We are looking for a Supplier Quality Manager to help Murata build trusting partnerships with our suppliers for the benefit of our stakeholders. We work as part of our Quality Management Team in Operations in Vantaa. Our key suppliers are technology leaders in Silicon wafers, ASICs and electronics packaging. The team is responsible for the quality performance of our direct material suppliers and sub-contractors, working with product development projects and quality assurance during high-volume production. The position includes a significant amount of international travel.
Our team is comprised of seven professionals with expertise level ranging from advanced beginner to expert. Each member has responsibility for their own suppliers, but we collaborate and support each other in technical challenges and in the development of best practices for supplier quality management and performance development. Learning how to apply strict automotive quality requirements in a flexible way to fit various suppliers takes some time and patience, but our experienced team is always ready to support and find good solutions for tough problems.
You will have the responsibility to manage and improve the quality performance of our suppliers, with a primary focus on ASICs. You will perform audits on the supplier's site according to the VDA6.3 standard, approve new materials through the PPAP process, manage supplier changes and manage supplier non-conformities.
Highly desired skills and experience:
In addition, we value:
As a person, you take initiative to improve performance and are able to cooperate in a multi-functional team towards a common goal. You understand standard requirements and can work systematically according to defined processes. You can work independently when needed, but have very good teamwork skills. You are ready to take on new challenges and continuously develop your professional skills.
At Murata, we cultivate a strong culture of cross-functional teamwork, so you will have the chance to collaborate with and learn from members of other teams in our organization. We will provide you with a comprehensive orientation about our products, processes, systems and quality requirements to get you to a successful start in your new role! This is a permanent position and start date is negotiable.
This is an excellent opportunity to work with cutting-edge technology contributing to the advancement of society. We believe that the tiniest things can have the greatest impact. With our innovative sensor technology, cars remain in their lanes, people’s hearts keep beating and bridges do not collapse. The combination of our Finnish and Japanese capabilities will enable safe and autonomous driving – in all places. Our production and product development are located in the same office in Vantaa, which enables smooth cooperation between professionals in various fields.
For further information about the position please contact Mary Iivanainen, SQM Manager, +358 50 437 2995, weekdays between 12.00 PM and 1.00 PM, or via email, [email protected]. For questions about the recruitment process contact Iina Malvalehto, Talent Acquisition Specialist, [email protected].
Hope you are interested in the position and we will get an opportunity to know you better. Please send your CV and application with salary expectations via the "I'm interested" link – you can also easily share your LinkedIn profile using the application form – until October 31, 2021. The position will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is found.
Murata Electronics contributes to the advancement of society with innovative sensor technology that makes driving safer and improves quality of life. We are a global market leading manufacturer of accelerometers, inclinometers and gyro sensors which provide crucial reliability and accuracy in various applications such automotive industry, health technologies and in industrial uses. We are part of Murata which employs 74 000 people globally with over 1100 people working in our technology center in Vantaa.