Supplier Quality Engineer - West Midlands

£25000-£35000 - Engineering
Ref: 293 Date Posted: Monday 18 Jan 2021
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The Role: Supplier Quality Engineer 

Location: Southam

Salary/Benefits Package: £25,000-£35,000 PA Salaried / 10% of salary in share options Annually / Company Laptop / 22 floating days holiday +11 statutory / Pension scheme with company contribution / Annual performance-based Pay review / Expenses reimbursed for approved company travel / Company approved training to support continued development

Purpose: The primary duty of the Supplier Quality Engineer is to review and assess manufacturing procedures, typically by visiting vendor facilities and observing their manufacturing environment. These visits may occur as part of the supplier selection process, or after the company has established a relationship with a vendor. They may also revisit supplier facilities to determine if requested changes have been incorporated.

Scope: The candidate must be able to demonstrate they are able to work and communicate effectively to all levels within the organisation, up to and including directors. Reporting directly to the Manufacturing Engineering Manager, the candidate is required to take a lead role in the documentation and evaluation of supplier’s production and processes, working with them to improve process stability through quality. The candidate needs to be capable of working within a large group in high pressure situations making interpersonal skills critical.

Person Specification:

  • Detailed knowledge of manufacturing/processes/quality functions
  • Proven evidence of a hands-on approach in previous roles
  • Minimum HNC/HND Process manufacturing qualification or equivalent
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Applicants must have a full UK driving licence and access to their own vehicle
  • Experience with Process poke -yoke for quality assurance and the auditing thereof
  • Experience preferred with machining techniques and processes.
  • Willing to get hands on in support of the team, if needed.
  • Experience of Process documentation and standardisation