Supplier Quality Engineer

Armada Consulting Group
11 Feb 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is a cutting-edge designer and leading supplier of fire protection and control, pneumatic, fluid control, thermal management and electro-mechanical equipment and sub-systems due to a strong order book they are looking to add a Supplier Quality Engineer to the team on a permanent basis.

Job Responsibilities:

* Understand & interpret Customer requirements to ensure the effective flow down to suppliers.
* Understand Supplier Inspection methods
* Ability to identify gaps in Supplier inspection methods and develop improvement plans
* Develop defined inspection procedures and work instructions with Suppliers
* Identify best practice inspection methodology and implement within the supply base.
* Conduct delegated source inspection where required
* Support the supplier in the planning and submission of FAIR/LAIR including APQP/PPAP
* Review the supplier's product quality planning for compliance with, customer and regulatory requirements
* Facilitate the resolution of supplier queries, including the submission of concessions if required
* Conduct product, process and systems audits within the Supply base

Key skills and competencies required:

* Quality systems experience in ISO9001 / AS9100 / QS9000 and rigorous customer requirements
* Assessment of systems and processes, including statistical techniques & capability studies
* Clear understanding of general machining & fabrication, casting and forging manufacturing processes
* Use of Measurement System Analysis, Gauge R&R.
* Understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing GD&T
* Understanding and implemetation of best practice inspection methods
* Must have a recognized engineering qualification and /or relevant experience within an engineering environment undertaking similar activities.
* Must have a strong understanding of castings, forgings, machining and fabricated parts manufacturing processes
* Must be experienced in RCCA & problem solving techniques such as 8D
* Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma tools and techniques, Green / Black Belt
* Be fully conversant with general business computer based software (MS office package)
* Qualified assessor/lead assessor (ISO9000/AS9100) a distinct advantage
* Aerospace or automotive experience will be an advantage
* Knowledge of best practice inspection techniques

Commutable From:
Coventry, Birmingham, Worcester, Northampton, Nottingham, Kettering, Leicester

Key Words:
Quality, Engineer, Supplier, AS9100, ISO9001, Manufacturing, Inspection, Lean, Implementation

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