£ 40000.00 per annum
Original Head Office
Job Type:
Job Owner:
Lucy Lewis
Job Title: Supplier Quality Engineer
Salary : £35-40k per annum
Location: Salisbury
We are looking for a Supplier Quality Engineer to support the QEHS Manager for delivering all aspects of the Supplier Quality Assurance function.  You will be working in a team environment with suppliers to develop and implement best practices that emphasise defect prevention, reduction in variation and waste and provide for continuous improvements in meeting all Product requirements.  
As a Supplier Quality Engineer your duties will include:
  • Coordinate with purchasing department to monitor supplier performance, generating regular reports and administering corrective actions as necessary
  • Work with Engineering (Design and Manufacturing Engineers) teams to define process parameters and criteria to ensure supplier process capability is effective to meet product and process requirements
  • Complete supplier and performance audits to enhance process standardization and waste elimination
  • Resolve non-conformance issues with supplied materials and follow up with suppliers for completion of corrective actions
  • Work with the supplier directly, create correction action plans to address process failures
  • Develop standards and requirements for purchased components
  • Support new product launches, ensuring compliance with established standards
  • Evaluate supplier data to initiate process improvement opportunities along the supply chain
  • Inspect products and manufacturing environments to identify potential issues
  • Support the QEHS Manager to monitor and report on supplier product quality and performance
  • Report on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) in order to adhere to process and prevent occurrence of any non-conformity relating to product, process or system
  • Assist with first off sample approvals
The successful Supplier Quality Engineer will have the below experience:
  • Degree in engineering field, or 5 years of equivalent experience
  • Demonstrable knowledge of manufacturing process and production equipment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to write technical documents
  • Knowledge of quality system methodologies, such as Pareto Analysis, FMEA and Lean
  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings
  • Excellent in-house and external communication and liaison skills
  • Trained Internal auditor (ISO9001)
  • Must hold full UK driving  licence
  • Knowledge of quality management systems  
  • Lean Manufacturing knowledge  
  • Knowledge of measurement techniques, Metrology, Inspection Methods and Equipment
If you are interested in the above opportunity click apply or contact Orion Reading today, thank you.