Supplier Quality Engineer

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  • Location:

    Southampton, Hampshire

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  • Salary:

    £38000 - £42000 per annum

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    Hannah Pepper

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    over 2 years ago

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Supplier Quality Engineer

A world leading aerospace and defence organisation are looking to recruit an experienced Supplier Quality Engineer to improve the quality, cost and on time delivery for parts delivered from Suppliers.

Key responsibilities of a Supplier Quality Engineer will include:

+ Identify Supply Chain risks and generate mitigation plans as required.

+ The development and implementation of a Supplier Quality Strategy in line with Project priorities.

+ Compliance to ISO 9001:2015 and/or AS9100 Revision D.

+ Development of proactive reporting to identify and drive internal and external Improvement opportunities.

+ Support, as required, Generic Capability Reviews in the External Supply Chain.

+ Support, as required, ad-hoc Procurement and External Supply issues.

Skills and knowledge required:

+ Ideally educated to Degree Level.

+ Experience of proactive management of Non Conformance within the External Supply Chain.

+ Able to understand sufficient technical information to have informed and effective discussions with Suppliers.

+ Work with suppliers to reach root cause for defects, and agree effective corrective actions to prevent reoccurrence

+ Ability to identify and deliver improvements in the External Supply Chain.

+ Manage the Return to Vendor process (RTV); identify trends and generate improvement plans

+ Maintain Supplier surveillance plan with the procurement function, and visit key Suppliers to reduce risk in the Supply Chain