Lead Supplier Quality Engineer -Electronic Components

Location
Dorset
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
11 Jan 2019
Closes
08 Feb 2019
Ref
895482
Contact
Neil Tovey
Clearance Level
SC
Job Type
Permanent
Your experience in Supplier Quality, Electronic engineering and knowledge of driving root cause analysis with suppliers, will help you to drive Quality performance of a large and key strategic supplier of Electronic components. You will be responsible for Supplier Quality performance, driving root cause analysis and the on-going development of increased supplier capability. In addition, you will be establishing and developing a supplier approval system, conducting audits and ensuring adherence to Quality Management System requirements.

You will be working for a global leader in state of the art aerospace and defence systems. A corporate benefits package and transparent career development opportunities are on offer within this vibrant environment.

Read on for specifics on the job. To apply click the Apply Now button at the bottom of the page.

About the job:

The client requires a Lead Supplier Quality Engineer to work with the supply chain, managing their approval process and improving their quality performance. This job includes:

*Support the delivery of conforming products to support the business requirements
*Drive supplier non-conformance management and Root Cause Analysis
*Develop suppliers to more effectively support in terms of cost, quality and timeliness; implementation and monitoring improvement plans as necessary
*Drive supplier quality management in line with company control procedures, and relevant regulatory standards e.g. AS/EN 9100
*Ensure quality assurance for new and existing suppliers through audits, source inspections, First Article Inspection sign-off and change control process management
*Effective flow down of quality requirements to suppliers throughout the product lifecycle
*Development of supplier capability via strategic and tactical improvement activities
*Conduct supplier site visits to observe and report on quality systems and material manufacture processes in support of ongoing supplier monitoring, this will include travel within the UK and occasional travel in Europe
*Analyse, track and report discrepancies and corrective actions taken when vendor products are rejected/returned on receipt or failure post acceptance
*Prepare documentation for inspection / test procedures
*Participate in First Article Inspections at Suppliers
*Participate in Continuous Improvement Projects

About You:

To be suitable for the Lead Supplier Quality Engineer job, you will have proven experience of as a supplier quality engineer within a high technology/electronic engineering/ Aerospace (electronic bias) organisation. You will need experience of working in a supply chain organisation, driving root cause with suppliers and a thorough understanding of Quality tools and techniques. You will need an understanding of key aerospace Quality Standards such as AS/EN 9100, AS9102 and NADCAP as well as Supplier Relationship management and good technical engineering knowledge and ability to read engineering drawings.

Lead Supplier Quality Engineer
Wimborne
Permanent
Keywords: Supplier quality, Engineer, Electronic, Root cause, Corrective action, Continuous improvements, ISO 9001, AS 9100, Supplier, Quality, Audit, Aerospace, Aviation.

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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