Job ref no.: CT3124743-01#0400

Supplier Development Engineer--Component

Standard Motor Products (Hong Kong) Limited

Department    International Procurement Office:
Reports to:    General Manager
Responsible for (subordinates):    Procurement service for SMP Corporation

Job Purpose:

  • Responsible for overall technical procurement / sourcing functions for automotive components in the Far East region for SMP Subsidiary companies
  • To ensure the supplier can meet SMP’s requirement on product development specification and delivery schedule

Key Accountabilities:

  • Technical procurement/sourcing functions for automotive components in the Far East region.
  • Liaison between USA Engineers & Chinese tooling manufacturers to resolve tooling development issues during design stage and sample submission stage.
  • Work with suppliers so they have comparable inspection methods to SMP
  • Ensure quality of tools from manufacturer and oversee tool trials that can meet SMP product development schedule.

Job Context:

  1. Coordinate with suppliers and US during quotation & product development stage
  2. Assist suppliers to resolve / clarify technical issues during quotation & product development and product qualification
  3. Work with suppliers to effectively resolve any dimension/inspection concerns which may arise during the mass production of the product
  4. Develop source for plastic mould tools and stamping tools for SMP subsidiary companies in the States and on-site tool inspection / buy-off
  5. Develop source for automotive components, industrial electro-mechanical parts and electronic control modules for the repair markets
  6. Project management for tooling development, first article / sample submission and components delivery schedule for all EPO projects
  7. Perform all other duties as required by the Company

Minimum Education & Experience:

  • Degree holder in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Quality Engineering or related disciplines
  • Experience or knowledge in plastic mold & metal stamping die tool design, preferably with hands on experience on manufacturing or sourcing molds & die
  • Experience in plastic molding processes using Engineering Plastics such as PBT, PET & Nylon
  • Have knowledge in Quality Management System, such as ISO9000 & TS16949
  • Able to use Pro-E, AutoCAD, UG and Microsoft Office software
  • Able to read, review & recommend changes to mold/die designs
  • Understand the interaction between product design, tool design and process conditions
  • Suppliers contact in China for automotive parts will be an added advantage.
  • Strong in analytical and problem solving skill and time management
  • Detail-oriented and good communication skill
  • Good command of written & spoken English, Cantonese and Putonghua
  • Able to work independently and under pressure
  • Frequent Travel to China / Taiwan (Training in USA)

Attractive remuneration will be offered to the successful candidate.  Please apply with full resume, current & expected salary, contact telephone number to:

Standard Motor Products (Hong Kong) Ltd.

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Job ref no. CT3124743-01#0400
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Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
Career Level
  • Middle management level
  • Degree