Supplier Quality Development Engineer in Berndorf, Austria

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated

Supplier Quality Development Engineer


Date:Apr 13, 2023

Location: Berndorf, Other/Not Applicable, AT

Company: Leggett & Platt

We, at Leggett & Platt Inc., are searching for a Supplier Quality Development Engineer within our Quality team in Berndorf. Did you know we are the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of seating support and comfort systems for transportation manufacturers, as well as tier one and two suppliers within the automotive industry? Our automotive products fall into three primary groups: Seating and Lumbar support, Motors and Actuators, and Mechanical Cables. If you join our team, your work will ensure people across the world have a little more comfort in their lives.

As a Supplier Quality Development Engineer, you will have the opportunity to work directly with our suppliers, to ensure maximum quality is upheld throughout the different stages of the process. You will also work very closely with multiple different functions across the business.

What will you be doing as a Supplier Quality Development Engineer?

  • Main interface from the project team to the supplier regarding progress and quality

  • Conduct supplier selection approval- and quality audits according to VDA 6.3

  • Collaborate with Engineering, Purchasing and Supplier to come to agreed requirements and feasibility commitment for the critical components

  • Initiate and track APQP process at the supplier including kick-off and reviews on site

  • Conduct escalation process at the supplier in case of insufficient progress or deviations

  • Complete supplier PPAP review and approval

  • Get branch Quality approval before supplier PPAP approval

  • Execute all supplier development-related quality tasks

  • Provide required support during SOP phase +90 Days

To be successful in this role, you’ll need:

  • In-depth technical education

  • Approx. 5 years relative experience within IATF 16949 and VDA 6.3

  • Advanced knowledge of IATF 16949 and ISO 9001

  • In-depth knowledge of APQP

  • In depth knowledge of Quality tools (8D, MSA, SPC, FMEA, PPAP)

  • Technical expertise and analytical skills

  • Fluency in English, oral and written

  • Very good knowledge of MS Office

  • Willingness to travel

  • Well-developed interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills

What to Do Next

Now that you’ve had a chance to learn more about us, what are you waiting for! Apply today and allow us the opportunity to learn more about you and the value you can bring to our team. Once you apply, be sure to create a profile, and sign up for job alerts, so you can be the first to know when new opportunities become available. If you require assistance completing an application, please contact our team [email protected]

Our Values

Our values speak to our shared beliefs, and describe how we approach working together.

  • Put People First reflects our commitment to safety and care of each other, learning and development, and creating an inclusive environment of mutual respect, empathy and belonging.

  • Do the Right Thing focuses us on acting with honesty and integrity, delivering the results the right way, taking pride in our work, and speaking the truth – good or bad.

  • Do Great Work…Together occurs when we engage without hierarchy, collaborate as a team, embrace challenges, and work for the good of all of us.

  • Take Ownership and Raise the Bar demonstrates our responsibility to add value and make a difference, challenge the status quo and biases to make things better, foster innovative and creative solutions to drive impact, and explore new perspectives and embrace change.

Our Commitment to You

We’re actively taking steps to make sure our culture is inclusive and that our processes and practices promote equity for all. Leggett & Platt is comprised of people of all abilities, gender identities and expressions, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, veteran status, and more. Join us!

We welcome and encourage applications if you meet the minimum qualifications. Even if you do not meet the preferred qualifications, we’d love the opportunity to consider you.

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