Senior Supplier Quality Engineer
Shoreham - By - Sea
£40,000 - £50,000
Would you like to work for a global engineering and strategic, technical and environmental consultancy?
This vacancy is an excellent opportunity to be involved in the growth phase of the Quality/New product Introduction department.
As the Senior Supplier Quality Engineer, your main responsibility will be for the quality of purchased parts.
Supervising and coaching a small team to deliver projects on time and in full
Supplier Quality Assurance activities within the supply chain including: APQP, PPAP, Supplier assessment audits and surveillance visits leading to launch
Generating goods receiving inspection documents for pre-production and production phases
Working closely with procurement, design and system engineers to achieve parts that are cost effective, fit for purpose and to the required quality standard
Proactive & reactive supplier improvement activities, including problem resolution of parts quality issues using 8D and other automotive industry tools
Management of supplier quality performance
Actively participating in continuous improvement by developing and introducing new quality focussed processes and procedures
Experience of NPI and/or Supplier Quality Assurance
Hands-on experience of lean manufacturing is preferred but not essential
Excellent problem-solving skills, using 8D process
Knowledge of IATF 16949 (and preferably ISO 26262)
Experience of quality systems, quality tools & techniques