Supplier Quality Engineer

Supplier Quality Engineer
Full Time – Permanent
£32,000 -£33,000

Are you experienced dealing with high volume manufacturing?

Are you driven and looking for your next role for your career?

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who can demonstrate a positive and proactive approach to daily work and tasks and be proactive in recommending improvements to existing working mechanical methods. You should have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, diligent with good attention to detail and able to work on own initiative and in a team environment.

What’s in it for you?

  • Life assurance cover
  • Subsidised café
  • Training and career development provided
  • On-site medical advice
  • Staff discount
  • 23 days annual leave plus BH (Including shut down periods)
  • Performance-related bonus pay

What will you be doing:

  • Collaborate with suppliers and identify improvement opportunities and lead successful implementation of projects to improve quality/capability/productivity whilst reducing variability using six sigma methodology and lean techniques.
  • Analyse supplier daily defect data and lead comprehensive investigations to identify root cause failure mode, cause of occurrence and cause of outflow using 8D methodology.
  • Drive supplier continuous improvement activities through visits, audits, and video meetings to reduce supplier defect PPM in line with weekly indexes and department/business plan objectives.
  • Drive supplier performance to identify nonconformances and drive supplier process improvement, root cause analysis, and robust corrective action/preventive action.
  • Identify and drive supplier audit visits to ensure manufacturing processes, work instructions and process inspection criteria is sufficient, systematically controlled and operationally effective to ensure satisfactory product.
  • Provide Quality guidance and support to suppliers to ensure process and component compliance to company drawings and specifications.
  • Drive SQE-related activities within new product introduction (NPI) process to understand design intent and technical requirements and to ensure SQE NPI deliverables on supplier and part qualification are accurate and delivered on time.
  • Ensure effective containment for Quality, both internally and at the supplier.
  • Drive continuous improvement activities within the department to improve the incoming inspection, containment, and rework processes.
  • Communicate effectively, ensuring any problem that may affect production is escalated to Manager level in a timely manner.
  • Provide daily supervision and support to the Goods Inward team.

What We’re After?

  • A degree or equivalent within an engineering discipline
  • GCSE English and Maths Grade C equivalent
  • Proven experience in supplier quality
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Team player

Job Information

Job Reference: SN-JOB-3149_1673963526
Salary From: £32000
Salary To: £33000
Job Industries: Engineering
Job Locations: Telford, Shropshire
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Quality Engineer, PPM, continuous Improvement, Supply Chain, 8D, Six Singma

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