Supplier Quality Engineer









Dependent on Experience

Shalford, Surrey

Danielle Placey

01268 582900

Position Title: Supplier Quality Engineer

Duration: Permanent

Location: Surrey

• Our Client currently have an exciting opportunity for a Supplier Quality Engineer responsible for new model introduction for Electrical and interior join our Design, Development and Engineering Centre based in Dunsfold Surrey.

• Complete the supplier quality activity throughout the process from concept through to production
• Responsible for successful on time delivery of components that achieve the design specification
• Responsible for quality manufacturing activity with supplier and identification of critical and significant characteristics and ensure that these are identified correctly in the supplier
• Be on site at supplier as required to ensure supply of parts to specification internal customers
• Maintain the PPAP tracker and communicate status of PPAP to the senior engineer
• Responsible for approving first article inspections by supplier
• Define Component Quality Plan with supplier
• Support new product launches to ensure that supplier quality meets the required standards
• Manage root cause analysis and corrective actions of quality issues and perform verification of corrective actions at supplier within the contracted time scales using 8D and CAR methodology.
• Support DFM activity with engineering & supplier
• Manage engineering change sign off.
• Manage supplier PCN activity
• Escalation of unresolved supplier quality issues to the Senior Supplier Quality Engineer
• Report on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for suppliers (PPM, etc.)
• In conjunction with the Engineering, Logistics and Procurement functions, assist in resolving issues and general queries regarding supplier quality issues
• Conduct supplier audits and support nomination activity
• Support & develop supplier & supplier process maturation
• Management of supplier quality concerns and concessions in agreed time scales to enable parts to be supplied to maintain build
• Feedback any concerns raised to supplier in a timely manner to allow analysis to begin.
• Support suppliers charge back activity
• Support supplier contract activity regarding quality clauses
• Collection of evidence of supplier quality certification (ISO 9001, IATF16949)

Experience and Qualifications:
• Degree or Equivalent experience in Electrical and Interior focussed Supplier Quality Role
• Experience of working in automotive/Equivalent OEM or supplier and proven record of meeting demands of the customers both internal and External
• Microsoft office proficiency
• Experience of NPI and new model introduction requirements
• Full Driving licence
• Permit to work in UK and ability to Travel internationally as required

Manufacturing Engineering



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