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Supplier Quality Engineer

  • £35000 - £40000 per annum
  • Birmingham
  • Posted: 20/01/2020
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 025419917

Job Details

To support the launch of a new product, an experienced Supplier Quality Engineer is sought for a successful manufacturer of high value automotive components based in South East Birmingham.

Supplier Quality Engineer

Precision manufacturing/ assembly

Salary: c£40000

Location: South Birmingham


Reporting directly into the Quality Manager, this role will be instrumental in the supplier maturity of a new product into production.

o Maintain quality oversight for a portfolio of suppliers producing

o Evaluate & drive root cause and corrective action in alignment with the 8D process with suppliers

o Participate & lead critical supplier quality investigations while reporting out on investigation status

o Participate and drive Zero Defect Initiative for critical suppliers including identification of key activities and establishing a plan for execution

o Auditing & assessment of supplier's quality plans to ensure robust detection and quality control actions

o Coordinate & participate in Manufacturing Process Reviews of critical products

o Develop schedule for & drive closure on PFMEA reviews, engineering change validation,

o Reviews process control documentation to ensure it is in compliance with requirements, objectives

o Working with product design and specification, devises testing plans, methods and equipment to assure reliability of product


Applications are sought from experienced Supplier Quality Engineer or Quality Engineers with precision manufacturing / assembly experience, preferably gained in the automotive industry

o Minimum HNC qualified, formal audit training desirable – IATF16949, VDA

o Proven background using core Quality Tools (APQP, SPC, MSA, FMEA and PPAP), Control plans/Process Flows, Root Cause Analysis/Practical Problem solving

o Six Sigma Green Belt qualified would be advantageous

o Understanding of manufacturing engineering with respect to one or more of these areas: casting, machining, gears, electronic control units, assembly & test, mechanisms, fixtures and gauges.

o Results driven with strong written and oral communication skills

o Motivate and assertive personality, willing to learn, seek opportunities for improvement

Our client:

Market leading automotive component manufacturer based in new manufacturing facility located close to the motorway network. With multiple million investment, they are now looking for a Supplier Quality Engineer role to support the launch and product maturity of a brand new product into production. This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful business that invests in people and offers a tremendous scope for professional development.

In return they are offering an excellent salary, contributary pension scheme, life insurance, 25 days holiday, car parking onsite, first class factory and office facilities, opportunity for professional development and career enhancement.

Apply on-line or call Robert Wigley for a confidential discussion

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