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Corporate Supplier Quality Manager

High-Tech Machinery
Son, Netherlands
Full time

Are you a dynamic professional with a passion for quality management? Neways invites you to join our team as Corporate Supplier Quality Manager.
Be part of our international journey, driving innovation in electronics for a sustainable future. Apply now and unleash your potential with us!


Neways stands at the forefront of technological advancement, specialising in semiconductors, connectivity, and smart mobility solutions worldwide. With over five decades of industry expertise and robust engineering capabilities, we serve as trusted innovation partners to our discerning clientele. Our commitment to excellence is evident in our development and production of highly intricate electronics, driving global trends in ESG initiatives.

Boasting a team of over 3,000 specialists spanning key locations across the Netherlands, Germany, Slovakia, Czech Republic, USA, and China, we’re poised to shape the future with groundbreaking solutions in EV charging, electric power trains, digital health technologies, sustainable agriculture, microchip production, and beyond.


As the Corporate Supplier Quality Manager based at our Son headquarters, you’ll lead efforts to enhance the quality of our extensive high-tech supply chain. Reporting to the Global Quality & EHS Director, you’ll hold a pivotal role within the global QESH department. Acting as a business partner to the corporate Procurement Director, you’ll assist category managers in Supplier Quality contracting and address structural quality issues.

Your responsibilities include managing the Supplier audit program and Supplier Quality complaints process, ensuring suppliers learn from issues, prevent recurrence, and meet VDA 6.3 Automotive standards. Collaborating with Supplier Quality engineers, you’ll oversee customer relations and improvement plans to boost their quality awareness and performance continuously.

Your responsibilities will be:

• Actively engaging with the different locations and suppliers through regular meetings, visits, and field observations.

• Mature the Supplier Quality processes, systems and functional lead the Supplier Quality engineering competence across the sites.

• Drive continuous improvement of the top strategic suppliers.

• Assess and approve new suppliers, ensuring they meet the Quality standards.

• Set and roll out supplier Quality agreements with suppliers.

• Plan and perform supplier (process) audits, report action plans and follow up and close countermeasures.

• Identify and execute Quality improvement projects across the sites and functions

• Monitor supplier performance, track key metrics and proactively initiate investigations or improvements towards suppliers.

• Design & provide training/workshops/coaching sessions internally and externally.


To be successful in the role of Corporate Supplier Quality Manager, you recognize yourself in the following:

• A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in (industrial) engineering or industrial management.

• A deep understanding of ISO Standards (ISO 13485, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, IATF16949) and Q&SHE legislation

• Certifications such as Certified Auditor VD6.3 and Blackbelt are highly advantageous

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, capable of working effectively at all organizational levels and with suppliers.

• Experience in working within diverse and remote teams.

• Proficiency in English, both written and spoken. German language skills are a plus.

• Willingness to travel (15-20%) across locations and suppliers.


An appealing salary tailored to your skills and experience, complemented by an 8% vacation pay. What really sets this job apart is a challenging position in a dynamic and healthy development project-oriented environment, while working with a team of enthusiastic highly skilled professionals. Join our highly driven and collaborative working environment, where you will enjoy autonomy, initiative-taking, and room for personal development. We provide competitive secondary benefits, including:

• 27 vacation days.

• 13 additional days off under the Reduction of Working Hours Act.

• 8% vacation pay.

• Flexible working hours.

• Access to training opportunities for personal and professional growth.

• A competitive pension arrangement.

• Company telephone and laptop for seamless work.

• An expense allowance for work-related costs.

• An appealing bike plan for eco-friendly commuting.


Are you enthusiastic and do you fit the profile? Please contact Mert Ates via [email protected] or via +31 6 47 26 50 90

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