Supplier Requirements

Basis for Trust and Quality

Our challenge is the long-term and sustainable economic success of Kiekert. For this, we want to build on our position as a technology and world market leader for automotive closure and comfort systems. This means: Developing new technologies and products, using competitive advantages, and fulfilling the highest quality and safety standards. To satisfy these high standards we demand from ourselves, we need qualified and innovative suppliers. Therefore, we are looking for high-capacity suppliers for individual components, machines and also services that allow us to hold our product quality to the highest level for years to come. Our most important criteria for a successful supplier partnership:


  • Global positioning and the ability to supply all international Kiekert locations
  • Technically qualified service offerings and extensive competitive ability in terms of price, quality, innovation, punctuality and flexibility as well as cost transparency throughout the entire supply chain
  • Constant willingness for cost reduction and transparency as well as production increase
  • Capability for development partnership, for innovations and continuous product and process improvement
  • Living and operating under the 0 error principle
  • Use of the most effective and most modern testing technologies and methods
  • Knowledge about EMPB handling, IMDS processes, component testing options, REACH
  • Consideration of logistics system, the internet and just-in-time delivery modalities
  • Willingness to deduct from deliveries/services on credit
  • Process assurance in terms of possible emergencies (risk management, insurance services)
  • Recognition of our procurement conditions
  • Adherence to our Supplier Code of Conduct


We look forward to a successful supplier partnership!