Supplier Development Engineer (m/f/d)

Localisation site : Crailsheim

Contract : Permanent position

We are looking for a Supplier Development Engineer (m/f/d) to support our team.


The main task is to check and ensure that suppliers' systems, processes and manufacturing capabilities meet YANMAR's requirements.

  • Promote supplier selection through qualification processes/audits.
  • Evaluate the capabilities of new and existing suppliers to meet product specifications, target costs, quality requirements, capacity requirements and our ISO9001 and ISO14001 requirements and other applicable customer and internal requirements.
  • Based on the outcome, prioritisation of preferred suppliers
  • Improvement of supplier performance through PDCA measures
  • Drive improvements through lean methodologies, supplier scorecards and own supplier audits, ensuring supplier compliance while driving systematic problem solving and process improvement plans
  • Provide technical expertise to the business and suppliers in resolving technical/process issues related to product deliveries and test equipment
  • Analyse supplier risk levels and propose risk mitigation measures for suppliers and YANMAR teams to meet the company's strategy and project and serial production targets


  • Completed university studies in the field of manufacturing engineering or supplier quality or a comparable degree.
  • Several years of professional experience in supplier quality management/manufacturing
  • Confident in dealing with customers and suppliers
  • Qualification as an auditor or confirmed auditor
  • Good command of written and spoken English
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • IT skills (MS-Office, Excel and Oracle) as well as an independent way of working
  • Ability and willingness to travel 50% is required

Message in case there are no offers

We are always listening to people who have a passion for the construction industry and an interest in the Yanmar family. If we do not publish any vacancies or do not list a specific opportunity that fits your profile, send us your initiative application.