Supplier Development Engineer

£35000 - £40000 per annum
10 Feb 2017
10 Mar 2017
Neil Tovey
Clearance Level
Job Type
Your experience in Supplier development and knowledge of supplier quality improvement tools and processes quality, will play a crucial part in facilitating and coordinating supplier improvement programs for a leading company in the aerospace controls industry. Using your extensive background in supplier development strategy, you will work closely with key suppliers to design and deliver strategy and implement ongoing compliance.

You will be at the leading edge of technological innovation, responsible for the efficient manufacture of the next generation of high integrity electronic control systems. A corporate benefits package and transparent career development opportunities are on offer within this vibrant environment.

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About the Job:

The client requires a Supplier Development Engineer to be responsible for the facilitation and coordination of Supplier improvement programs with key suppliers in conjunction with the Procurement team based in Greenford. This role includes:

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 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 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
Support in the development, implementation and improvement of company processes and documented procedures to ensure a robust Quality Management System is in place throughout the business.

About You:

To be suitable for the Supplier Development Engineer role you will ideally need;
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)
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
It would also be useful if you had prior experience working in an Aerospace Organisation and in Global sourcing. You will need knowledge of Aerospace standards (e.g. EASA Part 21, AS9100, etc).

Supplier Development Engineer
£35,000 - £40,000

Keywords: Supplier, Supply chain, Quality, Delivery, Aerospace, AS9100, Non-conformance, Control plan, KPI, QMS, Corrective action, Preventative action.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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