Supplier Development Engineer

Surabaya, Indonesia

Job Reference 1242393

Location Surabaya, Indonesia

Industry Process - Manufacturing

Function Supply Chain / Purchasing

Job Type Permanent

Date Added April 25, 2024

Supplier Development Engineer

We are looking for a Supplier Development Engineer for a US-based diversified manufacturing company engaged in the production of commercial vehicles.

The role sits in Surabaya, East Java and will serve to ensure quality standards across supply chain and Indonesia and APAC. This role requires excellence in supplier management and processes with strict quality control with expertise in QC, Continuous Improvement, Sourcing and Wood Processing.   

This role will also have a 25%-50% travel requirement.

Job Responsibilities
  • Supplier Management: Establish and monitor KPIs, maintain relationships, analyze cost breakdown, and audit safety procedures.
  • Quality Control: Implement procedures, collaborate with suppliers, and conduct audits to ensure compliance with standards
  • Continuous Improvement: Drive initiatives, negotiate for cost reduction, analyze processes, introduce new technology, and optimize efficiency.
  • Sourcing: Evaluate and qualify new suppliers, consider quality and cost-effectiveness.
  • Industrial Equipment Expertise: Evaluate supplier capabilities in equipment and technology for compatibility with quality standards.
  • Wood Processing Knowledge: Apply expertise to evaluate and enhance wood-based product quality, implement best practices.
  • Communication and Collaboration: Align expectations, collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive a culture of quality.
  • Documentation and Reporting: Maintain comprehensive documentation, generate regular reports on supplier quality metrics.
  • Training and Development: Provide support to suppliers, stay updated on industry trends, and mentor supplier team members.
Job Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field.
  • Open to travelling as a work requirement.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar role with a strong background in Quality Control, Supplier Management, Continuous Improvement, Sourcing, Manufacturing Processes, Industrial Equipment, and Wood Processing
  • Proficiency in Indonesian and English, both written and spoken.
For further information or to arrange a confidential discussion, please apply with your updated CV to

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