Design Change Controller

MTrec Recruitment and Training
Newcastle Upon Tyne
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company

Our client is a multi-award winning 1st Tier automotive supplier based in the North East. They possess a long history of success, stability, and progression due to the ability to adapt to change and utilise innovative technology to stay ahead of the competition. They are now looking for a Design Change Control Controller on a permanent basis.

The Role

  • To take receipt of company design note information and in turn use the data to initiate supplier development activities.
  • To manage and co-ordinate cross functional teams of people from design note release through to implementation into production.
  • To track and monitor all supplier development activities via timing plans, supplier visits and reviews.
  • To provide a successful handover to Material Controllers to initiate schedule activities for new projects / design changes.
  • To monitor and track QA ISIR / PPAP submission and approval.
  • To support cross functional team during change control process for final change implementation into production.
  • To maintain bills of material
  • To maintain manufacturing support systems.
  • To form part of the companies project teams and provide up to date information to the project team regarding supplier status and progress on new / changing parts.
  • The successful candidate will create and manage plans to facilitate design changes from planning to customer delivery ensuring that all key milestones are met.
  • The role will also involve supporting the launch and running of new models / minor projects.

The Person

  • The person who is recruited for this role will need to be a proactive thinker and possess excellent communication and organisational skills to make an important contribution towards the design change activities.
  • Strong project coordination skills, with an ability to manage a range of suppliers.
  • In order to effectively carry out the role you must be flexible and able to travel to meet the demands of the role and the operating needs of the business.
  • Experience within the automotive industry is preferable.

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