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Supplier Quality Coordinator

Product/Project management
Cape Town – Western Cape

A product engineering and development company specializing in end-to-end turn-key commercial vehicle development is seeking an experienced technician for the role of Supplier Quality Coordinator. This position entails close collaboration with Engineers, Lead Engineers, and the Autocar SDM Team, requiring alignment with the company’s dynamic culture that values adaptability. The ideal candidate should be well-rounded with strong emotional intelligence, capable of handling complexity in a fast-paced environment. Key attributes include self-motivation, attention to detail, and a positive attitude conducive to team success. Requirements include ideally an N5 or Diploma in quality engineering or a related engineering field, along with a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in quality assurance or supplier quality roles, preferably within the automotive industry. Proficiency in PPAP (Production Part Approval Process) and SCAR (Supplier Corrective Action Request) processes is essential for this role.
  • Ensuring that PPAP parts are organized and reviewed at production plants and that results are documented.
  • Administratively organizing incoming inspections with personnel at production sites.
  • Coordinating corrective actions.
  • Maintaining strong relationships with suppliers and internal teams.
  • Preparing regular reports on PPAP parts status, document submissions, and SCARs (Supplier Corrective Action Requests).
  • This role requires occasional travel (10%) and proficiency in Microsoft Office, measuring tools, and reading technical prints.
  • N5 or Diploma ideally in quality engineering or in a general engineering field.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a quality assurance or supplier quality role, preferably in the automotive industry.
  • In-depth knowledge of PPAP (Production Part Approval Process) and SCAR (Supplier Corrective Action Request) processes.
  • Ability to compile reports
  • Proficiency with measuring tools and reading prints
  • Ability to measure parts and perform incoming inspections
  • Effective management of corrective actions
  • Maintenance of good relationships with internal and external customers and suppliers
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office  

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