Supplier Quality Engineer

Recruiter
Futures
Location
Doncaster
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client, a market leading manufacturing business in South Yorkshire, are looking for a Supplier Quality Engineer. The appointed Supplier Quality Engineer will have a good practical understanding of generic quality principles and at least two years' experience in a solely supplier quality focused role. PPAP experience is required. There will be occasional travel to suppliers. Supplier Quality Engineer - Role & Responsibilities - Quality Engineer / PPAP / Supply Chain / Audits / Supplier Quality / Lean * Contribute supplier development and process improvements plans, audits and performance management * Leading the relocation of parts from one supplier to another, providing overall project management of the component transfers to a suitable conclusion * Working with suppliers to develop a robust improvement plan * Conduct system/process audits both internally and at potential and existing suppliers * Liaise with suppliers and other team members to resolve problems and manage all quality related issues within the manufacturing team * Conduct quality defect investigations and use route cause analysis to prevent any re occurrences of fault. You will apply robust long-term containment actions including problem solving and analysis techniques e.g. 8D, SPC, FMEA, Taguchi, 5 WHY, LEAN, 6 Sigma, to overall supplier performance * Work with manufacturing and design on DFM procedures to improve production cycle time Supplier Quality Engineer - Skills & Abilities - Quality Engineer / PPAP / Supply Chain / Audits / Supplier Quality / Lean * Minimum of five years' experience in a quality focused role with at least two years' experience in a supply quality position * Personable and flexible, with a commercial outlook * Strong people and supplier management skills with a keen eye for detail * Disciplined but practical approach to processes and procedures Supplier Quality Engineer, Lean, Supplier Development, Audits, PPAP