Rehau Inc

Supplier Quality Engineer

Job Locations US-AL-Cullman
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/8/2020 1:16 PM)
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We are seeking an ambitious, experienced  Supplier Quality Engineer for its manufacturing operations located in Cullman, Alabama.


Job Description

  • Ensure series readiness of the suppliers in the allocated projects.
  • Support Purchasing and Engineering during supplier development/qualification as well as during the selection of new suppliers, advance quality planning and assist with the processing of complaints in series production.
  • Participate in the specification of the scope of components in cooperation with Purchasing for projects.
  • Deadline monitoring and Advanced Production Quality Planning (APQP) with supplier in projects.
  • Management of Production Part Approval Process requirements. Coordinate with the use of project-related Process Engineering to support project readiness.
  • Implement supplier audits independently or in cooperation with other departments, incl. supervising. Supplier-side process analyses and releases. Obtaining suppliers’ employer branding scopes.
  • Support, in the event of problems/complaints in the series and continuous in the series and continuous improvement process implementation.
  • Support Purchasing in the selection / qualification of new suppliers.
  • Participation in supplier evaluation and development in accordance with the purchasing strategy.
  • Responsible for achieving the objectives with regard to deadlines and quality for the bought-in parts in the project at the milestones.



  • Requires a Bachelor’s in Manufacturing Engineering, Materials Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or Related Field.
  • Requires 5 years of experience, which must include some experience with the following: Conduct supplier audits and continuous improvement activities per ISO/TS 16949/VDA 6.3 Criteria; Automotive Class A Surface finish requirements; Injection and extrusion molding; Metal stamping/forming; Automated assembly; Screw machine, cold head forming and variety of electrical & electronic assemblies; Raw materials required to support automotive applications.
  • Certification to current German automotive quality management system requirements (VDA 6.3).

REHAU is a privately-held, family-run business.  As an employer of choice we take pride in supporting our employees and their families through a comprehensive benefits package which includes, but is not limited to….


  • Competitive Salary
  • Positive working environment and team-oriented atmosphere
  • BC/BS Health/Dental/Vision/Prescription Insurance
  • Free Life & Short-term disability insurance
  • Paid Vacation & 11 Paid Holidays
  • 401-K with exceptional Company Match



Cullman County is an expanding and progressive community in North Alabama, offering an excellent family-friendly lifestyle and quality education. To find out more, please visit the Cullman Economic Development Agency website at


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