Supplier Development Engineer

Location: Middlesex, England Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Client Delivery, Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Contract Contact: Zak Mendoza

Supplier Quality Engineer

12-month fixed term contract


Supplier Quality Engineer needed for a multinational financial organisation based in Middlesex who are looking to employ an experienced Supplier Quality Engineer with an in-depth knowledge of the development and sustainment of programs to meet Quality, Cost and Delivery requirements, experience of the required tools and techniques required to develop supply chain processes (e.g Control Plans, PFMEAs, KPIs, SPC, Process Mapping), and the Defence Industry.

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Supplier Quality Engineer will include:

  • Develop product control plans with KPI metrics with key suppliers demonstrating performance and compliance to requirements
  • Design and deliver a Supplier development strategy for key suppliers
  • Facilitate implementation and on-going compliance of the Suppler development & improvement strategy at the supply chain
  • Facilitate implementation of Lean techniques and Best Practice aligned with company strategies at the Suppliers to continuously drive costs down and remove waste from the supply chain but continuing to meet requirements
  • Work with the Quality and Improvement team to ensure that requirements are understood and being met in the supply chain
  • Work with suppliers to ensure that their On-Time Delivery performance consistently improves
  • Support in measuring Supplier quality and delivery performance providing statistics to both the Supplier and the business to support continuous improvement programs and supplier selection decisions
  • In conjunction with the Procurement Team, undertake regular business reviews with key suppliers to review delivery, quality & cost performance, existing & future requirements & improvement programs
  • Establish with suppliers a supply chain process that will generate an increase in inventory turns & lead-time reductions
  • Develop inventory management strategies aimed at achieving zero 'stock-outs' for materials
  • Working with Operations to implement KanBan for 'A' Class materials
  • Coordinate & manage supplier non-conformance & rejects then working with the suppliers to ensure root cause analysis with the implementation of effective Corrective & Preventive actions
  • Perform duties in accordance with company policies, procedures and processes
  • Support in the development, implementation and improvement of company processes and documented procedures to ensure a robust Quality Management

What you need to be the successful Supplier Quality Engineer:

In order to be the successful Supplier Quality Engineer and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:

  • Experience with the development and sustainment of programs to meet Quality, Cost and Delivery requirements
  • Experience of the required tools and techniques required to develop supply chain processes (e.g Control Plans, PFMEAs, KPIs, SPC, Process Mapping)
  • A strong team player and must have the ability to create and maintain effective professional relationships with suppliers and other members of staff
  • Good communication skills demonstrated both verbally and in the generation of documentation required to support the role
  • Demonstrated experience in gaining trust and respect with suppliers and internal/external customers
  • Self-driven and able to monitor own performance effectively to ensure commitments and deadlines are met
  • Effectively able to manage own time according to the role requirements
  • Effective planning and organizing
  • Must be able to obtain security clearance
  • To be PC literate and be able to effectively use essential software packages
  • Full driving license
  • Must be eligible for Security Clearance

Desirable experience and knowledge are as followed:

  • Has worked in an Aerospace Organisation
  • Experience in Global sourcing
  • Experience in Aerospace standards (e.g. EASA Part 21, AS9100, etc)

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Supplier Quality Engineer to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

Please note that all applicants moving forward for the Supplier Quality Engineer position must have obtained or be eligible for security clearance up to SC level.

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