expanding supplier agreements and contracts, especially quality, tooling or logistics agreements.
  • Provide support in creating and evaluating supplier services, take action for recognized deviations (ppm, costs).
  • Expert support for Tooling Design topics especially in case of escalations.
  • Support effective problem-solving activities with the supplier.
  • Cooperate in required containments, cause analyses, development and implementation of permanent corrective actions.
  • Cooperate in the analysis, creation and optimization of internal processes and methods.
  • As needed: perform ‘key user’ function, special tasks and special projects.
  • Describe activities, write reports.


Job Requirements:

Bachelors Degree:  Technical studies or equivalent qualifications/experience.

Frequent travel within USA and Latin America up to 60%.


Work Experience:

  • 3 - 5 years experience in quality management, automotive, injection molding and tooling.
  • 3 - 5 years experience project management experience in the automotive industry.
  • 3 - 5 years experience in automotive project knowledge.
  • 3 - 5 years experience in Computer Aided Design(CAD) or CATIA.


Additional Knowledge:

  • Detailed method and process knowledge of appropriate quality methods (SPC, FMEA, APQP etc.)
  • Microsoft Office (user-level knowledge in Power Point, Excel, Outlook, Project)
  • Automotive standards (APQP, PPAP, SPC, MSA, VDA, TS16949, etc.



We are looking forward to your application.


Company / Legal Entity: DAA Dräxlmaier Automotive of America LLC., Org-Code: M-AM-MI3 

Nearest Major Market: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina