Our Client are a leading engineering business based in the North East. The company currently require a talented Supplier Quality Engineer to join the business.
Purpose of the Role
Develop new and existing suppliers. Use established sourcing selection, APQP, PPAP and problem-solving tools to ensure repeatable parts of the required standard.
This role reports directly to the Group Quality Manager.
Ensure new suppliers are aware of Company's Group standards and expectations.
Develop new suppliers to enable them to satisfy company group requirements.
Link with all sites across the group.
Lead problem solving activities to ensure root cause is established and corrected / prevented from re-occurrence.
Instigate proactive actions to enable supplier to improve their quality performance.
Provide guidance and or training on Company Group standards, quality tools and problem solving as necessary.
Recognise suppliers that perform better than expectations.
Travel to all group sites.
Skills and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree required preferably Electrical Engineering or other engineering / electrical discipline (or equivalent).
Excellent communicator both written and oral.
Knowledge of quality tools (APQP, PPAP, MSA, SPC, FMEA, PCC).
Experience working in an electrical manufacturing environment.
Lean Tools / Six Sigma Problem Solving experience preferred.
Microsoft Project experience preferred.
Understanding of product data management system and ERP preferred.
Core Tools APQP, PPAP experience preferred.
Circa £35,000 plus comprehensive benefits package.