Supplier Quality Engineer

ATA Selection Ltd
£40k per year + 25 Days Holiday plus Bank Holidays
02 Oct 2017
26 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Supplier Quality Engineer Coventry £40,000 My client is a fast-paced automotive manufacturer with several sites across the UK. They employ over 600 people at their Coventry site, turnover £90 million per annum and have ambitious plans to grow to a £200 million company in the next five years. The site manufactures bespoke metal structures for vehicles and supply to major blue-chip vehicle manufacturers. The company are receiving huge investment from new owners and are on a mission to create a proactive and controlled quality culture. They currently employ 35 in their quality department and are currently in the market for both Quality Engineers and Supplier Quality Engineers with automotive experience for immediate vacancies. The Role The company has a fully integrated TS16949 automotive quality management system and is on a journey to take their quality culture from reactive to proactive. Their inspirational Head of Quality has already led the team to big improvements in non-conformances and customer score card ratings. As a Supplier Quality Engineer for this automotive client, you would be responsible for: - Visiting suppliers to establish strong working relationships. - Certifying suppliers as fit for purpose or working with suppliers to improve their quality. - Establishing a supplier quality rating system and grading suppliers against this. - Identifying new potential suppliers for new parts, high risk parts or where current suppliers cannot reach required performance level. - Reviewing the capability of existing suppliers. - Use of 8D problem solving to identify non conformances with current suppliers and educate them how to improve their own quality systems and processes. - Around 60% of the time will be spent out of the office with suppliers. The Candidate To be successful in your application for this Supplier Quality Engineer's role you will need: - Experience within a Supplier Quality Engineering role in the automotive sector. - A willingness to look at something and make it better. - Excellent problem solving skills. - Experience in reviewing APQP, Process Control Documentation and Standard Operating Procedures. The Benefits - £40,000 - 25 Days Holiday plus bank holidays. - Pension Scheme - Excellent progression opportunities within the group. To apply for this role please either apply online, email ********************************* or for futher information contact ***********
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