Supplier Quality Engineer

Requisition ID:  35252

Leça do Balio, Grande Porto, PT

Work experience:  Professional
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Family:  Quality, Health, Safety and Environment


Vestas Factory

Professional | Full-Time | Quality, Health, Safety and Environment

Are you ready to use your technical and leadership skills to develop and promote supplier quality & HSE strategy within a global team of truly motivated professionals? Does sound like a great opportunity? Do not hesitate and apply.


Manufacturing and Global Procurement > COO MED > Supplier Quality & Development MED

This position is part of the Supplier Quality & Development in Vestas MED region, which coordinates SQ&D activities and ensures the highest focus on quality, safety, and the environment when developing and implementing the different category strategies while not compromising on agreed processes and the lowest total cost of ownership. The key task is the strategic and operational development of key suppliers in South Europe, Turkey, Middle East & Africa region by performing site audits, supplier assessments, and coordinating QSE improvement projects to enforce high supplier performance, zero incidents, and reduce the number of non-conformities. The SQ&D Department is part of a matrix organization covering global and regional demands collaborating with multiple internal functions i.e. procurement, engineering, manufacturing facilities, service & project management.



  • Deploy Vestas Quality, Safety, and Environment Strategy towards external suppliers under hydraulic, mechanical & weldments commodity
  • Secure the APQP and PPAP process including quality assurance safe launch  to secure product and process robustness on time
  • Promote the quality agenda ensuring that quality becomes an integral part of business decisions
  • Coordinate the performance of suppliers on the framework of safety and quality and key indicators on PPM, NCR reduction, CoPQ, TRIR, S&S maturity level
  • Identify the systemic issues & conduct a supplier development plan using a quality toolbox ensuring that suppliers have the capability and capacity to meet current and future business requirements 
  • Promote a continuous improvement mindset and framework  to improve supplier maturity



  • Master’s or bachelor's degree in mechanical, process, metallurgical, or industrial engineering
  • Relevant experience within mechanical, hydraulics and-or  weldments commodities
  • Experience with applying quality assurance & problem-solving tools i.e. FMEA, MSA, 8D, etc.
  • Education or previous experience with Project Management 
  • Previous experience in a similar environment of an international matrix organization
  • Certified auditor/lead auditor ISO or other standards is an added value
  • Six Sigma Green Belt or other quality-safety certifications is an added value



  • Exposure to and or proficiency with APQP-PPAP, component, and process approval including problem-solving skills
  • Good communication skills, oral and written, good meeting facilitator with the ability to work effectively with diverse stakeholders within an international, innovative & cross-functional environment 
  • Motivated personality, independent learning & critical thinking skills - ability to identify and deliver actionable solutions to complex problems
  • Fluency in English


What we offer

Life at Vestas is many things - exciting, rewarding, and fun. There is a can-do, innovative spirit, which inspires us to keep testing the boundaries commercially as well as technologically. Vestas offers a world of opportunities. You will meet people with a broad range of skills, from a variety of cultures. As a member of the Vestas team, we offer an attractive salary and one of the most comprehensive benefits plans in the industry. It is the policy of Vestas to afford equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, or national origin.


Additional information 

We look forward to receiving your application as soon as possible, as we will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis. To apply for this opportunity please submit your resume in English. 

About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. 
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 145 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field. 
With 29,000 employees globally, we are a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future. 
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity. 
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