Supplier Quality Engineer

Supplier Quality Engineer

Job Title: Supplier Quality Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 895116_1535725306
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 31, 2018 15:21

Job Description

Your experience in Quality Assurance and knowledge of supply chain audit and management, will play a crucial part in ensuring on-going Quality management of the supply chain and that requirements are being met for a leading company in the naval and defence electronics industry. As a Supplier Quality Engineer, you will provide an independent monitoring function for compliance with airworthiness and customer requirements.

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

About the Job:

The client requires a Supplier Quality Engineer to ensure on-going Quality management of the supply chain. This job includes:

*Perform a Quality Assurance (QA) function throughout the complete supply chain
*Be prepared to travel to meet the requirements of the role
*Perform Quality audits/assessments
*Provide an independent monitoring function for compliance with airworthiness and customer requirements
*Support in the planning, managing and carrying out a schedule for audits and assessments
*Manage completion and effectiveness of Corrective and Preventative measures
*Engage with other supply chain stakeholders
*Support in the identification and resolution of any issues relating to items provided by suppliers across the business
*Identification and co-ordination of any investigations arising from Quality issues through to their documented conclusion, with supporting root cause analysis and solutions to prevent re-occurrence
*Coordination of QA activities in relation to supplier source changes
*Ensuring that suppliers continue to demonstrate compliance to the Quality control requirements for suppliers and subcontractors procedure
*Ensuring Quality measures with associated targets are maintained for supply chain quality performance, as well as process measures at the supplier
*Provide training in Quality, Process improvement and airworthiness matters
*Develop and support of a business improvement culture and associated activities e.g. process mapping, lean, etc.
*Support in demonstrating compliance to company processes and documented procedures to ensure a robust Quality Management System is in place throughout the business
*Assist with the maintenance of company approvals e.g. EASA, FAR, ISO, etc. to maintain airworthiness
*Assist with the generation of Quality Plans and proposals

About You:

As an experienced Supplier Quality Engineer you will have a proven range of Quality/Business Improvement experience and be a trained Quality Auditor. You will need proven experience working within a quality management system and knowledge of manufacturing environments and working with a supply chain. Experience of liaising with internal and external customers is needed and you will preferably have worked within an aerospace organisation.

Supplier Quality Engineer
Salary negotiable

Keywords: Supplier, Supply chain, Quality, Quality assurance, QA, Audit, Root cause, EASA, FAA, ISO. Quality management system, QMS.

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.