Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) - Volvo Group - Maskiningenjörsjobb i Göteborg
Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE)
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The Supplier Quality & Development department, belonging to Group Trucks Purchasing, is driving the global supplier base towards premium automotive quality standards. The department is responsible to continuously improve the supplier base and the quality of purchased parts.

We are now looking for a Supplier Quality Engineer located in Sweden or in France. The supplier portfolio is mainly made of electrical and electronic parts.

The Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) is responsible to perform quality assurance activities with external suppliers to Volvo in order to secure purchased components to design specifications. This is accomplished by working with Purchasing and Engineering from the sourcing phases up to serial production.

The SQE job is challenging and often rewarding.

As APQP ambassador you will during the projects be involved in everything from product development to quality assurance of the production lines on-site at your suppliers. As a consequence of successful APQP work and preventive supplier quality activities you will sign off the supplier PPAP allowing production to start at the supplier. The SQE monitors the quality of the development and the industrialization of new products at the Volvo Group suppliers. The SQE is responsible to secure that the suppliers are delivering according to projects specifications and time plans. He / She shall secure that the supplier can produce the parts according to the specification with the correct and sustainable quality level.

You are also an interface between our operation plants and the suppliers during running production and you will together with our plants minimize disturbance by steering improvements and ensuring solid actions at suppliers. You are also supporting solving customer issues.


Lead and coordinate cross-functionally APQP/PPAP activities for various purchased parts and projects
Be involved in the supplier selection and development work in order to ensure that the requirements are correctly understood by our suppliers and that their processes are capable to produce accordingly
Work closely together with our Engineering in order to make sure quality is built into the original design of our products
Monitor supplier quality performance and lead potential supplier quality crisis
Work with the Volvo warranty group, plant quality, and quality engineering groups to eliminate potential field and customer claims
Maintain and update the various quality assurance and IT systems within Volvo
Contribute to best practice/ knowledge sharing in the team

Did you know? For many years, as a "disability friendly" company, Renault Trucks SAS has been committed to including people with disabilities in our professional environment.


You should have an eye for details but also have a good understanding of the general situation in a project, being able to make risk assessments and focus on the right areas. You work in a structured and analytical way when solving problems and have a preventive and continuous improvement mind-set. You must be a good communicator and a multicultural team player, both internally Volvo but also towards supplier management team.

Relevant competence / experience

Preferred Bachelor or master in Engineering
Structured approach with good analytical skills and logical thinking
Strong problem solving abilities
Strong continuous improvement skills
Interaction with suppliers/customers
Good English communication skills, both orally and in writing

The Volvo Group aims at being the most admired employer in the industry by attracting and engaging the best people. Volvo Group Purchasing provides competitive advantages to the Volvo Group by selecting high performing suppliers to deliver the best possible products & services with the right quality output that add real business value for our customers. We are a global division with approximately 1,300 professionals world-wide providing expertise to secure Purchasing Excellence for Customer Success. Volvo Group Purchasing has 120 BSEK in Purchasing annual spend, 2,550 suppliers in serial production, and 1,9 billion parts delivered to the Group Truck plants annually. We support the Volvo Group's mission 'Driving prosperity through transport solutions' by applying the principles of Code of Conduct and responsible sourcing to the purchasing processes.


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Volvo Group

Volvo Group
40508 Göteborg



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