Senior Supplier Quality Engineer

Senior Supplier Quality Engineer

Shoreham - By - Sea

£40,000 - £50,000

A global engineering and strategic, technical and environmental consultancy are now recruiting for a Senior Supplier Engineer. 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.

Key objectives:

  • 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