IFCO Germany / Operations

Senior Engineer Supplier Development (m/f/d)

For our head office in 82049 Pullach near Munich (Germany)

The role is a key resource for the Service Center Operations to be the interface between the company and the supplier, to develop new supply sources and equipment and to improve cost competitiveness. The scope will include all washing machines, automation and handling equipment to be secured for the washing centers of IFCO and related supplier.

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Key responsibilities:

  • You work as a key resource for the Service Center Ops to develop new supply sources, to improve cost competitiveness and be the interface between the company and the supplier
  • You drive the standardization of equipment and innovative technologies throughout IFCO, program management to qualify new components, develop new suppliers to reduce cost, increase capacity, support issues with current suppliers and audit suppliers to ensure process conformance
  • You specify, develop, and validate advanced technology and test equipment
  • You research the external market information and entrepreneurial companies to identify potential sources and suppliers
  • You conduct benchmarking studies to determine best practices/designs and future trends
  • You support IFCO operated plants (plant layout, processes, installations)

We expect:

  • You hold a university degree in industrial engineering or comparable education
  • You gained more than 7 years of experience in supplier development in a high-volume manufacturing environment (e.g. automotive)
  • You are experienced in Sourcing, Engineering, Quality, Manufacturing and program management
  • You have profound knowledge of quality and business systems and experience in developing and implementing vendor qualification
  • Your understanding and interpretation of engineering drawings as well as manufacturing processes is high
  • You are a numerically astute person with strong problem-solving skills and the ability to effect business goals
  • You preferably have a qualification in Lean / Six Sigma or modern manufacturing methods
  • You are fluent in English, German and Spanish language knowledge would be desirable

We offer:

  • A workplace in a sustainable and very crisis-proof industry
  • Bright and modern offices
  • Appreciation and respectful interaction in an international team
  • Flat hierarchies and short decision-making paths
  • Further training opportunities
  • Flexible working hours and the possibility to work mobile
  • Free beverages
  • Company gym
  • Available parking space nearby
  • Easy accessibility by public transport


Please send your application, including your CV in English (mandatory) as well as your desired salary and your earliest possible date of joining to recruiting@ifco.com. We are looking forward to receiving your application.

IFCO Systems GmbH |Zugspitzstr. 7 | D-82049 Pullach | Germany www.ifco.com

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Senior Engineer Supplier Development (m/f/d)

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