Supplier Quality Engineer

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    James Tilley

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    01384 446126

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Job title: Supplier Quality Engineer

Salary Range: Up to £32.00 per hour LTD

Location: Stafford

Industry: Off-Highway Diesel Engines

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

This Supplier Quality 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.

Range of activities from containment to PCA:

  • Identify poor quality part, remove off line and replace it
  • Investigation
  • Liaises with supplier for them to inspect and find defect
  • Action/solution
  • Updates supplier documentation

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

  • The position requires a bachelor’s degree – or equivalent experience, preferably in engineering
  • 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. 
  • Must have onsite containment skills, ideally with experience of dealing with suppliers
  • Basic understanding of IQA & RTV process.
  • Basic understanding of material containment protocols.
  • Prepared to travel (on occasion) to Suppliers as required (Usually UK Based).
  • 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.

Please contact James Tilley for more details on the SQE role.

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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