Supplier Quality Engineer
Role: Supplier Quality Engineer
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per annum
2Fawcett are recruiting for a Supplier Quality Engineer for a Market leading company based in Derby.
The ideal candidate will be an experienced Supplier Quality Engineer who is looking for a new challenge.
The Role & Responsibilities of the Supplier Quality Engineer
Assure application of Supplier Non Conformity Report (NCR) process in cooperation with Procurement, Project Manager, Engineering and other Quality members.
Assure the management and registry of non-quality issues at suppliers through the 8D methodology and the Supplier Quality Portal; Push at the supplier-side for issue containment/mitigation, root cause, retrofitting the solution and compiling REX (Return of Experience).
Organize, manage, report and follow-up of First Article Inspections at externally developed (sub)systems
Ensure that suppliers take the right actions in case of serious defects in processes or product characteristics
Report to procurement, project management and country level the effectiveness of mitigations, actions and application of procedures at suppliers
Perform supplier audits and assessments and report accordingly.
Following up with the supplier on the execution of action plans and improvement due to the audit findings;
Arrange approval of product deviations using the Derogation Request process (if necessary)
Actively participate in QCD meetings with procurement
Perform and report on Quick Industrial Assesments at new suppliers
Regularly communicate with and visit suppliers to discuss NCR status and realize improvements in collaboration with the procurement department
Requirements of the Supplier Quality Engineer
Vocational training level in a relevant technical related study;
Minimum 5 years of experience a relevant industry developing electrical systems and mechanical works; preferred previous experience in the rail industry;
Work experience as a Supplier Quality Engineer is a plus but not a must;
Good knowledge of quality tools (e.g.
root cause analysis (like e.g 8D), audit, PDCA-cycle, FMECA, LEAN, etc.) is a plus;
Good communication skills, written and verbal
Independent, analytical thinker and proactive attitude;