“At Inalfa quality is everywhere,  every day”

VP Global Quality & Operational Excellence
Analytical thinker with eyes for quality!

As Supplier Quality Development Engineer you are responsible for the development of our suppliers and manage quality issues related to the supply chain in order to assure that we work with the best in class supplier base. Together with our development partners you assure that all purchased components match the required specifications and quality demands. Further you are supporting our purchasing, development and production teams in order to include their needs into the total supply process. You are part of the SQD organization Europe that consists out of approximately 20 colleagues at 4 different locations. In this position you report directly to the Director Supplier Quality Development Europe.

Your main tasks and responsibilities are:

  • Perform audits for existing as well as potential analysis for possible new suppliers;
  • Support the analysis of quality themes and their reasons;
  • Support problem solving processes (e.g. 8D Report);
  • Continuous supplier development;
  • Single part sampling according to PPAP and VDA2 standard;
  • Necessary tool and process shifting at suppliers;
  • Internal process improvement and process configuration.

What do we expect from you?

  • You have a finished degree on a BsC, MsC or Diploma level in Mechanical / Automotive / Industrial Engineering or other relevant;
  • At least 3 years of experience within automotive industry (OEM or 1st TIER). Experience with Lean Management / Industrial Engineering is a plus;
  • Experience with different production techniques;
  • We do expect you to have knowledge of FMEA, APQP and PPAP/VDA2;
  • Six Sigma Greenbelt and VDA 6.3 is a strong plus;
  • As the automotive industry is focused on Quality you are as well. Therefore you bring good problem solving skills with a pragmatic and pro-active approach;
  • It is important to have good communication skills in English and German;
  • Willingness to travel frequently.

What can you expect from us?

  • Attractive working conditions and self-development opportunities.
  • Short procedures, fast decision making and open communication structures.
  • Friendly and informal atmosphere.
  • Innovative leader with a strong drive to win!

FOCUS - TRANSPARENCY - ONE INALFA and RESPECT are core values within our company.


Venray, De Amfoor, 2

Time Type

Full time

Contact Person

Sjoerd van Dijk

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