Supplier Quality Development Engineer

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Date: 22-Oct-2021

Location: Shanghai, China

Company: Alstom

Req ID:161963 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  



What are my responsibilities?

 General speaking, you will Development of Suppliers’ capability to produce good components for Alstom Transport


You are responsible for:

  • Assure a clear GO/NOGO Panel of the new suppliers in a time frame defined based on Supplier development: start & raise.
  1. IRIS, ISO or Quality System
  2. Process Audit “Generic”
  3. Co-Development audit if need
  4. Sustainable Development Audit if need
  5. Quality and Sustainable Development Charters


  • Develop the new suppliers in Quality until a Business Awarded.
  1. Ensure that the general process audit is performed on the relevant commodities
  2. Ensure that the general and special process audit follow-up audits are performed
  3. Ensure that process audit are performed on a preventive way
  4. Validate the industrial process of the catalogue products, (Painting, Welding, Wiring, Brazing…etc special processes)


  • Ensure the Supplier Quality Development1.
  1. To lead the yellow and red supplier improvement action plan; monitor the progress and report the central team regularly till the supplier move out the situation.
  2. To propose each key supplier global improvement action plan after analysis the supplier performance by the different quality tools;
  3. To conduct the related quality tool training to the related supplier and guide the daily application in the supplier site;
  4. To fix the supplier global improvement action plan with supplier and notice the related team and push the supplier to close the action plan on time (with related KPI);
  5. To set up the supplier REX and support on the SPQD to apply the REX is the different projects;
  6. Promote key supplier use of PFMEA & control plan quality tools in the production process;
  7. To have the sense of urgency & importance to take the job;


  1. Monthly Domain / Commodity review with Procurement for Train Sub System Domain
  2. Annual Supplier Improvement plan based on performance analysis
  3. Participate actively to QCD meetings
  4. Follow and support for the problem solving of K1/K2/Critical/Safety related issues
  5. Regular Quality Reviews with Key Suppliers
  6. Global performance animation internally on main KPI’s
  7. Drives action plan improvement
  8. Assures that REX are taken into account on the new developments
  9. Must be in constant touch with his colleagues (SPQD Engineer/ SQA Engineer) to define the action to implement in specific suppliers.
  10. Take other proper tasks assigned by company or line manager.


What do I need to qualify for this job?

In this role, you are expected to build effective working relationships across different teams, and to have considerate nature.  


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Above 5-year experience of supplier quality management.
  • Quality tools skilled (QRQC, PFMEA, POKAYUKE, Design of Experiments, Control Plan, PDCA, 8D…
  • Supplier generic audit experience
  • With the knowledge and experience of painting (liquid + powder) or surface treatment knowledge process
  • Oral and written English is fluency
  • Skilful in excel, PowerPoint ….etc. office tools


Preferred Qualifications:

  • French is added
  • Lean 6 sigma knowledge and experience are added
  • Special process knowledge is required. If have good experience in gluing, FPR, wiring,… etc. is preferred.







An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   



Job Type:​Experienced​

Job Segment: Lean Six Sigma, Procurement, Management, Operations