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Senior Supplier Quality Engineer | Leicester | Contract
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Recruiter: Real Time Recruitment
Listed on: 1st March
Location: Rn Leicesterrn
Type: Contract
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Reference: 6962572
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Real Time Recruitment Solutions Senior Supplier Quality Engineer | Leicester | Contract
Description / Responsibilities of Position:
Lead the issue resolution and root cause analysis processes with supplier on all supplier related quality issues.Assessing supplier process, quality and capacity capabilities in conjunction with other Sourcing personnel.Working with on-site Quality, Production and Design to adjudicate, recommending corrective actions and following them up on supplier corrective action reportsOrganise any sort/rework with suppliersParticipate/support in any claim back made to supplierSupport NPI activity within the site liaising closely with NPI Buyer and Supplier Engineers.Attend NPI meetings highlighting any current issues regards parts.Responsible for coordination and execution of all on site form, fit and function testing required for PPAP of parts, attaining all required site approvals and feeding back to relevant Supplier EngineerProvide site feedback of part performance after OKTS to Supplier Engineer in line with Safe launch plan.Participate in any part/production review with suppliers before any tooling manufacture is startedAttend site tier meetings providing clear and timely updates on issues raisedLead and support site CE/VE projects developing a strong relationship within cross functional teams including Sourcing, Manufacturing, Design and Supplier.Support and in some instances lead local activities within the site and at Suppliers.Support factory in management of Material Review Board (MRB)Provide support and roll out of Global Quality Tools within the supply base including providing any training where required.Collate supplier monthly metrics/scorecard and liaise/manage feedback with suppliers including improvement actionsManage and develop local, small suppliers feeding updates into Supplier Development EngineerManage small resource activity within site with local supply base reporting updates into Supplier Engineering.Support site Quality issues outside of supplier cause in extreme casesAttributes/Skills RequiredSix Sigma Green Belt certification mandatory. Black Belt/Lean Expert certification preferred.Capability to support and drive change in the organizationStrong organizational and interpersonal skills with the ability to lead and drive projects to completion with minimal supervisionStrong leadership skills in a cross cultural environmentAbility to build a good and long lasting working relationship with Commodity Managers, NPI Buyers, Supplier Development Engineers, Supplier Engineers, Project Managers, Quality Engineers, Design, Production Engineering, Manufacturing and suppliers.Ability to present, sell and implement idea's to various levels up to Top Leadership both internal to the organization and externalCertified Lead Auditor preferredProfessional certification (CQE and CQA preferred) or willingness to obtainExposure / Education RequiredBachelor Degree in Electrical/Mechanical EngineeringGood understanding of English and preferably a second language.Skilled in Engineering/Purchasing/Quality and strong knowledge related to the manufacturing, design, and use of Mechanical and/or Electrical components. Knowledge of raw materials/metals/plastics/resins/electronic components preferred as well.Must have demonstrated strong understanding of QS, TS, APQP and PPAP standards, processes and implementation.High level of fluency using advanced quality tools.Understanding of precision metrology techniquesStrong background in Statistical Process Control, capability analysis (Cp, Cpk)Skilled in Microsoft Office, SAP and Excel

Manufacturing and Quality