Supplier Quality Commodity Leader (Electrics/Electronics), m./f.

Wabtec Corporation

La Ville-aux-Dames, France


Position summary

t haven’t been done to make yours and someone else's life better? Wabtec has been doing that for decades and we will continue to do so! Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, Wabtec delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Supplier Quality Commodity Leader will manage (with his/her team (2 people)) all necessary activities in Electrics/Electronics in Europe, to ensure best quality performance of suppliers within commodity’s panel of suppliers, in close alignment with the Commodity Lead Buyer(s) and in link to Sourcing strategy.

The Supplier Quality Commodity Leader will drive critical supplier issues in cooperation with Product Lines/ Site Quality, Purchasing and Engineering to ensure proper root cause analysis, corrective action and recovery plan implementation as well as effective cost recovery process from suppliers for COPQ.

To ensure continuous supplier performance improvement, Supplier Quality Commodity Leader will drive development plans for selected suppliers within the assigned commodity (Electrics/Electronics).


Tours (France), Piossasco (Italy), Leipzig or Munich (Germany)


1) Engineering degree in STEM

2) 5 years of experience (minimum) in Supplier quality management

3) Hierarchical management experience in a matrix organization with a global commodity team

4) Supplier audit experience

5) IPC certification mandatory

6) Willing to travel

Quality managers with experience in electronics companies are also welcome.


Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the world’s toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles…people like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.