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Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer

  • Role Type
  • Contract, Permanent

  • Location
  • Leamington Spa, Munich, Shoreham-by-Sea

  • Closing Date
  • 30/04/2023

Job Description

The successful candidate will be rewarded with the opportunity to be a key member of a team with a broad remit to support the quality of a very high performance gasoline engine family.  As a Parts/Supplier Quality Engineer you will be responsible for the quality of purchased parts from the suppliers you are assigned. Working within a small team your key objectives will include:

Supplier Quality Assurance activities within the supply chain including: PPAP, process audit, surveillance visits

Series process and part approval
Problem resolution of parts quality issues working with suppliers using 8D and other automotive industry tools
Management of supplier quality performance, including verification and implementation of corrective actions
Managing the parts quality implications of product and process changes
Proactive & reactive supplier improvement activities. Hands-on experience of Lean Manufacturing is essential

Relevant Experience and Personal Attributes

Experience of Parts and/or Supplier Quality Assurance or a similar role where skills can be transferred into the supply chain. Preferably within automotive sector but other industries would be considered.

Some knowledge of automotive technology and product development

Experience with various manufacturing processes
Excellent problem solving skills
Experience of quality systems, quality tools & techniques
The ability to work as a team or on your own and be self-motivated.
A good communicator with intercultural and interpersonal skills
The ability to communicate and present effectively to suppliers and clients at all levels
Tenacity, resilience and focus
Engineering degree or equivalent experience

This role involves regular travel to suppliers domestically and internationally