Continental Corporation Global Category Manager, Supplier Quality Management in Singapore, Singapore

About Continental With sales of €39.2 billion in 2015, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide and currently employs more than 215,000 employees in 55 countries. The Automotive Group with its three divisions Chassis & Safety (sales of approx. €8.4 billion in 2015, roughly 40.000 employees), Powertrain (sales of approx. €7.1 billion in 2015, roughly 35,400 employees) and Interior (sales of approx. €8.2 billion in 2015, roughly 40,500 employees) achieved sales of approximately €23.7 billion in 2015. The Automotive Group is present in more than 170 locations worldwide. As a partner to the automotive and commercial vehicle industry, it develops and produces innovative products and systems for a modern automotive future in which cars provide individual mobility and driving pleasure consistent with driving safety, environmental responsibility, and cost-efficiency.

Auto req ID 67537BR

Job Title Global Category Manager, Supplier Quality Management

Country Singapore

Posting Location Singapore

Job Description


• Implement Zero Defects Culture in the Global Category Passive

• Secure “Best in Class” consistent and sustainable supplier quality performance to support perfect launches and no spills in order to contribute to reach the Continental, Division, Business Unit, Category Business­ and Quality targets.

• Manage the SQM Global Category Passive team.

• Leading the team and ensure the respective competence, skill development, and resources planning.

• Advanced Quality Planning: Components introduction to PLC requirements, APQP Management.

• Supplier & Components Quality Management and Release: Supplier quality assurance along the complete process chain, supplier release and technology release; drive and implement preferred supplier and component strategy.

• Supplier Strategy/Category Management: define global category quality strategy and improvement programs, define and implement quality category requirements, rollout GQA and QPR.

• Escalation Management.

• Supplier Quality Management Systems and Objectives: Implement and drive the defined supplier quality management system (procedures, guidelines and tools), define & drive supplier improvement programs, lessons learned & read across

• Audits: secure implementation and compliance to ISO/TS and VDA standards

• Reporting according to SQM Standards.

Job Requirements


• University degree in electrical engineering or science

• Several years of experience in automotive industry(or relevant), in the field of quality, preferably in supplier quality management

• Deep Knowledge in Quality policies, systems and processes; Quality assurance, Product safety issues and Risk Management

• Knowledge in the category of Passive Components will be highly appreciated

• Experience in leading several global teams and developing team members (Leading Leaders)

• Good Communication Skillset

• Several years of working in an intercultural work environment

• Strategic, profit and quality oriented handling

• Act as a decision maker

• Lead Changes proactively

• Enjoys leading and steering challenging topics in a problem solving oriented way

• Willingness to travel internationally

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