Supplier Quality Engineer Electronics

Supplier Quality Engineer Electronics


Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to driving prosperity and shaping the future landscape through sustainable transport, mobility, and infrastructure solutions. By offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity.Our headquarters are in Gothenburg, Sweden. Volvo Group shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.

Transport is at the core of modern society. Imagine using your expertise to shape sustainable transport solutions for the future? If you seek to make a difference on a global scale, working with next-gen technologies and the sharpest collaborative teams, then we could be a perfect match. 
Who we are

The Supplier Network Quality organization, belonging to Volvo Group Purchasing, is driving the global supplier base towards premium automotive quality standards and world-class performance. We are responsible for continuously improving the supplier base and the quality of purchased parts. The three main internal customers/brands for Supplier Quality & Development in Europe are Volvo Trucks, Renault Trucks and Volvo Bus. 
There is now an opportunity to join the SNQ Electronics, Electromechanics and Specialists department as a Supplier Quality Engineer in Electronics and Software area. We have team members located in Gothenburg and Lyon (France).

What you will do

As a SQE, you have a full end-to-end ownership of your portfolio. Your input is key to select the best suitable supplier for a sourcing award for a product. Your work continues throughout the project to secure a quality assured project launch. After serial production start, you continue to follow and challenge our suppliers through continuous improvement work and zero default mindset. Risk management skills are core in all three steps: sourcing, project and running production.
Example of topics you will come across is RTS (review of technical specification), APQP, PPAP, or again different kind of audits at supplier. This requires you to build and develop a large network made of partners from Suppliers, Buyers, Engineering, Production Plants, Project Stakeholders, Warranty Department, etc.

Who are you?

In this recruitment, we are looking for a well-qualified individual in the field of electronics manufacturing and if possible, in software quality assurance with a strong desire to develop both skills.
You have an eye for details, thanks to your technical knowledge in the field of electronics manufacturing, but also you have a good general understanding of the situation, being able to make risk assessments and focus on the right areas. You are an excellent communicator and a multicultural team player, both internally at Volvo but also towards supplier management teams, able to create networks and to lead cross-functional activities.
You show great interest in the quality area with a good knowledge of automotive quality standards. You are targeting customer satisfaction in your daily work while remaining structured and organized.
In terms of mindset and personality, we are looking for someone that embraces problems and seeing it as learnings and opportunities. You have the right cross-functional mindset and willingness to share ideas.
On top of a positive team-player attitude, precision, rigor, autonomy and proactivity are part of your behaviours as well as being able to capitalize experience and learn on the fly. You demonstrate a high “welcome to the problem” attitude and like the challenges.
As individual, you believe that people diversity brings to your team a competitive advantage and you put effort into creating an inclusive environment. Trust between each other is an important value for you. You share freely your view with a constructive mindset, adding value to the team.

Knwoledge and experience

The job requieres frequent travels (up to 2-3 times per month during certain periods)
* Preferred MSc or BSc in Engineering, and >5 years of technical experience needed 
* Good knowledge in electronics engineering and manufacturing (SMT line) standards such UN ECE R10, (Electromagnetic compatibility), IPC certification (ex: A-610), ESD.
* Good knowledge and practice of automotive quality standards and tools, such as ISO/TS 16949, APQP & PPAP
* Knowledge of specific standards and tools used in Software areas is an advantage such as ISO 26262 (Safety), ISO/CEI 15504 (A-Spice), ISO/SAE 21434 (Cybersecurity),

Ready for the next move?

 Let’s connect with me on LinkedIn and have a discussion together. Location: Sweden, Gothenburg or France, Lyon
Hiring Manager : Yacine Grison Head of SNQ Electronics


  • Arbetsplats: Volvo Group
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  • Publicerat: 5 mars 2024
  • Ansök senast: 19 mars 2024




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