Supplier Quality Engineer

Supplier Quality Engineer

Job Title: Supplier Quality Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wimborne, Dorset
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 894481_1555510677
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 17, 2019 15:17

Job Description

Your experience in Supplier Quality and knowledge of driving root cause analysis with suppliers, will play a crucial part in establishing supplier approval system, conducting audits and improving Supplier Quality Performance and ensuring adherence to Quality Management System requirements. Using your extensive background in Quality Assurance, you will drive root cause analysis and the on-going development of increased supplier capability as well as establishing quality standards for suppliers who are providing materials per specifications.

You will be working for a global leader in state of the art aerospace and defence systems. A corporate benefits package and transparent career development opportunities are on offer within this vibrant environment.

Read on for specifics on the job. To apply click the Apply Now button at the bottom of the page.

About the job:

The client requires a Supplier Quality Engineer to work with the supply chain, managing their approval process and improving their quality performance. This job includes:

*Managing supplier approval processes, identifying, certifying, and auditing suppliers
*Driving supplier quality management in line with company control procedures, and relevant regulatory standards e.g., AS/EN 9100, AS9102
*Driving prioritized supplier non-conformance management and root cause analysis
*Developing suppliers to more effectively support the company at lower costs over time
*Ensure Quality Assurance for new and existing suppliers including audits, source inspections, First Article Inspection sign-off and change control process management
*Ensuring accurate flow down of Quality requirements to suppliers throughout Product Lifecycle
*Improving supplier Quality Metrics by driving improvement plans with suppliers
*Ensuring best practice is adopted within the supply chain to ensure highest levels of product integrity
*Development of supplier capability via strategic and tactical improvement activities.
*Developing, applying, revising and maintaining supplier quality standards.
*Visiting supplier sites to observe quality systems and material manufacture processes.
*Analysing, tracking and reporting discrepancies and corrective actions taken when vendor products are rejected/returned on receipt or fail post acceptance.
*Preparing documentation for inspection/testing procedures.
*First Article Inspections at suppliers
*Continuous Improvement Projects

About You:

To be suitable for the Supplier Quality Engineer job, you will have proven experience of working in a supply chain organization and previous experience as a supplier quality engineer or supplier developer within a technology company (ideally mechanical/aerospace). You will need experience of driving root cause with suppliers and a thorough understanding of Quality tools and techniques. You will need an understanding of key aerospace Quality Standards such as AS/EN 9100, AS9102 and NADCAP as well as Supplier Relationship management and good technical engineering knowledge and ability to read engineering drawings.

Supplier Quality Engineer
Keywords: Supplier quality, Engineer, Root cause, Corrective action, Continuous improvements, ISO 9001, AS 9100, Supplier, Quality, Audit, Aerospace, Aviation.

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 this 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 position.

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