Lead Supplier Quality Engineer

Aerospace, shipbuilding, other transport equipment, Automotive, Electrical, optical, Engineering
East Midlands
Not specified
Contract type:
Full time
Salary description:
Specialist areas:
Quality assurance (main), Audit/assessment, Consultancy, Health and safety, Operational improvement, Project management, Risk management
Start Date:
X4 Group
Job Ref:

Lead Supplier Quality Engineer

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Supplier Quality Manager to join a market leading engineering organisation who specialise within the aerospace and oil and gas industry. The company are leading competitors in what they do and they are looking for the next individuals who can help assist them in their journey to greater success across the supply chain.

The Lead Supplier Quality Engineer will be an individual who has a proven track record of dealing with supplier quality and have experience in managing and developing supplier relationships and have experience in international auditing. They will need to show an ability to lead aerospace/engineering projects and be an individual who has the ability to be a part of the senior leadership team and assist in the direction of the company.

Lead Supplier Quality Engineer Responsibilities:

The role of the Lead Supplier Quality Engineer will involve:
* Be the Supplier Quality lead for Company and work towards a total quality management system across the supply chain
* Be a part of the senior management team and lead strategic change within the business
* Support the classification and positioning of the quality strategy for the supply chain
* Undertake Supplier auditing activities, mainly within Europe however with the chance of going further afield
* Manage the SQM team- including more junior SQE's
* Ensure the Supplier Quality Team are trained and adhere to our portfolio of the aerospace standards (AS9100) and other company standards
* Support Customer driven Quality activities in the UK and overseas by phone or personal visit as required

Lead Supplier Quality Engineer requirements:
* Have a proven track record of working within the aerospace/oil and gas sector with a strong working knowledge of AS9100
* Held previous positions as lead supplier quality engineer/supplier quality manager within engineering who has led teams and projects
* Work collaboratively with the senior leadership team and cohesively with the supplier quality manager
* Establish and maintain structure within the supply chain and quality department
* Establish continuous improvements across supplier quality including with reducing costs, hitting KPI's and assist in NPI
* Offer support and direction with strategic business plans and decisions

Why Should You Apply?
* Salary: £50,000- £55,000 + Benefits Dependent on experience
* 25 days holiday plus bank holidays increasing after years of service
* Life Assurance plan
* Generous pension scheme with a contribution of up to 10%
* Bonus scheme paying out at maximum of 10%
* Free car parking

About Us

X4 Engineering

X4 Engineering is a specialist recruitment business for the engineering sector. We are part of the X4 Group, a multi-award-winning group of brands specialising in Life Sciences, Engineering, Construction and Technology, with over 10 years of experience in successfully placing mid to senior level contract and permanent professionals across the globe.

Our network of world class engineering talent sets us apart from the rest and allows us to deliver skilled professionals to our engineering partners across a number of industry sectors including Oil and Gas, Manufacturing, Aerospace, Chemical and Process, Defence, Medical, Food and FMCG.

We're a result driven business and our team of specialist recruitment consultants continue to go above and beyond what's expected to ensure our clients receive the highest ROI from their recruitment spend. We have partnerships with leading engineering companies all over the world and have made placements in over 13 countries across Europe and the US

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Contact Details:
X4 Group
Contact: Brogan Lee

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