An exciting business in the North West are currently looking for a SQA Engineer with strong auditing and manufacturing development experience to drive the supply chain improvements for world leading precision component manufacturing supplier.
Based in Burnley you will be required to manage a number of high calibre suppliers and working knowledge of PPAP & APQP for internal & external auditing is essential.
Role: SQA Engineer
Salary: 36,000 - £40,000 per annum
Responsibilities for the SQA Engineer include:
o With a key emphasis on driving forward the company's "Quality way of thinking", you will be an integral part in supporting the company's suppliers with their quality standards and processes.
o Providing a strong understanding of the supplier based and demonstrable auditing capability, you will understand supplier inspection manufacturing process and inspection methodology and develop improvement plans.
o Support the suppliers through planning and submission of documentation including APQP & PPAP's
o Lead supplier audits and help implement relevant risk management systems, to enhance the suppliers capability to meet customer and internal regulatory compliance.
o Generating comprehensive reports, you will ensure that project timelines are adhered to and delivered within the constraints of budget.
o Support the NPI function.
The ideal SQA Engineer will be/have:
o A solid Quality Auditing background, preferably to ISO9001/ IATF16949 Standards, preferably a Lead auditor training
o A sound knowledge of APQP, PPAP & quality processes.
o The capability to understand manufacturing techniques and an innovative approach to problem solving and risk management.
o Ideal candidate may have a metals background, foundry background, extrusion, castings background
o A strong communicator who has a good understanding of the commercial side of business as well as the technical knowledge.
In return for the ideal SQA Engineer the company will provide a competitive salary, the opportunity to develop your skills, exposure to major prestige projects - and a career ladder to climb. The majority of senior management are made up of people who came from the shop floor. There will be opportunities to go up that ladder.
Apply on-line or call Sandeep Dhillon for a confidential discussion.
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