Senior Supplier Quality Engineer
This is a permanent role as a Senior Supplier Quality Engineer in a manufacturing site. You will : - Drive supplier process & improvements & ensure Adv Product Qual. planning by receipt, release, & delivery of components to manufacturing line. Be a key contributor to ensuring customer satisfaction; leading containment & corrective action activities with supplier s to prevent non-conformances & improve entire supply chain. Work with procurement in assessing potential new supplier s as needed. Duties & Responsibilities: Planning, organising, & perform all supplier Q activities delivering on-time PPAP & launch for components. Lead project teams on incoming Q Issues, CAPA, cost reduction, & Q System excellence drive process & improvements. Drive supplier Q improvement with support from team for major supplier Quality issues. Assist supplier s in Q assurance processes & procedures to improve product performance. Perform & participate in source qualification using Q & manufacturing surveys. Initiate plans to protect plant from non-conforming parts & ensure containment, initiate controls & ensure replacements when needed. Initiate, verify, evaluate, & ensure timely closure of supplier CAPAs as necessary to improve Qual. & reduce interruption of operations. Internally, report & follow-up on deviations; Initiate, follow-up & close deviation report requests. Reduce Qual. Nonconformities, improving Quality metrics & co-ordinate & present Supplier Qual. MDI. Prepare, distribute & communicate supplier Qual. data/info to various stakeholders including PPM data for tracking & Improvement. Participate in design reviews of new products & manage day to day operations of Warranty Returns Dept, ensuring turnaround of returns analysis. Manage a weekly MDI to promote improvement & track trends. Serve as the Voice of the Customer within organisation for supplier Quality i ssues. Qualifications & Experience: Bachelor's degree in mechanical Eng. etc. 6 yrs in a Supplier Quality role. Ability to travel up to 30% - eventually. Six Sigma Green belt certification welcome. Skills & Competencies: In depth understanding of Adv.Q Planning processes, Qual. Systems. Understand & apply Q models & theories, adv stats techniques for problem solve/prevention. Have project mgt. & planning tools, process improvement tools, lean methodology & visual mgmt. In-depth knowledge of Qual. systems including alignment to the Enterprise's broader mission. Be team oriented & proactive change agent with collaborative approach in implementing & improving. A confident professional able to proactively resolve issues; a strong communicator, organised with ability to work on multiple priorities at once. Great salary & Benefits.
48 days ago