Supplier Quality Manager P&C

Kongsberg Automotive, s.r.o.

Place of work
Hlavná 48, 952 01 Vráble
Contract type
Start date
Wage (gross)
3 500 EUR/monthFinal salary will be discuss on the interview and be based on the experience and seniority of the selected candidate.

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

  • Ensure plant SQ engineers are qualified and trained according to the specific job requirements including the internal KA processes and procedures.
  • To ensure accurate reporting of supplier claims globally
  • To follow any warranty issues / claims on suppliers to ensure quick and effective cost recovery
  • To report immediately to the Director SQ any significant issues or risks related to serial supplier issues
  • When necessary to perform other assignments in his/her sphere of qualifications and work.
  • Result responsible for the supplier quality performance of the BA.
  • Responsible to ensure supplier claim handling process within his/her BA.
  • Performing activities in compliance with OHS rules, fire protection and environmental protection requirements.
  • Performing other tasks as required by superior

Manage, develop, and lead the team by:
o Report supplier quality results against the objectives on a monthly basis.
o Perform follow-up activities of the status in the improvement activities
o Support and guide Plant SQ Engineers in solving open issues raised.
o Evaluate the team and propose training plans.
o According to his/her field of competencies, to train the colleagues as appropriate.
o Represent supplier quality in escalation meetings and other business reviews
o Propose tools, procedures and organization improvement to support / improve the work of the purchasers and SQ engineers, especially when sourcing new parts.

To complete escalated pro-active and re-active supplier quality assurance activities as required by the needs of the Business Area.

Information about the selection process

If this sounds interesting for you, we look forward to receiving your application. Please register your CV and cover letter on our website:

Expected date of completion of the selection process

15 February 2023 (there are still 16 more days)

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Educational Specialization

technical engineering

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Other knowledge

Microsoft Outlook - Skillful
Microsoft Excel - Skillful
Microsoft PowerPoint - Skillful
APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning) - Advanced
PPAP (Production Part Approval Process) - Advanced
8D reports - Advanced
Root cause analysis - Advanced
SAP PLM - Advanced

Driving licence


Experience in the position/sector

At least 10 years’ experience in manufacturing industry and 5 years in quality, preferably in automo

Number of years of experience


Personality requirements and skills

High degree of personal integrity and confidence.
Good conflict management skills.
Facilitation skills with a high focus on solutions.
Reporting and presentation capabilities.

Please be aware that we are looking for a person who has skills with management of an international team during several years.

Other requirements:
Knowledge of ISO 9001, IATF 16949, ISO 14001, VDA
Qualified 1st and 2nd party System (Process) Auditor


Brief description of the company

Kongsberg Automotive provides world class products to the global vehicle industry. Our products enhance the driving experience, making it safer, more comfortable and sustainable. With revenues of approx. EUR 1.1 billion and approximately 10.500 employees in 19 countries, Kongsberg Automotive is truly a global supplier. The company is headquartered in Zürich, Switzerland and has more than 25 production facilities worldwide. The product portfolio includes seat comfort systems, driver and motion control systems, fluid assemblies, and industrial driver interface products developed for global vehicle manufacturers. In our Vráble plant we produce mainly AT shifters and other products. You can find more at our web page

Number of employees

500-999 employees


Contact person: Mgr. Alexandra Bereková
Tel.: +421915790125
E-mail: send CV
ID: 4504919  Dátum zverejnenia: 20.1.2023  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 3 500 EUR/month