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Supplier Quality Engineer

Role: Supplier Quality Engineer

Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per annum

Location: Derby

Type: Permanent


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;