Supplier Quality Engineer

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    Brackley, United Kingdom

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  • Contact:

    Sinead Watson

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Location:         Brackley, Northampton, Daventry

Salary:             £35 - £40,000 per annum

Key Words:     Supplier Quality Engineer, SQA, APQP, PPAP, Customer Quality,

Supplier Quality Engineer Summary

An opportunity has arisen to join the team of this world-renowned manufacturing business as a Supplier Quality Engineer. You will be responsible for communicating their high-quality standards and requirements to new and existing suppliers.

Supplier Quality Engineer Responsibilities

  • Production supplier approval for product launch
  • Establishing and communicating Pre-production and production supplier requirements
  • Generating goods receiving inspection documents for pre and production phases
  • Perform 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
  • Managing customer quality requirements
  • Monitoring and reporting supplier status against plans for NPI & Production projects

Supplier Quality Engineer Requirements

  • Experience managing teams, target goal setting & tracking to plan
  • Knowledge of ISO/AS quality system requirements
  • Must be a “hands on” individual with a quality mind set for getting it right at first time and be a champion for continual improvement.
  • Attention to detail, analytical and methodical approach to problem solving, excellent document control
  • Capable of handling a diverse range of projects and products simultaneously
  • Must have excellent I.T. skills to maintain various databases and present quality data in the form of departmental reports
  • QA auditing experience
  • Excellent oral, written and report writing skills to all levels

If you are interested in this position, please submit your CV and online form below.