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Continental Supplier Quality Management - Semiconductors - Electronics in New Braunfels, Texas

Supplier Quality Management - Semiconductors - Electronics

New Braunfels, TX


Job Description


Continental Automotive is one of the largest automotive manufacturers in the world and a leader in automated driving. Through our pioneering technologies and services, we’re changing the future of mobility to make it more safe, smart, and sustainable. Our New Braunfels, TX location is seeking a highly self-motivated and detail-oriented Supplier Quality Manager to join our Automotive Central Functions team. The ideal candidate has experience in automotive quality management, semiconductors and is dependable and accountable.

Are you ready to shape the future with us?


• Introduction of electronic components / sensors with focus on sourcing, audit, APQP Safe Launch, PPAP and PSW.

• Initiation and introduction of the preferred supplier and components strategy in cooperation with our purchasing organization.

• Introduction and Release of new suppliers worldwide.

• Definition and implementation of quality requirements towards suppliers.

• Managing escalation in case of supplier quality issues and driving improvement activities, root cause analysis and implementation of appropriate counter-measurements at supplier's site.

• Managing of product and process changes (PCN) in cooperation with internal departments and suppliers.

• Conducting supplier quality improvement programs with continuous tracking of the target setting and plan fulfillment (monitoring, analysis, control).

• Supporting our worldwide organization for quality and technology related topics.


• Immediate Benefits

• Paid Time Off

• Tuition & Employee Discounts

• Annual Bonus

• Employer 401(k) Match

• And more benefits that come with working for a global industry leader!

Job Requirements


• Bachelor’s degree in Electronics/Electrical Engineering (or related).

• Minimum 5 years of experience in semiconductor industries

• Knowledge about quality management tools (APQP, PPAP, 8D management, IATF16949, six sigma).

• Experience with semiconductor suppliers, processes and design (e. g. MEMS technologies, Image Sensors, Acceleration Sensors, etc).

• Good experience in quality systems, process audits (VDA6.3) and component qualification.

• Able to lead/facilitate process improvements and suppliers' development.

• Good interpersonal and communication skills (e.g. Business English, Presentations) to interact with external and internal stakeholders.

• Able to work independently and travel frequently (e.g. SE-Asia, China, Japan & Europe).


• 10+ years of experience in semiconductor industries and automotive quality management.

5 + years of experience in the automotive industry

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About Continental

Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2020, Continental generated sales of €37.7 billion and currently employs around 235,000 people in 58 countries and markets. In 2021, the company celebrates its 150th anniversary.

Job Category



United States


Automotive Cross Divisional Functions

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