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Supplier Quality Engineer, Factory; Salo, Finland

Speed has always been in our DNA. Become a member of our team and join us on the fast lane! With globally 5.000 employees and unlimited passion for mobility and innovation, Valmet Automotive is working on the future of the automobile. A clear focus on eDrive Engineering – paired with outstanding manufacturing competence – we are an experienced and visionary partner for development and production within an industry on the rise.

In our new Electric Vehicle Business Line (EVBL) we develop and manufacture battery systems from 48V up to High Voltage for automotive and off-highway applications. Valmet Automotive covers the full range from contract manufacturing to a TIER1 system supplier.

For our EVBL we are looking for a Supplier Quality Engineer, who can help us on our growth journey.


Job description

Your duties include coordinating and driving analyses and feedback from factory material quality. Making sure we get correct and adequate information to suppliers on quality. You will be owner of factory incoming quality process and defining, driving and monitoring incoming quality frequency, level and related actions. You will continuously ensure incoming material quality to meet the customer requirements and factory operations. As a Supplier Quality Engineer in factory you will provide advice and support to factory areas of your responsibility to continuously improve quality performance. You possess good communication and team working skills. You also monitor that the defect reporting and systems are properly used to record and resolve all issues. You ensure our incoming quality check is on adequate level based on control plan and PFMEA documents and seen material issues.  


You will be working as part of Supplier Quality in Sourcing & SQ team and close cooperation with Salo factory quality and many other organizations in Valmet Automotive EV Power. This is a good opportunity and a window position for the whole battery manufacturing. 


The job is located in Salo, Finland. 

We expect you to have/are
- A degree in technology or other relevant subject and at least 3 years' experience in quality or supplier quality in the area of manufacturing; automotive experience is an asset
- Strong knowledge of quality control methods, tools and techniques. 
- An innovative and strategic thinking style with strong problem-solving skills.
- An ability to think and create new working instructions, operating guidance’s, processes and capability to train them to relevant people and teams. 
- An ability to maintain a high-level performance in challenging situations.
- Fluent Finnish language is essential as you will train factory quality operators. 
- English full professional proficiency, German is an asset. 


We offer
The latest development in the automotive industry – and ultimately our company – promises candidates an inspiring career. Where a long heritage as one of the world’s most significant car builders meets up with the spirit of unlimited opportunities is Valmet Automotive, offering you a sense of accomplishment, a good work–life balance and a feeling of creating something new. Of course, in the typical Nordic calmness at all ten locations in Finland, Germany and Poland.

Further information
Mikko Saurén
Supplier Quality Manager
Valmet Automotive EV Power
Mobile +358 50 466 1396

Please apply latest by 1.2.2021


Contract Nature:  Regular
Company:  Valmet Automotive EV Power Oy

Salo, FI

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