Suzhou, CN

Function:  Supply Chain Management
Job Category:  Other

Supplier development engineer

Wärtsilä is an innovative technology company known for being a forerunner in the Marine and Energy markets. Every day, we – Wärtsilians - put our hearts and minds into turning Wärtsilä's purpose of enabling sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services into reality. Our ultimate aim is to provide increased value to both our customers and society. New, game-changing ideas and continuous improvement have been part of our DNA since 1834. Together, we can create new business opportunities and more sustainable future that we can all be proud of. 

We want to transition the world towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. By pushing the boundaries of engineering and technology, we can make it work. We are always on the lookout for future-oriented talent – want to join the ride?

Your main responsibilities are

  • Develop and execute Supplier Development actions for specific scope of supply, mainly focus on LRP project, casting, forging components.
  • Supplier performance monitoring and guidance
  • Responsible for Quality, Delivery and Cost activities utilizing defined Supplier Development tools (e.g. supplier audit, WPAP, PQAP)
  • Execute supplier audits and audit follow-up according to supplier audit plan
  • Gather and analyze supplier performance data
  • Support suppliers with their operational efficiency / organizational growth / product improvement and development initiative
  • Develop and execute Supplier Development action plan for supplier improvements as assigned
  • Assess and follow up the suppliers’ quality management systems and Supplier Management System (VMS) rating
  • Participate in the development of Wärtsilä’s tools and procedures for Supplier Development & participation in assigned development projects

You will shine in this role when you have:

  • 5-8 years’ experience of SDE, SQE role in mechanical.
  • Familiar with Forging, Casting is necessary.
  • Bachelor’s degree or above.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good spoken and written English.
  • Accepts frequency business travelling..

Why you and us 

We have an amazing team and a clear purpose to exist. We are passionate about the work we do and hope to find a colleague with a shared passion for smart technologies and a sustainable future.

All our employees are encouraged to utilise the variety of training activities, learning solutions and self-study materials that we have to offer which supports the opportunity to further develop your talents and competencies within a very global working environment, in an ambitious and growth orientated organisation. 


Contact & next steps

Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application 14th August 2024 by submitting your application through our careers portal. Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Please reach out to Tina Zheng, Talent Acquisition Specialist (tina.zheng@wartsila.com) with any questions related to this position. (only for questions from direct job applicants, applications through email will not be recorded or responded to)

Please apply by 14th August 2024 at 23:59 Chinese Standard Time. Our recruiting tool recognizes the time zone where the job ad has been published and closes the application period according to same time zone.

Last application date: 14/08/2024 


At Wärtsilä we value, respect and embrace all our differences, and are committed to diversity, inclusion and equal employment opportunities; everyone can be their true self and succeed based on their job-relevant merits and abilities. 


This is Wärtsilä 

Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. Our team of 17,800 professionals, in more than 280 locations in 79 countries, shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. Read more on www.wartsila.com