A member of the Japan-based Aisin Aw group (28.000 people worldwide), AW Europe is one of the major suppliers of the European car makers in the field of In-Vehicule Infotainment (IVI), Advanced Driver Systems (ADAS), automatic transmissions and hybrid systems. AW Europe is recognized and appreciated by the major automobile manufacturers for its culture of quality spearheading innovation and long-term partnership with its Customers.
AW Europe is recognized and appreciated by most automobile manufacturers for its culture of quality spearheading innovation and long-term partnership with its Customers based on mutual trust.
We currently employ some 900 people in Belgium on two locations in Braine-l'Alleud (South of Brussels) and Baudour (near Mons).
The Braine-l’Alleud site ensures project management activities, R&D, quality assurance, sales and marketing and support activities. The Baudour center hosts a logistics platform and a mechanical & electronical manufacturing center.
Elsewhere in Europe, AW EUROPE holds a network of resident sites with its main Customers and has two development centers occupying more than 100 people in Germany. Established for more than 25 years on European soil, AW EUROPE has been experiencing a steady growth and recruits new talents in various technical and less technical fields.
AW EUROPE is certified IATF16949 and ISO14001, its yearly turnover exceeds 1 billion €. It stands out by its concern for product and service quality, process efficiency and the satisfaction of employees.
AW EUROPE is an equal-opportunity employer focusing on the quality of work environment in an open spirit that offers employees the best chances to develop their talent and performance.
Based in our Quality Assurance Department in Braine-l’Alleud (South of Brussels), you will be part of a multi national team whose task is to make AWE the market leader for Quality and Customer Satisfaction for Automatic Transmissions.
Our main business is working with European OEMS, ensuring the product Quality through the complete project life-cycle (from concept, development, plant setup and through its whole lifetime).
You will be the key Quality interface with your Customer(s) and liaise with various AW departments (such as Engineering, Manufacturing, Sales) across the world to ensure that the product quality meets Customer requirements.
You will be accountable for leading, coordinating and reporting investigations of field concerns across Europe, from information collection (including vehicle evaluations) until counter-measure implementation. You will also be responsible for warranty cost negotiations with Customers.
An (electro-)mechanical Engineer, you have gained a successful experience in a role as a technical, commercial or quality interface, preferably in an industrial sector with a strong focus on quality.
More specifically, a successful experience as customer/supplier quality interface with a practical knowledge of Quality Core Tools (8D, APQP, PPAP, FMEA, SPC, MSA), IATF norm is a strong asset.
Strong negotiation skills and perseverance to follow and close negotiation topics on the long run.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills (8D, PCDA), with good attention to detail and the ability to ‘think outside the box’
Self-motivated, sense of ownership with strong written & verbal communication skills.
Ability to work as interface between our customers & our mother company located in Japan.
Ability to organise and prioritise effectively ensuring targets and deadlines are met.
Able to work cross functionally at all levels and respond quickly to changing demands backed up with a willingness to learn & voice own opinion.
A good team player who questions the norm and strives to provide solutions
Affinity for automotive technology and experience with measurement on vehicle is an asset
Competent with MS Office – Excel, Word, Powerpoint
Good command of French and English
Willing to travel: 10% of your working time.
- An opportunity to join a friendly team in an international environment within a global group making top technology products for the automotive where quality it the top priority at all times.
- An open-minded, safe, respectful and multicultural environment.
- A modern and conveniently located place of work in Braine-l'Alleud (South of Brussels).
- An attractive offer with competitive fringe benefits.
- The opportunity to make (short) business trips to solve issues on the field with the car dealer network of our Customers.
- Ongoing training and development.