Supplier Quality Engineer

Omega Resource Group Limited
11 Feb 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Role: Supplier Quality Engineer
Salary: Competitive
Location: Hertfordshire
Basis: Permanent

Job Summary:

The Supplier Quality Engineer is responsible for coordinating suppliers and verifying quality standards. You will be in charge of performing regular supplier audits to ensure compliance with regulatory standards, as well as actively participating in strategic development based on quality control plans; suggesting structural quality and process improvements, and collaborating with other engineers in a team environment.

Additionally, the SQE will identify technical problems with suppliers and implement corrective actions; increase quality reliability, using their engineering and technical skills to execute tools for calibration systems, and regulate product transition requirements. The SQE will also maintain accurate quality records, certifications, and databases; conduct capability assessments that verify supplier qualifications, travel to assigned suppliers, and lead multiple projects to completion. In addition, the SQE must manage process controls, establishing schedules for reviewing supplier and quality performance, as well as measures readiness throughout the product development cycle.

Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities:

*Report supplier performance and quality to management (Supplier Quality KPI & metrics)
*Assist in the development and implementation of supplier improvement programs
*Track and qualify or disqualify suppliers according to organization's standards
*Maintain successful relationships with supply, engineering, manufacturing, and other departments
*Lead/Monitor Quality status & sampling activities (PPAP) on savings/XPD projects
*Verify and validate supplier capability and product /process controls
*Manage High impact suppliers' Quality issues
*Supplier Quality KPI & metrics
*Work in partnership with suppliers to ensure robust corrective and preventative actions where required.

Key Competencies:

*Problem solving and advanced analytical skills to find innovative solutions to quality-related issues
*Strong communication skills to make progress reports and present findings to the supervisor and/or stakeholders
*Open minded and able to work alone and in internal teams and external suppliers
*Customer Focused
*Prioritisation and Planning
*Collaboration & Teamwork
*Developing Trust
*Business Acumen
*Continuous improvement mindset
*Excellent communication skills
*Internal & external customer focus
*Inspiring accountability

Qualifications: Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification:

*Bachelor's degree in Engineering
*High School technical degree with relevant experience and education may be acceptable
*Experience in similar position is mandatory, preferable if in pumps or electrical motor industries
*Knowledge of Manufacturing standards
*Lean Six Sigma certifications beneficial
*Previous experience in a quality supervising capacity may preferred
*Used to work with technical drawings, standards and specification
*Experience on choosing right mechanical and electrical measurement equipment
*Knowledge of ISO 9001 and 17025
*Ability to work with data: from key business metric monitoring (PPM- FPY - Costs) takes actions at supplier level to assure continuous improvement
*Statistics monitoring system (like process capability and MSA) is required
*Structured team based problem solving techniques (A3/8D etc)
*Ability to travel to supplier premises will be required
*Computer literate, notably proficient in MS Access and other MS Office programs
*Good communication skill in written and spoken English is mandatory

Omega Resource Group Ltd, are a dedicated Technical and Engineering Recruitment Company. If you wish to discuss this role or indeed any other opportunities that we are currently working on, please feel free to contact Callum on or email .

Thank you for your interest in this vacancy. At Omega Resource Group we also recruit for Mechanical and Electrical Fitters, Electronic Technicians, Machinists, Electrical and Electronic Project Engineers, Manufacturing Engineers, Wiremen, Hardware Engineers, Electronic Design Engineers, Electronic Design Managers, Design Managers, Electrical Team Leaders, Team Supervisors, Mechanical Design Engineers, Production Engineers and more. To find more of our roles please look at our current vacancies on

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