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£30000 - £35000 per annum
June 28, 2021

About the role

We are working with an industry leading manufacturer who is looking to appoint a Supplier Development Engineer. The appointed Supplier Development Engineer will have a good practical understanding of generic quality principles and at least two years’ experience in a supplier / sub-contractor focused role. You will be responsible for full supply chain quality management including, but not limited to, audits, structured on boarding and development strategies. There will be occasional travel to suppliers who are predominantly UK based.

Supplier Development Engineer – Role & Responsibilities – Quality Engineer / PPAP / Supply Chain / Audits / Supplier Quality / Lean

* Lead supplier development and process improvements plans, audits and performance management
* Leading the relocation of parts from one supplier to another, providing overall project management of the component transfers to a suitable conclusion
* Working with suppliers to develop a robust improvement plan
* Conduct system/process audits both internally and at potential and existing suppliers
* Liaise with suppliers and other team members to resolve problems and manage all quality related issues within the manufacturing team
* Conduct quality defect investigations and use route cause analysis to prevent any re occurrences of fault. You will apply robust long-term containment actions including problem solving and analysis techniques e.g. 8D, SPC, FMEA, Taguchi, 5 WHY, LEAN, 6 Sigma, to overall supplier performance
* Work with manufacturing and design on DFM procedures to improve production cycle time

Supplier Development Engineer – Skills & Abilities – Quality Engineer / PPAP / Supply Chain / Audits / Supplier Quality / Lean

* Minimum of three years’ experience in a quality focused role with at least one years experience in a supply quality position
* Personable and flexible, with a commercial outlook
* Strong people and supplier management skills with a keen eye for detail
* Disciplined but practical approach to processes and procedures
* Willingness to travel throughout the UK to meet with suppliers

Supplier Development Engineer, Supplier Quality, Lean, Supplier Development, Audits, PPAP

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