Supplier Quality Engineer

Job Description

Supplier Quality Engineer

£35K

Based in Portsmouth (50% of time travelling in UK and Internationally)

Permanent


Our client requires an experienced Supplier Quality Engineer, the company is based in the Portsmouth area, but you would need to travel in the UK and Internationally for 50% of the time.


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Supplier Quality Engineer

£35K

Based in Portsmouth (50% of time travelling in UK and Internationally)

Permanent


Our client requires an experienced Supplier Quality Engineer, the company is based in the Portsmouth area, but you would need to travel in the UK and Internationally for 50% of the time.


Knowledge, skills and abilities:

· Degree qualified in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent with minimum relevant experience of 5 years is preferable.

· Proven background in Supplier Quality Assurance, having worked with supply chain to OE Manufacturers.

· Thorough understanding of Quality Management methods e.g. APQP, PPAP, SPC, FMEA, 8D.

· Experience of operational management, manufacturing and ERP systems, including routings, BOM’s, Concessions, Change requests, etc.

· In depth knowledge of Quality auditing, and regulatory standards for automotive and/or aerospace.

· Good Technical Engineering knowledge, including ability to understand engineering drawing and standards.

· Proven experience of driving root cause and corrective/preventative action with Suppliers.

· Ability to develop realistic work plans, set personal goals that align with company goals.

· Excellent written and verbal communications skills with the ability to represent the company professionally, sharing ideas and information clearly at all levels.

· The ability to communicate clearly and confidently in spoken English, and the ability to read and write complex technical documents in written English.


Personal characteristics

· Ability to operate independently, having a high level of self-motivation, initiative and determination to see a task through to completion.

· A desire and an ability to learn.

· Well-organized and methodical, with a good attention to detail.

· Commitment to delivering a task on time, to a high level of quality, accounting for the needs of colleagues and partners.

· Confidence to represent the company in meetings with suppliers and subcontractors.

· Establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with others both internally and externally, working cooperatively and effectively with others.

· Being flexible and adaptable – willing to perform a variety of activities governed by the changing priorities of the business.

· Operating with integrity, and behaving ethically.


Main Responsibilities:

· Managing and developing suppliers, ensuring optimised levels of quality, cost and delivery performance driving continuous improvement to maximise business performance.

· Complete supplier Quality Management System audits for purposes of approve & maintain, and to work with suppliers to close out any audit findings.

· Work closely with Procurement and Engineering to establish the Supply Chain structure to meet the requirements of the full product lifecycle of products.

· Provide support for product development and NPI, including technical benchmarking, capability assessments, compliances reviews and risk assessment of potential sources of supply.

· Support value engineering and manufacturing process assessment and development activities.

· Support Design for Manufacture and Assembly activities between the company and suppliers.

· Manage quality issues in conjunction with key stakeholders, resolving day to day problems,ensuring effective containment and problem resolution for all non-conformances.

· Introduction of performance review processes including escalation, recovery planning and management reporting.

· Validate design and manufacture, part measurement and testing.

· Coordinate APQP activities, and manage projects with minimum supervision.

· Develop supplier quality standards and practices to enable ontime in full deliveries.

· Engage in the development of improved and new products and provide project support adding technical strength to product development.

· Adopt a work ethic that promotes good customer service.

Job Description

Supplier Quality Engineer

£35K

Based in Portsmouth (50% of time travelling in UK and Internationally)

Permanent


Our client requires an experienced Supplier Quality Engineer, the company is based in the Portsmouth area, but you would need to travel in the UK and Internationally for 50% of the time.


Knowledge, skills and abilities:

· Degree qualified in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent with minimum relevant experience of 5 years is preferable.

· Proven background in Supplier Quality Assurance, having worked with supply chain to OE Manufacturers.

· Thorough understanding of Quality Management methods e.g. APQP, PPAP, SPC, FMEA, 8D.

· Experience of operational management, manufacturing and ERP systems, including routings, BOM’s, Concessions, Change requests, etc.

· In depth knowledge of Quality auditing, and regulatory standards for automotive and/or aerospace.

· Good Technical Engineering knowledge, including ability to understand engineering drawing and standards.

· Proven experience of driving root cause and corrective/preventative action with Suppliers.

· Ability to develop realistic work plans, set personal goals that align with company goals.

· Excellent written and verbal communications skills with the ability to represent the company professionally, sharing ideas and information clearly at all levels.

· The ability to communicate clearly and confidently in spoken English, and the ability to read and write complex technical documents in written English.


Personal characteristics

· Ability to operate independently, having a high level of self-motivation, initiative and determination to see a task through to completion.

· A desire and an ability to learn.

· Well-organized and methodical, with a good attention to detail.

· Commitment to delivering a task on time, to a high level of quality, accounting for the needs of colleagues and partners.

· Confidence to represent the company in meetings with suppliers and subcontractors.

· Establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with others both internally and externally, working cooperatively and effectively with others.

· Being flexible and adaptable – willing to perform a variety of activities governed by the changing priorities of the business.

· Operating with integrity, and behaving ethically.


Main Responsibilities:

· Managing and developing suppliers, ensuring optimised levels of quality, cost and delivery performance driving continuous improvement to maximise business performance.

· Complete supplier Quality Management System audits for purposes of approve & maintain, and to work with suppliers to close out any audit findings.

· Work closely with Procurement and Engineering to establish the Supply Chain structure to meet the requirements of the full product lifecycle of products.

· Provide support for product development and NPI, including technical benchmarking, capability assessments, compliances reviews and risk assessment of potential sources of supply.

· Support value engineering and manufacturing process assessment and development activities.

· Support Design for Manufacture and Assembly activities between the company and suppliers.

· Manage quality issues in conjunction with key stakeholders, resolving day to day problems,ensuring effective containment and problem resolution for all non-conformances.

· Introduction of performance review processes including escalation, recovery planning and management reporting.

· Validate design and manufacture, part measurement and testing.

· Coordinate APQP activities, and manage projects with minimum supervision.

· Develop supplier quality standards and practices to enable ontime in full deliveries.

· Engage in the development of improved and new products and provide project support adding technical strength to product development.

· Adopt a work ethic that promotes good customer service.

Job Summary

Location: Portsmouth
Salary: £35000 - £35000 Per Annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Engineering
Division: Engineering
Date: 23rd April 2020

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Job Summary

Location: Portsmouth
Salary: £35000 - £35000 Per Annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Engineering
Division: Engineering
23rd April 2020

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