A fantastic opportunity with a global organisation has become available and they are seeking an accomplished Supplier Development Engineer to work a very unique role which will include travelling around the UK, Europe and some beyond.
Position: Supplier Development Engineer
Salary: up to £45,000 per annum + benefits
(will also support Relocation)
This role is applicable to the following:- Supplier Quality Engineer, Supply Chain Performance Engineer, Supplier Development Engineer, Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer, Supplier Technical Assistance Engineer, Value Engineers.
Reporting to the Procurement Manager the Supplier Development Engineer will take full responsibility for unique project work where your key objective will be to improve Supplier Performance, deliver cost savings through VA/VE activity & Continuous Improvement activity.
o The Supplier Development Engineer will be required to do a large amount of work independently and some travel will be involved around the UK, Europe & Asia. (UK driving license essential)
o Strong Quality background is essential and being able to provide strong root cause analysis & corrective actions is ideal. The ability to communicate with the Technical Teams & other Quality Engineers in collaboration would be a great skill.
o Exposure to NPI/NPD would be a solid asset for any candidate
o Identify cost reduction/process improvement projects at supplier level. You will be responsible for developing and implementing a Supply Chain performance strategy.
o Develop a culture of continuous improvement and explore new methods of supply chain performance. You will be required to act as an ambassador for CI activity with all of the suppliers. Ideally Six Sigma green Belt trained (a strong desirable)
o You will be required to act as an interface between Operations & Manufacturing across areas of the business in the UK & Europe and to ensure that successful DFMA is achieved. Supplier interaction will be required too.
o Educated to a HND, HNC or degree level; the Supplier Development Engineer will be able to demonstrate strong organisational, planning and communication skills to manage projects from cradle to the grave.
o Travel will be expected to various operations & supplier locations.
The role of Supplier Development Engineer is a great position for a talented all rounder & someone looking for plenty of variety in the role. The candidate should also enjoy the idea of some travel too.
In return you will receive a good starting salary as well a great benefits package, the opportunity to work with a global giant and the client will also support relocation.
For the position of Supplier Quality Engineer apply online or call Sandeep Dhillon at Technical Network for more information.
At Technical Network we use our relationships to represent Talent and Industry - with our specialist recruitment knowledge connecting the two. We specialise in manufacturing, engineering, scientific, aerospace, automotive and food & drink recruitment, focusing on technical and design roles from Executive positions right through the organisation to maintenance and production staff. We've been around a long time, so we really know our industries and sectors inside out and top to bottom.
So with us your time is always well spent.