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Supplier Quality Engineer

Vishay Electrónica Portugal is a company dedicated to the manufacture of electronic components mainly for the automotive industry, belonging to the Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. Group, a group with an international presence in Europe, Israel, the Americas and Asia and which employs 23,000 employees.

We seek to recruit, for a global role in an international team, in Vishay Group:

Supplier Quality Engineer (m/f)


Essential Responsibilities and Duties

  • Work closely with development department locate and identify potential suppliers;
  • Support supplier assessment and qualification (included risk assessment);
  • Participate in technical review with suppliers, ensure potential suppliers understands and complies with all RFQ requirements;
  • Create and follow up orders for project materials/services and equipment;
  • Lead of APQP planning at the supplier, ensure APQP progress/process integrity meets Vishay requirement and report to project team;
  • Lead supplier PPAP submission, ensure completeness and meet timing objectives;
  • Management Run& Rate at the suppliers and tracking of related improvements;
  • Supplier quality/technical support from nomination until serial production;
  • Interact with QA, conduct supplier audits and follow up closure of actions, representing supplier quality management in customer audits;
  • Lead supplier quality problem solving, 8D handling and closing, assure supplier lessons learned implementation;
  • Train and support suppliers in using and implementing required quality assurance tools;
  • Follow up engineer changes (CP) related to supplier process, such as HQN update;
  • Drive supplier continuous improvement at quality, technology, cost;
  • Participate in the project meeting with cross function team, follow up actions.


Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor or above, prefer Mechanical Engineering, Material Science, or related;
  • Min. 2 years working experience in supply chain or quality, automotive preferred;
  • Knowledge of QS-900/TS16949 requirements (APQP/PPAP) required;
  • Knowledge in manufacturing problem solving (8D Methodology) required;
  • Proficiency in English, oral and written is required;
  • Excellent technical and analytic skills with experience in supplier manufacturing processes;
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at the same time with good priorities;
  • Ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams and in multi-cultural groups;
  • Good communication and social skills, strong business ethics;
  • Willing to travel (include oversea trips).


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