Commodity Chemical Manager (m/f)
Supplier Quality Assurance

Your Profile

  • Degree in Physics, Plastic, Mechanical Engineering or an equivalent education
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in injection plastic and tools within the automotive industry
  • Knowledge in components qualification as well in process audits (preferred VDA6.3)
  • Knowledge in finishing, e.g. painting and metallization, is welcome
  • Additionally knowledge and experience in APQP Management, quality norms and in problem solving methods (8D, 5 whys, Ishikawa, etc.) are mandatory
  • Ability to think independently, good communications skills, own initiative, leadership and high energy to deliver
  • Fluent English is a must, German and Italian would be an advantage
  • Willingness to travel

Your Responsibilities

  • Organize the introduction/qualification of the new suppliers/technologies with the support from the team
  • Maintain the suppliers panel as the commodity strategy in cooperation with Purchasing
  • Guarantee the availability of the Quality Agreement for all suppliers from the Commodity Chemical
  • Participate and support actively the sourcing process
  • Define and implement suppliers quality performance improvement and experience capitalization programs
  • Organize implementation of best practices in the suppliers processes
  • Perform and coordinate process audits as well Run@Rate within the SQA Community
  • Support the organization in case of escalation
  • Develop technical competencies of the team

Your benefits in our company

  • Very good working conditions and friendly working atmosphere in an international environment
  • Extensive professional and personal development opportunities
  • Attractive wage payment and company pension schemes


You‘re interested? We’re looking forward to receive your online application.

For any further queries about the job description, please contact Mr Tarnowski from the department, phone number +49 7121 35-30259.


Automotive Lighting Reutlingen GmbH
Tübinger Straße 123
72762 Reutlingen