SUPPLIER QUALITY ENGINEER

Recruiter
Penguin Consultants
Location
Tiverton
Posted
23 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Summary
Investigate, analyse and resolve supplier quality problems by conducting audits, analysing defect trends and leading continuous improvement projects
Duties and Responsibilities
* Work with purchasing to ensure supplier performance is regularly reported and that appropriate and timely corrective actions are implemented
* Create, maintain and update critical supplier audit system and schedule
* Conduct supplier audits to drive process standardization, waste elimination, and continuous improvement
* Monitor, communicate and improve key supply chain KPI’s, including Supplier OTD (Past due), DPPM and waste
* Champion problem solving and root cause analysis activities with suppliers and customers to eliminate recurrence of non-conformances
* Work to resolve supplier technical issues in a timely manner to ensure continuity of supply
* Strategically lead supplier performance improvement projects in an effort to increase the supplier capability of consistently meeting requirements
* Support drive “Zero Defect” into the supply chain
Essential:
* Degree qualified in a related field; or 3 years related experience and/or equivalent combination of education and experience
* Strong written and verbal communication skills
* Advanced computer skills using Microsoft Office applications
* Strong problem solving skills
* Excellent organisational skills
* Understanding of project management (experience preferred)
* Knowledge of various quality system methodologies 8D, Lean, 5 Why, Pareto Analysis, Six Sigma, DFMEA, PFMEA, PPAP, etc.
* Ability to work well with diverse groups of people and be able to function independently of direct supervision
* Must have a valid driver’s licence in good standing and the ability for European travel.
Hours of Work:
Monday – Thursday: 0730hrs to 1630hrs
Friday 0700hrs to 1230hrs
39 hour week

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