Supplier Quality Engineer

Contract:
Permanent
Category:
Full Time
Job Sector:
Engineering / Technical
Region:
Unspecified
Location:
Swindon / Wiltshire
Salary description:
£35000 - £40000/ annum
Posted:
26/08/2020
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
Randstad Technologies
Job Ref:
936003237

Randstad are recruiting for a Supplier Quality Engineer on behalf of our client based in Salisbury.

We are looking for candidates with demonstrable experience / knowledge in supplier improvement, ensuring product quality and delivery performance.

To be successful candidates must have demonstrable experience / knowledge in using quality improvement tools and techniques, along with strong interpersonal / communication skills, as a large element of the role will entail working between purchasing, production engineering, R&D and our client's suppliers.

Due to the nature of this role a flexible approach is essential as you may be required to work outside of normal hours to achieve organisational goals. Some travel may also be necessary.

The Role:

Coordinate with purchasing department to monitor supplier performance, generating regular reports and administering corrective actions as necessary
Work with Engineering (Design and Manufacturing Engineers) teams to define process parameters and criteria to ensure supplier process capability is effective to meet product and process requirements.
Complete supplier and performance audits to enhance process standardization and waste elimination.
Resolve non-conformance issues with supplied materials and follow up with suppliers for completion of corrective actions.
Work with the supplier directly, create correction action plans to address process failures.
Develop standards and requirements for purchased components.
Support new product launches, ensuring compliance with established standards.
Evaluate supplier data to initiate process improvement opportunities along the supply chain.
Inspect products and manufacturing environments to identify potential issues.
Support the QEHS Manager to monitor and report on supplier product quality and performance.
Report on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) in order to adhere to process and prevent occurrence of any non-conformity relating to product, process or system.
Assist with first off sample approvals.

Skills & Requirements:

Degree in engineering field, or 5 years of equivalent experience
Demonstrable knowledge of manufacturing process and production equipment
Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to write technical documents
Knowledge of quality system methodologies, such as Pareto Analysis, FMEA and Lean
Ability to interpret engineering drawings
Excellent in-house and external communication and liaison skills
Trained Internal auditor (ISO9001)
Must hold full UK driving licence

Please make an application at your earliest convenience if the role is of interest.

Randstad Technologies Ltd is a leading specialist recruitment business for the IT industry. Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond to applicants whose skills & qualifications are suitable for this position. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business

Company Description

Closing Date:
23/09/2020

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