Supplier Quality Engineer

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Stockport, Greater Manchester | Ref: BBBH28976


Supplier Quality Engineer

Role Profile

My client, an established business in the Stockport area, is looking to appoint a Supplier Quality Engineer to support the business during an exciting time of growth and expansion.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful business with a range of high profile customers and you will play a key part in developing the supplier base in order to ensure they can meet the business' current and future needs.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support supplier evaluation process to select and onboard new suppliers with the required capabilities (cost, quality, capacity)
  • Analyse performance of existing suppliers through scorecards and techniques such as 8D, APQP and FMEA
  • Develop existing supplier base to drive improvements and ensure they have the necessary technical expertise for NPD projects and new product launches
  • Utilise lean techniques and quality tools such as 8D, SPC and FMEA to implement and monitor against continuous improvement plans

Skills & Experience:

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Previous experience in a supplier facing quality role such as Supplier Quality Engineering or Supplier Development
  • Background in Mechanical Engineering (HNC/HND level qualification as a minimum)
  • Proven experience using quality tools such as 8D, APQP and FMEA
  • Knowledge of Lean and Continuous Improvement
  • Proven track record of delivering supplier audits and supplier development plans to drive improvements and increase capability within the supply chain
  • Willingness to undertake regular business travel

The successful candidate will also be a self starter who works to their own initiative, and will have excellent communication/relationship building skills

Client information

An established manufacturing business with a site in the Stockport area

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