Supplier Development Engineer

VTR Staffing Limited
08 Mar 2018
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for a candidate who will work on a core team to manage supplier development initiatives in the following areas: Christchurch,Basingstoke,Fareham,Southampton and Aylesbury. The focus will be on improving supplier quality, supplier on-time delivery, support supply chain strategies, etc.

Responsibilities include the following:

* Partner with key suppliers to pursue continuous improvement, problem solving, waste elimination with the objective of improving performance to the customers business units.

* Implement proactive and reactive strategies and tools to drive performance improvements in the supply base.

* Drive problem resolution process at supplier, incl. ability to lead problem solving teams

* Provide supplier quality and delivery oversight, analysis, and performance tracking

* Lead the implementation of quality clinics and supplier gold at suppliers

*Perform capacity assessments at Suppliers on behalf of the customers business units.

*Perform PPAP on site validation at suppliers.

* Develop and execute action plans to address opportunities in supply base

* Analyze strategic quality and delivery performance data

* Report results to the internal customers at various levels of the organization.

* involve internal customers in problem resolution when needed.

* Contribute to the advancement of tools and techniques in the Supplier Performance teams


* 4 - 6 years experience minimum in manufacturing, quality or engineering

* ACE or equivalent certification in Six Sigma and/or Lean preferred

* Significant experience in manufacturing and quality operations

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