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JOB DESCRIPTION

SUPPLIER QUALITY ENGINEER IN NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

Location Type Salary
Northamptonshire Permanent Excellent Package
  • Reference: 008789
  • Contact: Graham Vockins
  • Tel: 0121 230 1070

Supplier Quality Engineer opportunity with a leading engine and powertrain development organisation.

You will join the team as a Supplier Quality Engineer. Reporting to the Quality Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for communicating high quality standards and requirements to new and existing suppliers, working through problems with them and approving them from a Quality, Capacity and Risk point of view.

Our Client is a global technology business that delivers high performance engine and electronics solutions for customers in the automotive and motorsport sectors. Their motorsport heritage gives them a passion for innovation, performance, and reliability. They are constantly seeking innovative ways to drive higher performances, while striving to deliver the reliability that customers expect.

Supplier Quality Engineer Role:

Series production supplier approval for product launch.
Establishing and communicating Pre-production and production supplier requirements.
Generating goods receiving inspection documents for pre-production and production phases.
Supplier Quality Assurance activities within the supply chain including: APQP, PPAP, Supplier assessment audits and surveillance.
Working closely with purchasing, manufacturing and design engineers to achieve parts that are cost effective, fit for purpose and to a given required quality standard.
Proactive & reactive supplier improvement activities, including problem resolution of parts quality issues using 8D and other automotive industry tools.
Ensuring good control of configuration management with suppliers through product and process changes.
Managing customer quality requirements that are to be cascaded down the supply chain.
Monitoring and reporting Supplier status against plans for NPI as well as Production projects.

Supplier Quality Engineer Requirements:

Must be highly organized, motivated, take-charge individual who has experience managing teams, target goal setting and tracking to plan.
Knowledge of ISO/AS quality system requirements.
Must have energy, enthusiasm, drive and a "can do" attitude.
Must be a hands on individual with a quality mind set for getting it right at first time and have a thrive for continual improvement.
Attention to detail, analytical and methodical approach to problem solving, excellent document control.
Must be extremely organised in order to prioritise multiple tasks and execute them within a timeframe.
Must be able to work on own initiative as well as work within a team.
Capable of handling a diverse range of projects and products simultaneously.
Ability to achieve personal deadlines and contribute to team objectives.
Must have excellent I.T. skills to maintain various databases and present quality data in the form of departmental reports.
QA auditing.
Excellent oral, written and report writing skills to all levels.
Able to effectively communicate to a variety of audiences in an appropriate, meaningful and influential manner.

Applications:

This vacancy is only available to Candidates with relevant experience as detailed in the job description. Due to volume of applications, we are unable to respond to applicants who do not possess the required skills and experience. Recent Graduates who do not have the required level of industry experience need not apply.

Candidates must be authorised to work in the country where this role is located BEFORE making an application.

If you are interested in this position, please contact Graham Vockins on graham@gentecrecruit.co.uk