Purchasing Quality Apprentice
Worcester, United Kingdom
4d ago

Company Description

Originally founded in 1962, Worcester became part of the Worldwide Bosch Group in 1996 and we are the UK market leader in domestic boilers.

Our current product range includes gas and oil boilers, hot water cylinders, renewable technologies such as heat pumps and solar water heating systems, as well as controls and accessories.

Our commitment to the highest standards of manufacturing over the last 50 years, has led our boilers to receive coveted Which?

Best Buy awards for nine years running, and for Worcester to receive a Royal Warrant for supplying our boilers to Her Majesty The Queen’s Sandringham Estate.

Our UK headquarters is based in Worcester where all the main functions of the business are located including the manufacturing of gas boilers.

We have a further site in Clay Cross Derbyshire where our oil boilers are manufactured.

Job Description

  • Purchasing Engineering :
  • Ensure that component specifications are understood and agreed by the supply base.
  • Engineering for new product development.
  • Ensure quotations are complete & populate the Total cost of ownership’ tool with data for evaluation.
  • Prepare comparison of quotation’ forms for presentation to the sourcing meeting for supplier nomination.
  • Order initial samples for new parts for both international and locally managed projects.
  • Ensure Initial Sample submissions are complete and delivered on time.
  • Place sample orders to support appliance build milestones.
  • Complete Advanced Quality Planning’ for relevant components.
  • Purchasing Quality :

  • Raising and processing non-conformance notifications as necessary.
  • Raising goods returns notes and returning parts to suppliers as necessary.
  • Operating SAP QM.
  • Dealing with internal cross departmental teams.
  • Dealing with external suppliers as required.
  • Analysis, update and development of Purchase Quality database as necessary.
  • Analysis and investigation of internal and external complaints, parts and products.
  • Create investigation reports as required.
  • Operate, improve and develop Laboratory test equipment as necessary.
  • Provide technical support to production and other departments regarding non-conformances.
  • Qualifications

  • Maths and Science GCSE grade B or above.
  • Level 3 in Engineering or equivalent further education courses, Other qualifications / appropriate industrial experience may be considered for admission on an individual basis.
  • Computer literate and proficient user of Microsoft Office packages (Word, Excel, Outlook etc)
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels / functions within the business.
  • Highly self-motivated, excellent communication and analytical skills
  • Apply
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