Supplier Quality Engineer, New Energies (W/M) - Venette (FR)

Hungry for challenges? Join a group with innovation at its heart and contribute to the automotive revolution!

With 31,000 team members located in 26 countries and with a 2020 revenue of €7.7 billion, Plastic Omnium is world leader in intelligent exterior systems, clean energy systems and front-end modules.

Our ambition? Provide automakers with cutting-edge equipment and solutions to develop tomorrow’s clean and connected car.



Ensure the validation of all components purchased (BOM) for the projects in his/her responsibility from the Innovation phase until PPAP full approval.

Support project team and Operations during hand-over process to Plant Quality team up to SOP + 6 months and make sure all relevant information for a smooth transition is communicated to the plant.


Primary Responsibilities


Supplier pre-selection, development and re-certification

  • Participate to suppliers mapping for new commodities
  • Join suppliers audits for new potential suppliers to be added in the supply base
  • Qualify new suppliers through suppliers audits
  • Train and develop suppliers to keep or bring them to expected PO quality level
  • Participate actively to the construction of the supply base for New Energies and to the Commodities strategies
  • Arrange audits for periodic re-certification of suppliers according to the regulation of the field delivered by the supplier

Sourcing phase

  • Contribute to supplier selection for new business award (including POC and innovation phase) and ensures that all essential documentation is available (deviation list, planning, team feasibility commitment, etc…)
  • Create the PPAP request in supplier portal
  • Create the commodity check list for the new commodities when it’s not existing and track it with suppliers

Quality tracking of components validation during innovation & development phase for its projects :

  • Attend kick-off meeting with PLASTIC OMNIUM team and suppliers
  • Present and establish APQP/SOPA to new suppliers
  • Report periodically the progress of components validations
  • Report risks linked to non-respect of Quality, Cost & Timing of the project
  • Issue Development SNCRs and track the corresponding action plans

Components validations

  • Communicate with suppliers the POAI expectations requested in PPAP file
  • Work together with Quality & Engineering teams to ensure all specifications (standards, CTS, etc…) are considered in PPAP file
  • Participate to components drawings reviews
  • Alert Purchasing team and Project Manager in case of significant gap related to implementation of quality tools at supplier site vs commitment in supplier’s planning at award
  • Arrange the process audits and measure, during the audit, the gaps versus documents provided for PPAP and ensure corrective action plans are implemented and measure their efficiency
  • Approve, share and store the Quality and PPAP files according to PLASTIC OMNIUM policy
  • Receive, approve and share the Initial Samples

Ensure a tracking on PPAP process for the components of its project

  • Share a convergence plan for Quality documentation and PPAP together with the Program Buyer
  • Report and escalade any risk of timing on his/her project

Contribute to the improvement of suppliers quality and purchasing processes




Personal Background

  • BAC+5 Engineer
  • Background  in Automotive Quality
  • Certified auditor

Job Technical skills

  • Automotive Quality Core Tools (APQP, 8D, PPAP, MSA, SPC, Control plan, PFMEA)
  • Certified VDA 6.3 auditor
  • Good knowledge on IATF 16949 and ISO 9001 norms
  • Good knowledge in MS Office tools (Word, Excel, Power point)
  • Ability to read drawings; knowledge of GD&T principles

Job Soft skills

  • Fluent English
  • Negotiation skills
  • Ability to manage time and determine priorities
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural industry
  • Open mindset to adjust to innovations environment specificities


As a responsible company, Plastic Omnium pays particular attention to diversity and equality within its teams and the Group commits to treat all job applications equally.

Date:  27-May-2023

Compiègne, FR

Job Requisition ID:  361426