Supplier Quality Engineer

Supplier Quality Engineer


A renowned company who design, develop, manufacture a range of highly complex precision engineered products & systems are looking for a Supplier Quality Engineer.

As the companies Quality representative to its supply chain you will be responsible for the Quality approval of supplier/component sources for the manufacture of various products.

You will work closely with the approved suppliers to resolve any manufacturing issues, enforce specification and quality standards, lead supplier audits and provide Quality support throughout the lifecycle of the product. You will be the Quality representative responsible to the approval process for the selection of supplier/component sourcing.

Duties will include, but not limited to:

  • Review and approve supplier manufacturing and inspection quality plan.

  • Monitor and evaluate the quality performance of suppliers.

  • Ensure supplier understanding and compliance with the company Quality requirements;

  • Determine root cause of supplier manufacturing problems and lead implementation of resolution in a timely, effective, and efficient manner.

Essential Skills:

  • Mechanical engineering qualification or experience;

  • Practical experience, performing (in-process, where applicable) and final inspection(s) on parts, assemblies, and / or sub-assemblies;

  • Experience and knowledge of ISO 10012; ISO9001 & knowledge of manufacturing methods;

  • A sound knowledge of BS 8888 of the key principles required to read & interpret engineering drawings;

  • Experience in applying the First Article Inspection (FAI), PPAP, 8D reporting and 5 Whys processes;

  • Quality processes experience in either the aerospace, military and/or defence industries