Supplier Quality Engineer - Interior

Bentley Motors
21 Jul 2018
23 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Extraordinary Organisation

Bentley Motors has an extraordinary history and an exciting journey ahead in becoming the creators of the world’s most luxurious performance motor vehicles.

We are a global organisation operating in 59 countries with over 125,000 customers worldwide. As part of the Volkswagen Luxury Brand Group, along with Porsche and Bugatti, we are unique place to work, with people who are all driven by the same ideal: being the most successful luxury car brand in the world.

Extraordinary Team

We are looking to hire a Supplier Quality Engineer for Interior.

We, Bentley Motors, recognize that to succeed in our vision to become the world's most successful luxury car company, we must comply with the requirements and continually improve the effectiveness of our Quality Management System. Through a continued focus on our processes and people we will deliver current and future Bentley models effectively to the market place, on time and without defects, resulting in a continual improvement in customer satisfaction. Everyone involved with Bentley Motors has an important role to play in ensuring this target is achieved. This can only be achieved if we understand our individual and collective roles and responsibilities within the Quality Management System, which are defined as: Process Owners, Process Operators, Process Customers and Process Suppliers

Reporting to the Supplier Quality Engineering Manager, the position holder will be responsible for:
  • Representing Bentley at external suppliers in a professional manner
  • Quality planning activities for all bought in parts.
  • Maturation in line with design specification and approval of parts and completion of 2DP process.
  • Technical support on complex Supplier Quality issues including KAF, Production and Field.
  • Drive quality improvements at external suppliers to ensure Product Quality targets are achieved.
  • Ensure the company has the right information related to supplier quality performance to nominate suppliers that achieve the VW group quality standards.
Extraordinary Person

Skills and experience:
  • Significant experience of management systems and processes to mature parts and resolve technical problems related to parts quality from suppliers preferentially with leather trimmed parts “A Surface” and injection mouldings
  • Experience and knowledge of Engineering.
  • Significant experience in automotive supplier quality management either at a supplier or OEM.
  • Significant experience and demonstrable track record of quality planning.
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering QA standards related to parts QA against time & cost constraints.
  • Computer literate with excellent presentation skills to senior management level.
  • Can motivate and influence others to change including management & management at suppliers.
  • Can communicate convincingly and professionally to management within Bentley & at suppliers.
  • Analytical techniques, including statistical process control, Process capability, including ability to train others.
  • Complex or advanced problem solving (e.g 6-sigma, DoE, Global 8D, Kepner Treygoe, DMAIC).
  • Understanding of Quality planning tools (e.g APQP).
  • Understanding of Product Emergence Process (PEP).
  • IT skills including Microsoft Office and custom applications.
  • German language skills (beneficial)
Extraordinary Benefits

We want everyone who works with us at Bentley to find it a deeply rewarding experience. That’s why we have a wide range of rewards and benefits that make working here as satisfying as possible, on every level.

A competitive salary package and a brand new car (VW, Audi, Seat, Skoda) every 6 months! In addition, there are lots of things we do that are designed to add to the experience of working with us. The Bentley employee benefits package includes 35 days’ holiday and the opportunity for flexible working, along with a contributory pension scheme and Child Care vouchers. You will also be part of our annual bonus scheme, based on your contribution and the performance of the company as a whole.

And to top it all off, we are recognised as one of the UK’s top employers because of our dedication to personal development and colleague engagement.

This is an excellent opportunity for a professional person with the ability to drive and deliver new and existing strategies.

This is a level Tarif position based within the [[Supplier Quality]] department at our Head Office in Crewe, Cheshire. Tarif is a non-management position within the organisational

The role offers a competitive salary, bonus, contributory pension and 35 days holiday, (including public holidays), as well as access to the car lease scheme through the VW Group, and discounted purchase option. On site, we have a Health club (discounted membership available), restaurant, and Occupational Health Centre.

Closing Date: Tuesday 31st July 2018

Assessment Date: [[To be confirmed]]

On line applications only please and no agencies thank you.

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