Supplier Quality Engineer

Advanced Technical Recruitment
Oxfordshire, Oxford, Abingdon, Wantage, High Wycom
£35000 - £45000/annum c£45k
22 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Supplier Quality Engineer – Instrumentation Manufacturing – Oxfordshire – IM254

Salary / benefits: c£45k, plus car, dependent upon experience

Job Term: Permanent / Full Time

Job Outline:

A leading manufacturer of detection instruments now requires a Supplier Quality Engineer.

You will be responsible for managing all aspects of Supplier Quality, to ensure that direct and indirect spend are as low as possible, whilst maintaining a high level of quality for the purchased components.

Your responsibilities will include to ensure all current policies and procedures meet business requirements. This will include undertaking periodic reviews with suppliers to meet the ongoing requirements of the business, and ensure, my client contractually protected from predictable problems.

You will ensure Root Cause Analysis and implementation of Corrective Actions for supplier related concerns are completed in a timely manner.

Working across all departments you will interface with Research and Development, Manufacturing Engineering, and Operations to support New Product Introduction activities

You will lead the Vendor Quality Technician(s) to ensure that products and processes comply with the relevant requirements of all necessary quality standards and industry regulations

You will deliver continuous improvement actions and run improvement workshops.

In addition you will carry our initial supplier audits for new suppliers, as well as audit existing suppliers on a regular basis.

All areas of Supplier Quality and Supply Chain Performance will fall within your remit, including areas not mentioned in this advert.


Ideally you will be qualified to Degree level in an Engineering or Quality discipline and have significant working experience in Supplier Quality Management, gained within a manufacturing environment.


You will have a proven track record in managing Supplier Quality, with a broad engineering background in the area of electronics, moulding, mechanics and manufacturing.

Experience of using Six Sigma Problem solving tools and methodology is required.

Additional Information:

Candidates MUST be eligible to work and live in the UK. Copies of passports / visa will be requested for verification.

You MUST also have a full and current UK driving licence.

Skills: Quality, Supplier Quality, QMS, Process, Control Plans, FMEA

Location: Oxfordshire, commutable from Oxford, Abingdon, Didcot, Wantage, Reading Aylesbury, High Wycombe and surrounding areas.

To Apply Direct: Please send CV & Covering Letter to Iona Mulligan