Supplier Quality Engineer

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  • Location:

    Andover, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Quality Engineers

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Harry Garvin

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

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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.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Essential skills:

  • 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.