Lead Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer

Lead Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer

Job Title: Lead Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Weybridge, Surrey
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 896029_1562240884
Contact Name: Bradley Baxendale
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 04, 2019 12:48

Job Description

The Lead Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer's role will be to lead and develop the supplier quality assurance team with a focus on supplier development and continuous improvement throughout our Supply Chain. The Lead Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer's role will also ensure adherence to quality management system processes, customer requirements, quality standards and contractual obligations.

As part of your role you will be responsible for:

*Create and deliver a supplier quality assurance strategy that is fit for purpose, that delivers high levels of performance for current and future projects underpinning the strategic plan.
*Lead and support the development of the supplier quality team, focused on continuous improvement and striving for high levels of performance.
*Delivered through structured objectives and PDR discussions.
*Set challenging and stretching targets that the team can achieve to improve the supply chain performance.
*To assure that for the specific scope of supply, the suppliers are selected from the approved supplier list. Where there is no approved list for
*this scope of supply, the objective of supplier quality assurance is to ensure that the suppliers are selected using the relevant process and appropriate criteria.
*To ensure that our client flows down the appropriate contractual and quality requirement to the supply chain to meet the obligations to its customers.
*Identify, understand and ensure compliance to Certification and welding coding from suppliers. Ability to inspect and challenge suppliers in a number of automotive engineering disciplines.
*To understand and comply with Company policies and procedures including, but not limited to, ISO9001 and ISO14001.
*Collaborate and develop supplier capability that delivers value to customer offering.
*Lead and support cost reduction activities through the supply chain, with a focus on

You will have the following experience

*Understanding and reading of engineering drawings and their specifications.
*Speaking directly to customers internal & external/suppliers in a confident manner.
*Proven track record of supplier development in manufacturing and engineering environment.
*Knowledge of welding procedures and processes and visual inspection of welded components and Coding.
*Knowledge of ISO and AQAP (NATO) procedures.
*Strong approach to processes and implementation of improvements.
*Strong negotiation and influencing skills.
*Ability to construct strong and robust arguments.
*Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma and other TQM methodology.
*PC skills word, excel, report writing and use of SAP One Business Systems.

Title: Lead Supplier QA Engineer
Pay Rate and Bens: Attractive
Location: Weybridge, Surrey

Key Skills: Quality Engineering, Quality Assurance, Supplier Quality, Auditing, Suppler relationship, Stakeholder engagement, Engineering, Welding, Fabrication, Fabricating, Fabricate, Defence, Aerospace, Automotive, Military, Government

If you are a good match, then please apply with a CV to learn more about this truly fantastic opportunity to work for a market leader who has an enviable reputation.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a permanent role

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.