Supplier Quality Engineer
£35,000 - £40,000 + benefits
A world leader in decontamination and infection control solutions within the life sciences arena are now recruiting for a Supplier Quality Engineer. You will be working closely with the supply chain/purchasing and product development teams and will be required to develop new and current supplier relationships. Ultimately you will aim to improve overall quality and cost performance.
Champion problem solving & root cause analysis techniques with suppliers (and customers) to eliminate recurrence of non-conformances.
Conduct supplier audits to drive process standardisation, waste elimination and continuous improvement.
Monitor, communicate and improve supplier quality key performance indicators.
Establish specific short/long term supplier quality goals via the PDCA approach.
Develop long-term supplier relationships, generate, and implement cost reduction ideas.
Drive 'zero defect' mentality within the supplier base.
Sound knowledge of 8D/5Y/Lean/FMEA/FAIR/MSA
Strong verbal and written communication skills and works well with diverse groups of people and be able to function independently of direct supervision.
Advanced computer skills using Microsoft Office Applications.
Experience of Automotive OR Defence OR Pharmaceutical sectors.
Ability to read engineering drawings
Please apply now if you would like to join a progressive & forward thinking company.