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Assistant Manager, Supplier Quality


Job Field: Procurement
Location: Shanghai, CN, 200000
Company: BASF Asia Pacific
Job Type: Experienced
Job ID: EN_CN_25163

We are the world's leading chemical company because we offer intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. We have over 110,000 employees connecting around the world. For you, this means an almost unlimited range of job opportunities, career development and lots of potential to continue learning . At BASF we believe strongly in the power of connected minds.


BASF has been a committed partner to Great China since 1885. With major investments in Nanjing, Shanghai and Chongqing, BASF is one of the largest foreign investors in the Chinese chemical industry, and maintains the BASF Asia Pacific Innovation Campus in Shanghai as a research and development hub for the Asia Pacific region. Objectives

  • Responsible to lead the supplier quality audit for BASF coating business and supplier improvement
  • Leading the regional joint quality management project with suppliers
  • Responsible to develop the supplier quality management system in Asia

Main Tasks

  • Expert in supplier quality audit (ISO9001, TS16949, crater, risk, etc.), provide relative crater training internally or to supplier; set the supplier audit list according to raw material priority and finish the audit task on time; good communication skills to internal shareholders and suppliers to ensure their support for plant audit; understand well about the audit focus and take the lead role during whole audit process; summarize the audit report and track the improvement from the supplier.
  • Actively communicate with local & global TU team and global expert for audit experience sharing; build up the work flow process and file the reports of supplier audit; support customer audits in case it comes to new raw material suppliers introduction.
  • Lead the cross function project team together with internal stake holders and external suppliers to build up the aligned quality methods of coating raw materials; expert to discuss with suppliers about spec agreement.
  • Work with plant Quality Control team to establish supplier evaluation system, based on these results proposition on new supplier audits.
  • Regional coordinator for relative quality management of in-house tolling projects.
  • Frequent travel (ca. 30% of working time) within China needed, travel to other Asian countries according to business request.


  • Education: Bachelor or above degree with major on Chemistry or Chemical engineering.
  • Working Experience: >3 years working experience in process technology or quality management in automotive coatings and/or raw materials, understand well about coating application, technology and coatings formulation.
  • Fluent English communication skills.
  • Value-added Technical & Professional Knowledge: 1. ISO9001/TS16949 certified auditor.

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