Supplier Quality Engineer

  • Location


  • Sector:

    General engineering & manufacturing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £15 - 32 per hour

  • Contact:

    James Tilley

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    01384 446126

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Job title: Supplier Development Engineer

Salary Range: LTD - Contract

Location: Stafford

Industry: Off Highway

A Supplier Development Engineer opportunity has become available for one of the world’s leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines.

This role is fundamentally a reactive quality role responding to the daily quality issues found in the manufacturing facility. A sense of urgency is vital. From the initial concern the SQE will confirm the problem and determine a short-term action plan with the facility management and the supplier. The objective being to ensure the manufacturing operations can continue operations without a detrimental impact to the process from a quality perspective. In conclusion the job manages the Corrective Action Process on Supplier Related Quality Issues. Deliver Global Leverage with Local Service Excellence.

Must be prepared to travel (on occasion) to Suppliers as required (Usually UK Based).

To apply for this position you should have some of the following:

  • The position requires an engineering or manufacturing background plus familiarity with manufacturing processes used to produce components and assemblies.
  • Knowledge of shop operations and maintenance procedures is required.
  • The position requires a bachelor's degree - or equivalent experience, preferably in engineering.
  • Basic understanding of IQA & RTV process.
  • Basic understanding of material containment protocols.
  • Work with Supplier Development Engineers on STOP / FIX activity with suppliers.
  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings and specification with regard to supplier components.
  • Good working knowledge of testing and measurement systems to undertake issue investigation and analysis.
  • Ability to review defined supplier defects to confirm non-conformance defined is correct.
  • Ability to assess supplier 8D submissions and challenge if appropriate.
  • Able to demonstrate tenacity when dealing with supplier quality issues.

Please contact James Tilley for more details.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

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