Apr 30, 2019

Supplier Quality Engineer

  • Just Brighton Jobs
  • Mountfield Rd, Lewes BN7 2XH, UK
  • £40,000 - £45,000 yearly
Permanent Engineering

Job Description

Supplier Quality Engineer A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Supplier Quality Engineer to join a market leading engineering company who specialise providing high end niche products to premium brands based in East Sussex. The role is commutable from Brighton, Hastings, Eastbourne and surrounding areas. They are market leaders in what they do and are offering an exciting opportunity for a Supplier Quality Engineer to join them on their continued journey to success and lead supplier development throughout the company. The company are undergoing some changes and are about to start a brand new exciting project which the senior supplier quality engineer will become a part of in the growth phase. The Supplier Quality Engineer will come from a previous SQE role, ideally within automotive, aerospace products/similar industry who holds a strong understanding of problem solving. Supplier Quality Engineer Responsibilities The role of the Supplier Quality Engineer will involve: Proactive & reactive supplier improvement activities, including problem resolution of parts quality issues using 8D and other automotive industry tools Management of supplier quality performance, including verification and implementation of corrective actions in the pre-series phase Analysing Supplier performance and manage and monitor the supplier complaint system to record issues. Complete 8D’s reports and analysis Conduct audits to assess suppliers against requirements and travel internationally to achieve this Develop and maintain strong supplier rapport and work together to sort issues regarding quality Supporting the global supplier sourcing process Promote quality improvements throughout the company Work towards lean manufacturing, reducing waste and costs. Supervise and coach SQE’s in the team also involved in projects Liaise with other departments including purchasing and design Supplier Quality Engineer Requirements: Automotive/aerospace experience Problem solving ability – 8D analysis Knowledge of ISO9001 Degree preferable but not essential Experience of NPI Strong engineering/manufacturing background Someone who has previously worked on advanced, high tech components, ideally within an electro-mechanical environment Lean manufacturing/Six sigma knowledge with proven track record of implementing/leading projects Willing to travel to the Far East Exposure in dealing with, managing and developing core supplier relationships Ability to document and record all quality information To work as part of a small team and be motivated to enhance the company’s current quality standards as well act as a mentor Why Should You Apply? Salary: £40,000-£45,000 + Benefits Bonus scheme Pension scheme Relocation package offered Career progression opportunities and to be a part of a positive, cohesive quality team If this role is not what you're looking for don't worry. At X4 Engineering we cover all permanent and freelance positions, with specialist industry sector teams. You can check out all of our roles on our website and sign up for job alerts so you're the first to know about a new opportunity. About Us X4 Engineering X4 Engineering is a specialist recruitment business for the engineering sector. We are part of the X4 Group, a multi-award-winning group of brands specialising in Life Sciences, Engineering, Construction and Technology, with over 10 years of experience in successfully placing mid to senior level contract and permanent professionals across the globe. Our network of world class engineering talent sets us apart from the rest and allows us to deliver skilled professionals to our engineering partners across a number of industry sectors including Oil and Gas, Manufacturing, Aerospace, Chemical and Process, Defence, Medical, Food and FMCG. We’re a result driven business and our team of specialist recruitment consultants continue to go above and beyond what’s expected to ensure our clients receive the highest ROI from their recruitment spend. We have partnerships with leading engineering companies all over the world and have made placements in over 13 countries across Europe and the US


Full Time