Supplier Quality Engineer

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    £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: Pension, 24 days holiday, early finish on a Friday

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    Sarah Lane

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    01392 423 301

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    2 months ago

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    Sarah Lane

Supplier Quality Engineer (Automotive)

The Company:
Are you an experienced Supplier Quality Engineer with experience within an automotive manufacturing environment?  Perfect, then we have a superb role, which can be undertaken in either Exeter or Northampton.  You will take responsibility for the effective Quality Management of suppliers in this automotive environment.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Measure, monitor, control and communicate supplier performance.
  • Carry out effective Quality management of suppliers from cradle to grave.
  • Deal with non-conforming product from suppliers and driving to root cause using 8D, etc.
  • Continual supplier development to drive continuous improvement and cost effectiveness.
  • Conversant with ISO9001 and IATF16949
  • External and internal auditing – preferably VDA 6.3 & VDA 6.5
  • Regular travel to suppliers will be required – both UK and overseas 
 Preferred Skills:
  • Qualified or time served in Supplier Quality Assurance
  • Experience of problem solving tools – 8D, 5Y, etc.
  • Experience of managing suppliers in an automotive environment
  • APQP experience including FMEA, PPAP, Control Plans, etc.
  • Conversant with ISO9001 and IATF16949
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) to liaise with staff, customers – from board room to shop floor.
Willingness to travel in the UK and Europe
Excellent communication and IT skills.  
Associated Benefits:
Company Pension

Working Hours:
8.30-5.30 M-F, 8.30-3 F