Senior Supplier Quality Engineer - West Midlands (M/F)

  • Company : Jonathan Lee Recruitment
  • Localisation : West Midlands - UK (Region undefined)
  • Position : Senior Supplier Quality Engineer - West Midlands
  • Type of Contract : Permanent contract
  • Date of publication : 2017-11-28
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Job Description


A Senior Supplier Quality Engineer is required to join a market leading Innovative Aerospace Technology Company that operates within the High Engineering Sector. The Senior Supplier Quality Engineer will report directly to the Quality Manager and will be enhance current processes and provide delegated management of suppliers including manufacturing process approvals.

The Senior Supplier Quality Engineer will also monitor supplier performance and develop under performers as necessary, as well as strategic suppliers. This role will require an experienced individual capable of understanding, interpreting and communicating customer requirements and ensuring suppliers deliver Right First-Time product.

Senior Supplier Quality Engineer - Key Responsibilities

  • Understand & interpret Customer requirements to ensure the effective flow down to suppliers
  • Perform supplier systems, process and product audits against Customer requirements
  • Control of digital data and effective quality planning of NPI
  • Ability to identify systems gaps, process & organisational risk and improvement opportunities
  • Conduct audit reports and Verify that corrective/preventative actions have been fully implemented
  • Develop improvement plans with the suppliers and manage the effective implementation
  • Provide training to suppliers to ensure they have the capability to complete all agreed actions
  • Support customer delegated product & process qualification processes where required
  • Support the supplier in the planning and submission of FAIR/LAIR including APQP/PPAP
  • Review the supplier's product quality planning for compliance and regulatory requirements
  • Facilitate the resolution of supplier queries, including the submission of concessions if required

Technical Skills and Experience Required for the Senior Supplier Quality Engineer

  • Quality systems experience in ISO9001 / AS9100 / QS9000 and rigorous customer requirements
  • Assessment of systems and processes, including statistical techniques & capability studies
  • Clear understanding of general machining & manufacturing processes
  • Risk mitigation techniques, PFMEA, APQP/PPAP, Lean NPI
  • Use of Measurement System Analysis, Gauge R&R
  • Understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing GD&T
  • Must have an engineering qualification or relevant experience
  • Experience within an engineering environment undertaking similar activities
  • Must have a strong understanding of castings, forgings, machining and manufacturing processes
  • Must be experienced in RCCA & problem-solving techniques such as 8D Analysis
  • Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma tools and techniques, Green / Black Belt
  • Be fully conversant with general business computer based software (MS office package)
  • Qualified assessor/lead assessor (ISO9000/AS9100) a distinct advantage
  • Aerospace or automotive experience will be an advantage
  • Current driving licence is a necessary requirement

**Security Clearance may be required for this role due to the nature of the products**

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