Job search

Supplier Quality Engineer

Job description
  • Leicester, Leicestershire, England
  • Permanent,
  • Quality,
  • 6872
  • 29/05/2024
Job description

Are you an experienced Quality Engineer, looking for a new and exciting opportunity ?

Would you like to work for an established business, working within the design and manufacture of high power electrical resistors, used within Industrial Automation, Marine, Telecoms and Rail industries. 

Job Overview

Duties for the role. Manages all suppliers for the company maintains all regulations and requirements,  updating supplier database with supplier performance scorecard. Able to identify new suppliers for current single source products. Able to assess new supplier samples for business projects. reviewing guidelines for product assembly and ensuring all materials and resources are available.

This process may also involve sourcing materials and choosing between multiple vendor options, ensuring best quality and service is received and best value is attained.

Key Goals

  • Identify potential new suppliers and evaluate samples provided
  • Enhance risk mitigation (expand beyond key materials currently subject to single source)
  • Implement environmental and sustainability practices through the supply chain

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for selecting suppliers, monitoring supplier performance, developing a good supplier base, maintaining a good supplier relationship. Traffic light risk register
  • New Product Introduction in the supply chain. You will work closely with a multi-functional team to try to avoid failures, issues and unnecessary costs.
  • Ensuring compliance of products and project related documentation within the UK Supply Quality Organization and ensures adherence to Company procedures/work instructions/specifications, key responsibilities will include.
  • Work with Engineering (Design and Manufacturing Engineers) team to define process parameters and criteria to ensure supplier process capability is effective to meet product and process requirements
  • Lead the supplier approval process by assessing manufacturing/technology capabilities and Health, Safety and Environmental risks.
  • Provide concise, complete and accurate documentation of inspection results relative to area of responsibility. In appropriate functional areas, this refers to supporting inspection and test status requirements defined by regulations, engineering product specifications or Control Plans, Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) approval or product warrant submission.
  • Facilitate root cause analysis and corrective actions of supplier quality issues.
  • Perform on-site supplier visits for root cause analysis and verification of correction actions of supplier quality issues.
  • Collate and evaluate supplier quality data to identify process improvement opportunities within the supply chain.

Location

  • Place of work will be Evington Valley Road, Leicester. Occasional site and customer visits may be required.

Skills, Qualifications & Experience          

  • Must have a solid understanding of engineering drawings (electrical and mechanical) and manufacturing processes
  • Excellent analytical skills and technical skills with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills.
  • Keen eye for supply quality control
  • Knowledge of Quality Systems and Measure Tools and techniques.
  • Be able to present data effectively.
  • Relevant business/commercial or manufacturing/engineering degree preferred, or HNC, or equivalent NVQ level 4 qualification.

Hours of Work

  • 37.75 (standard hours are 8.15 to 17.00 Monday to Thursday, 8.15 to 13.00 Friday but may be some flexibility on this)

Salary

  • £35,000 to £40,000 depending on experience

Benefits

  • Discretionary bonus scheme, 4% contributory pension, Life insurance, health cash plan, cycle to work, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, free parking, free tea and coffee

Closing date 29.06.2024

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client.

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to craig.cartwright@hawk-3.com. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please visit our website.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment, and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavor to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.

 

If this role is permanent, Hawk 3 Talent Solutions is operating as the employment agency. If this job is a temporary role, Hawk 3 Talent Solutions is operating as the employment business. Hawk 3 Talent Solutions is committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job

Whilst we endeavor to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy