Supplier Quality Engineer

Surrey Permanent £45,000 - £50,000
  • Supplier Quality Engineer in Surrey.
  • Join a leading automotive business.

About Our Client

My client is an iconic automotive business in Surrey.

Job Description

The Supplier Quality Engineer will have the following responsibilities:

  • Work with cross functional partners to drive collaborative behaviours to achieve optimum outcome for profitability.
  • Ensure new supplier site sourcing is well researched to build and maintain a competent supply base.
  • Support Supplier selection & development processes to achieve a self-sufficient supply base IATF 16949. Ensure Non IATF16949 suppliers deliver their certification qualification to the approved nomination plan.
  • Support the implementation of APQP for all new tooled parts.
  • Support robust manufacturing feasibility strategy deployment and reviews.
  • Ensure that allocated suppliers meet launch / delivery commitments in line with APQP.
  • Drive Supplier / part risk assessments and develop risk mitigation actions.
  • Identify critical suppliers / parts that require full cross functional team engagement with the supplier.
  • Provide supplier progress reporting to Purchasing and SQA program team for: APQP open issues, PPAP part pedigree prior to each build phase and PPAP delivery forecast / actual confirmation.
  • Track and manage PPAP part approval to agreed delivery plan.
  • Manage Non PPAP part concession process to ensure "Plan for every part" is established to support the builds.
  • Deliver Quality & capacity verification in line with MDP targets.
  • Drive major open issue resolution at key suppliers, to ensure Supplier senior management team are fully engaged in the resolution process.
  • Develop improvement strategies with suppliers and ensure they are delivered.

The Successful Applicant

  • Proven Supplier Quality Engineer within automotive, including multiple new model launches.
  • Technical Engineering qualified to Degree standard, or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of leading suppliers through new model launches.
  • Have a working understanding of: PPAP, MSA, APQP, FMEA, SPC.
  • Demonstrated structured approach to Problem Solving (8D).
  • Practical use of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SAP and CATIA.

What's on Offer

£40,000 - £50,000 + attractive company benefits.

David Eyre
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+44 1932 264 086

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