Supplier Development Engineer




Date Posted:

June 12, 2019, 8:51 a.m.

Work schedule

Continuing full split


Full time




Not specified/Negotiable


Depending on the position




Job Overview:


  • The position ensures supplying systems,processes and build capabilities to meet the design intent of the customer and are compliant with the end customer’s needs.
  • This includes initial supply chain company verification.
  • Today AD&M has over 2500 global supplier and one of our key initiatives is to consolidate the number of suppliers via the transfer of non-strategic (exit) suppliers to internal and strategic suppliers. 
  • It is vital that our new sources of production are prepared for acceptance of the production responsibilities to ensure quality expectations are delivered to our customers. 
  • We believe this is a key element to support the Extraordinary Customer Experience!







As a Supplier Development Engineer (f/m), your responsibilities would include but are not limited to the following:

  • Supplier preparation to support New Program Introduction (NPI), Advanced Development with company’s Engineering and Supplier migration activity to strategic suppliers- ~70 suppliers identified with a spend of $25M representing 8% of the ADM annual spend
  • Find and develop suppliers to support the strategic sourcing organization in driving incremental performance in supplier quality, delivery, price and service
  • Teach new suppliers on how to work with the company (portal access, e-procurement tool usage, procedures, etc.)
  • They also help drive selection and development of the best total cost supply option in the region where the commodity or service is consumed.
  • They keep abreast of emerging market options and inform the broader procurement organization of trends and new supply options



Experience Required:


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited university in Engineering, Operations, Supply Chain, Business or other related disciplines
  • Several years of experience in Quality and robust quality system knowledge
  • Technical background or experience working with high/complex technical products/components
  • Commercial experience (contract management, negotiation skills, supply chain processes, etc.)
  • Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis (PFMEA), Production Part Approval Process (PPAP), 8D, 5 why, Fishbone, Practical Problem Solving, and experience with Minitab will be highly appreciated
  • Proficient with MS-Office products, SAP background is a plus
  • Willingness to travel (approx. 50%)
  • Fluent in French and English (reading, writing, and speaking)
  • Motivated and energetic individual with the ability to learn quickly and work in a self-directed work environment with minimal supervision
  • Optimistic and positive attitude
  • A clear communicator who can speak and present confidently to a diverse audience, including senior management
  • Capability to deal with change and new challenges
  • Ability to work well in a cross-functional environment and with global team members.





Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation




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