Supplier Quality Engineer

Supplier Quality Engineer

Job Title: Supplier Quality Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Luton, Bedfordshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 894984_1531488590
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 13, 2018 14:29

Job Description

Your experience in Supplier Quality and knowledge of driving root cause analysis and understanding of key aerospace Quality Standards such as AS/EN 9100 or NADCAP, 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. Leveraging your extensive background in Quality Assurance, you will improve the RCCA process and support development of suppliers to meet process requirements at best cost.

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 role. To apply click the Apply Now button at the bottom of the page.

About the Role:

The client requires a Supplier Quality Engineer to establish quality standards for suppliers who are providing materials for specifications. This role includes:

*Manage supplier approval processes, identifying, certifying, and auditing suppliers,
*Drive supplier quality management in line with company control procedures, and relevant regulatory standards e.g., AS/EN 9100
*Drive prioritized supplier nonconformance management and root cause analysis
*Develop suppliers to more effectively support 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
*Ensure accurate flow down of Quality requirements to suppliers throughout Product Lifecycle
*Improve supplier Quality Metrics by driving improvement plans with suppliers
*Ensure 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.
*Develops, applies, revises and maintains supplier quality standards.
*Visits supplier sites to observe quality systems and material manufacture processes.
*Analyses, tracks and reports discrepancies and corrective actions taken when vendor products are rejected/returned on receipt or fail post acceptance.
*Prepares documentation for inspection/testing procedures.
*Participates in First Article Inspections at suppliers
*Participates in Continuous Improvement Projects

About You:

*Experience working in a supply chain organisation, preferably as a supplier quality engineer or supplier developer.
*Previous experience as a supplier quality engineer or supplier developer within a technology company (ideally mechanical/aerospace)
*Proven experience of driving root cause with Suppliers
*Proven background in Quality Assurance and thorough understanding of Quality tools and techniques
*Understanding of key aerospace 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
Home based with travel to clients around Stansted / Luton
Competitive salary

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.