Supplier Quality Engineer

Supplier Quality Engineer

Job Title: Supplier Quality Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dorset, England
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 896140_1565280371
Contact Name: Damon Bates
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 08, 2019 17:06

Job Description

Are you an experienced Supplier Quality Engineer who is looking for an exciting new role within the aerospace industry, where you will be driving quality performance, root cause analysis and the on-going development of increased supplier capability?

My client is a leading supplier of critical control solutions, who help customers to increase safety and mission capabilities of their personnel and equipment in extreme environments.

Key Responsibilities

*Work in partnership with the IPT to support the delivery of conforming products to support the business requirements
*Drive supplier non-conformance management and Root Cause Analysis
*Develop suppliers to more effectively support the company
*Drive supplier quality management in line with company control procedures, and relevant regulatory standards e.g. AS/EN 9100
*Ensure quality assurance for new and existing suppliers through audits, source inspections, First Article Inspection sign-off and change control process management
*Development of supplier capability via strategic and tactical improvement activities
*Analyse, track and report discrepancies and corrective actions taken when vendor products are rejected/returned on receipt or failure post acceptance
*Prepare documentation for inspection / test procedures
*Participate in First Article Inspections at Suppliers and Continuous Improvement Projects
*This role will require 25% travel to supplier sites to observe and report on quality systems mainly UK based and Europe

Key Skills & Experiences

*Previous experience as a Supplier Quality Engineer within a technology company (ideally mechanical/aerospace) - Preferred
*Experience working in a supply chain organization - Preferred
*Proven experience of driving root cause corrective / preventive action with Suppliers
*Proven background in Quality Assurance and understanding of quality tools and auditing
*Understanding of key quality standards such as AS/EN 9100 and NADCAP
*Good technical engineering knowledge and ability to read engineering drawings
*Supplier relationship management

Supplier Quality Engineer
Competitive Salary + Benefits

Supplier Quality, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace, Quality Assurance, Supply Chain, Root Cause Analysis, RCA, Quality Tools, Corrective/Preventive Action, Quality Standards, Auditing, Engineering Drawings, Supplier Relationship Management, Defence, Security Clearance, AS/EN 9100, NADCAP

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading global technology and services innovator, with a great benefits package and numerous career development and learning opportunities available.

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 role is a permanent position.

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