Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer

Ricardo Uk Limited
£30k to £37k
29 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The successful candidate will be rewarded with the opportunity to be a key member of a team with a broad remit to support the quality of prototype and pre-production parts across new projects within the Ricardo Global Automotive Group. As a Supplier SQA Engineer you will be responsible for the quality of purchased parts from the existing supplier base and provide support in finding suppliers to better support the business. Working as part of the Procurement team under the guidance of your manager your key objectives will include: - Supplier Quality Assurance activities within the supply chain including: APQP, PPAP, Supplier assessment audit, surveillance visits - Continuous QHSE Auditing of key Suppliers - Creating customer quality requirement documents - Working closely with procurement, design and system engineers - Investigations into Supply chain issues - Raising 8D reports, containing and returning problem parts. - Reporting status against project targets Relevant Experience and Personal Attributes Experience of New Product Introduction, Supplier Quality Assurance or a similar role where skills can be transferred into the supply chain. Preferably within automotive sector but other industries would be considered. - Some knowledge of automotive technology and product development - Working knowledge of ISO9001, ISO14001, and ISO18001. - Experience of continuous improvement tools and techniques - The ability to work as a team or on your own and be self-motivated. - A good communicator with intercultural and interpersonal skills - The ability to communicate and present effectively to suppliers and clients - Tenacity, resilience and focus - Engineering degree/HND and or equivalent experience - Full driving licence This role involves travel to suppliers mostly in based the UK and also with some occasional international travel.
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