Supplier Quality Engineer
Kelly Services Inc
Newcastle Upon Tyne , GB
1d ago

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.

Key Responsibilities

  • 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).
  • Computer literate.
  • Excellent communicator both written and oral.
  • Knowledge of quality tools (APQP, PPAP, MSA, SPC, FMEA, PCC).
  • Auditing skills.
  • Data analysis.
  • 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.
  • Salary :

    Circa £35,000 plus comprehensive benefits package.

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