Supplier Development Engineer (SDE)

GNUTTI CARLO S.p.A. company is structured in two divisions: POWERTRAIN, specialized in heavy duty engine components and fuel injection parts and LIGHT METAL, specialized in HPDC aluminium parts. GNUTTI footprint is developed in Europe (Gnutti Carlo Spa Headquarters in Maclodio – Italy, 3 plants in Sweden, 2 plants in China, 1 plant in India, 1 plant in USA, 2 plants in Canada, 1 plant in Czech Republic).

SDE reports directly to Purchasing Manager (PLANT) and coordinated at by Corporate SQA (GROUP).

Essential duties and responsibilities.

Supplier evaluation and monitoring (supplier audits)
Development and monitoring of supplier’s products and processes
Scouting of potential suppliers
Supplier visits, audits
Participation in Customer claim management (Problem Solving)
Responsibility for management of all supplier claims
Develop supply agreements in coordination with the Corporate SQA
Management of issues and follow up relative to quality/technical aspects for supplier’s products and processes
Develop and maintain all Supplier Management Policies and Practices for Gnutti. These Policies and Practices should comply with the requirements of IATF16949
Participation to Material Cost Reduction Program


Experience in automotive sector (3 years)
Good knowledge of auditing practise (IATF 2nd party auditor training, VDA6.3 training*)
Good knowledge of materials and commodities (cast iron, steel, castings, forgings, special components,)
Good knowledge of massive heat treatments and surface treatments (plating, coating, impregnation, etc.)
Good knowledge of technical drawings
Significant knowledge of quality system
Technical background with knowledge of manufacturing processes – casting, machining (preferred)
Fluent English
The ideal candidate has a degree in mechanical engineering


Problem solving attitude
Target oriented
Attitude to team working
Available to frequent business trips



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