Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer

Req ID:  3299
Job Type:  2792

Pune, MH, IN

Feb 23, 2023


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Career opportunity with Burckhardt Compression


We are looking for experienced Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer (SQAE) at GSC to strengthen our team in Pune


Main duties of the function

The aim of this position is to monitor the Quality of products delivered to Burckhardt Compression entities across (BCx) by its suppliers. Based on this monitoring the SQAE suggests and implements improvement plans together with the suppliers and BCAG technical experts to minimise the Quality Costs for BCx and maintain the Quality of Products as required by Burckhardt Compression Group:


  • Monitor and analyse the deviation reports for parts supplied by suppliers to detect trends and necessary actions
  • Define action plan for quality improvement (reduction of deviations) together with suppliers, technical experts from our HQ (Burckhardt Compression AG, Switzerland) and Operational excellence as required and monitor the same
  • Conduct regular supplier audits (QMS / EMS / OHS / Process / Special Process) at suppliers as part of Quality improvement and monitoring
  • Support Business Development group of Global Supply Chain Development in auditing and approving new suppliers in the global supplier market
  • Support local “Operations” in QA & QC related matters
  • Train and support Audit pool in BCx
  • Support to Head of Global Supply Chain Development in Supplier Performance appraisals & Qualifications


The SQAE will report functionally to the Global Supply Chain Development and will be physically located in the GSC, Pune to facilitate close corporation within both functions. The administrative (personnel) reporting of the SQAE will be to the Team Lead QA, GSC, Pune


Education/ experience

  • Completed education in Mechanical Engineering (BE / DME)
  • BE with Min. 8-10 years of experience or DME with min. 10-15 years of experience in field of quality assurance.
  • Experience related to supplier development – specifically casting, forging, machining
  • Knowledge of country-specific regulations (ATEX; DGRL; MRL; GOST)
  • Knowledge about working with classification societies (DNV, GL, Lloyds, ABS, RINA, BV)
  • Knowledge of destructive / non-destructive material testing
  • Knowledge of norms and standards (ISO9001, ISO14001, OHSAS18001 etc.)
  • Good PC skills for MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)
  • Knowledge of SAP (QM, MM) and WAY – (desirable)
  • Advanced technical training (e.g. mach. technician, quality assurance) – (desirable)
  • Experience in Quality Control (measurement technology) – (desirable)


Language skills

  • Command of written and spoken English
  • Knowledge of German language will be added advantage


Special requirements

  • Social and a team player with open, positive thinking, assertive and able to work independently
  • Willingness to travel (ca. 20-30%)
  • Soft skills to work in Matrix and Global organisation


Key performance indicators (KPIs)

  • Quality performance of suppliers (Avoidance / minimisation of Q-Costs)
  • Deviations and Deviation costs for supplier delivered parts
  • Supplier audits for process improvements at existing suppliers & qualification of new suppliers


Why Burckhardt

  • Our flexible working models will allow you to combine private interests with work
  • Open corporate culture
  • GreenCo Gold Winner
  • Performance and appreciation awards
  • Employee Engagement
  • Sports activities and Klib Library


HR Team

Burckhardt Compression India



Burckhardt Compression creates leading compression solutions for a sustainable energy future and the long-term success of its customers. The Group is the only global manufacturer that covers a full range of reciprocating compressor technologies and services. Since 1844, its passionate, customer-oriented and solution-driven workforce has set the benchmark in the gas compression industry.