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Supplier Quality Engineer

  • Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location:
  • Sector: Quality & Compliance
  • Date posted: 25/05/2017
  • Job reference: J365582A
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Supplier Quality Engineer - Aviation

Supplier Quality Assurance/ Aviation Quality

Permanent/ Full Time

£35,000 - £40,000 Basic Salary + Full benefits package includes - Contributory pension scheme, share incentive plan, private medical insurance, private dental insurance, childcare vouchers, holiday vouchers, other leisure discounts etc

Job Description

The Supplier Quality Engineer is responsible for providing assurance that suppliers intended to be used are operating safely and compliantly in a given domain, assuring a suppliers ability to deliver a fit-for-purpose on-time output, and identifying any actions required to be made to improve supplier performance

Key Accountabilities

  • Provide assurance of the overall supply chain, identifying key risk areas and proactively recommending action and approaches to manage this risk
  • Conduct process and product audits of key suppliers to assure safety and compliance regimes are effective and maintained
  • Identify actions through audit to ensure that the safety and compliance risks to the business and the supply chain are understood and managed
  • Identify and share areas of good practice and contribute to the improvement of the supplier management process
  • Assist and advise in the development and production of supplier management plans and relevant project documentation
  • Support business and engineering managers in managing suppliers and maintaining regulatory compliance
  • Act as the voice of quality assurance within cross-functional supply chain working groups
  • Prepare for, lead and co-ordinate the response to audits

Key Capabilities/Knowledge

  • Track Record of success in Quality Assurance and Supply Chain Assurance
  • Understanding of how regulation and contractual standards flow down to suppliers
  • Demonstrably experienced auditor
  • Knowledge of customer specific quality management system requirements
  • Excellent relationship building skills and demonstrable ability to work with third parties
  • Strong team working ethic

Experience & Qualifications

  • ISO 9001 Lead Auditor
  • Experience of using Standard industry improvement tools and techniques
  • Effective and influential communicator
  • Confident decision maker
  • Calm and considered approach to problem solving
  • Results focused and committed to excellent delivery
  • Motivating, engaging and supportive style

To Apply

If you're ready to apply, fantastic! Click "apply" and if your CV is shortlisted I will call for an initial chat/screening in confidence within the next week.

Interviews will take place on an ad-hoc basis but if you're interested please don't hesitate as we are short listing as we speak!

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