Supplier Performance Engineer

Recruiter
Omega Resource Group Limited
Location
Northamptonshire
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Supplier Technical Assistance (STA) Engineer
Department:New Model Operations, Quality
Based at:UK wide
Reports to:Lead Engineer, New Model Operations
Job Purpose:
Responsible for developing and delivering quality disciplines relating to vehicle and component design, development and launch for all future vehicles within Our Client. You will be working closely with both the supply base and within the company to ensure new vehicles are delivered to the correct quality, volume and cost.
Key Responsibilities, skills & Background:
Current engineers have a wide range of roles and responsibilities, engaging all areas of the business, from Design, Purchasing, Product Development, Launch Teams, Manufacturing, After Sales, Dealerships and supply Base. Worldwide travel, constant interaction with people and the drive to make the highest quality sports cars in the world requires flexible engineers with good communication and team work skills and a thirst for problem solving.
In the manufacturing plant at head site, engineers bring new products into production through the development of parts, vehicle and supply base. Current engineers also work closely with the manufacturing colleagues and monitor the success of the end product via the After Sales and network of dealerships worldwide. This ensures a wide ranging and absorbing job experience.
*Manage the delivery of off tool, off process 100% accurate parts and final part approval for responsible commodities through Our Clients Part Approval Process
*Use of automotive engineering quality tools (i.e. DFMEA, PFMEA, PPAP, APQP, 8D)
*Confirm supplier manufacturing capacity status and ensure no negative impact to supply and quality during new model launch.
*Work closely with our clients supply base to define improvement plans.
*Drive quality history reviews and campaign prevention related activities to ensure no repeat issues from previous models.
*Agree the vehicle and parts quality requirement with PD, programme, manufacturing and suppliers to exceed customer expectations.

Qualifications and Experience
*Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in teams of various sizes, across all areas and influence the delivery of those teams.
*Experienced problem solver.
*Skills in reliability and robustness engineering.
*Knowledge of Quality Tools and techniques for design.
*High degree of numeracy and knowledge of statistical techniques is also an advantage.
*Proven ability to lead cross functional team meetings and define clear improvement action plans.
*Ability to self-manage and work under pressure to deliver quality, production and engineering requirements and thrive in a dynamic and changing environment.

Omega Resource Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
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