Supplier Quality Engineer
A large and growing engineering company has an immediate requirement for a Supply Chain Support Engineer, Supplier Quality Engineer or SQA Engineer based in Bedford on a permanent basis. Reporting to the Purchasing and Supply Chain Manager, the ideal candidate will have experience within a engineering quality assurance manufacturing environment.
Commutable from: Bedford, Milton Keynes, Stevenage, Bletchley, Luton, Northampton, Cambridge, St Neots, Corby, Newport Pagnell
Salary: £ 35,000 p.a. - £ 38,000 p.a. 23 days holiday plus 8, use of company pool car, flexible working hours
The Role of Supply Chain Support Engineer:
Liaise between supply chain, engineering, production and suppliers on technical requirements
Assess supplier risk levels and outline actions to mitigate them
Push problem solving at suppliers to ensure robust root cause analysis and strong corrective action
Coordinate quality checks on incoming parts if necessary
Contribute to the building of formal supplier quality processes
Provide strong communication with all relevant departments
Accountable for supplied part validation information, investigation and data gathering for all supplied checks if necessary
Maintain supplied part quality inspection records
HND in engineering or equivalent
Experience in an engineering or quality assurance role
Previous position held in order fulfilment, parts quality or an SQA position in a manufacturing company
Experience in design for manufacturing process or design for assembly
Knowledge of manufacturing process controls in a range of manufacturing categories (i.e. Fabrications, castings, machining etc)
Experience and/or knowledge of component measurement techniques.
Preferably have some experience of working in Europe and Asia.
Must expect frequent travel to UK, European and Asian supplier sites.
Preferably someone with the desire to become a Chartered Engineer
To apply please forward an up to date copy of your CV to Matthew Griffiths or call 01789 201040, thanks.