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Supplier Quality Engineer

  • Location: Tiverton, Devon
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Position: Engineer
  • Salary: Up to £33000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: MH1990SQE_1553104033
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Job description

Supplier Quality Engineer


£Discussed on application

A great opportunity for an experienced Supplier Quality Engineer to join a world leading manufacturer in Tiverton. As the Supplier Quality Engineer you will investigate, analyse and resolve supplier quality problems by conducting audits, analysing defect trends and leading continuous improvement projects.

The role:
  • Work with purchasing to ensure supplier performance is regularly reported and that appropriate actions are implemented.
  • Create, maintain and update critical supplier audit system and schedule.
  • Conduct supplier audits to drive process standardization, waste elimination, and continuous improvement.
  • Monitor, communicate and improve key supply chain KPI's, including Supplier OTD (Past due), DPPM and waste.
  • Champion problem solving and root cause analysis activities with suppliers and customers to eliminate recurrence of non-conformances.
  • Work to resolve supplier technical issues in a timely manner to ensure continuity of supply.
  • Strategically lead supplier performance improvement projects in an effort to increase the supplier capability of consistently meeting Slide System requirements.
  • Drive "Zero Defect" into the supply chain.
  • Actively manage supplier to ensure there are no regressions with the implementation of new processes.
  • Travel to the supplier locations to resolve quality problems as necessary.
  • Work to help achieve performance goals and offer suggestions that can lead to improved performance whenever possible

Qualifications/ Experience:
  • Degree qualified in a related field; or 4 years related experience.
  • Understanding of project management (experience preferred)
  • Knowledge of various quality system methodologies 8D, Lean, 5 Why, Pareto Analysis, Six Sigma, DFMEA, PFMEA, PPAP, etc.
  • Must have a valid driver's and willing to travel within Europe.

If you would like to find out more, please contact Michelle Heard at PSR Solutions on 01785 715505.