Supplier Development Engineer

Orion Electrotech Ltd
£40000.00 - £50000.00 pa + CAR + PHC +++
08 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Supplier Development Engineer

12 Month Fixed term Contract - CAR included

Extensive Benefits for Supplier Development Engineer include: CAR + Private Health + Good Pension + Life Assurance + 25 days holiday + Sick pay + a full range of flexible benefits

Due to continued growth and success, this global design, development and manufacturing organisation are seeking an experienced Supplier Development Engineer to undertake a key role in development of supplier performance.

This is a highly autonomous, customer facing Supplier Development Engineer's role which necessitates strong engineering and commercial acumen. The ability to undertake regular national and travel to supplier sites will be an essential requirement of the role.

With a proven background in Engineering (likely to be Manufacturing Engineering or Quality Engineering) within an electro-mechanical or mechanical manufacturing environment as Supplier Development Engineer you will have responsibility for:

Regularly attending supplier production facilities to ensure product and process conformance and on time delivery of quality components (this will be in the UK)
Working with and developing poorly performing suppliers
Supporting Engineering with complex supplier issues
Driving continuous improvement activities with suppliers, engineering and production
Working with suppliers to develop the use of appropriate quality tools (including process capability, FMEA, 8D, fool proofing, DOE, SPC, FAI and PPAP)
Embedding process and / or product change into the supply chain

To succeed in this role, you will need to have proven experience within an engineering environment (ideally electro-mechanical or mechanical) coupled with proven supplier management / development expertise. Time served apprentice background or HND/ degree level engineering qualification ideally sought. A sound working knowledge of lean principals and their application (such as 8D, PPAP and APQP) however is essential.
The ability to deliver change within the supply chain and coach and train others and build strong relationships is also essential.

This is a highly autonomous, customer facing role which necessitates strong engineering and commercial acumen. A full, clean driving licence and the ability to travel regularly (UK based) to supplier sites will be an essential requirement of the role.

Likely to suit individuals with a background as (but not limited to) Supplier Development Engineer, Supplier Engineer, Supplier Quality Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Production Engineer, NPI Engineer, Lean Systems Engineer, Six Sigma Engineer, Supplier Development Manager or SQA Engineer or similar

Orion Electrotech Ltd acts as both an Employment Business and Employment Agency and complies with the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations Act 2003.

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