Senior Supplier Quality Engineer

Manufacturing, Metals (basic & fabricated)
North West England
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:
The ECS Group Limited
Job Ref:

I am looking for a new Senior Supplier Quality Engineer to join my clients global manufacturing organisation. Providing high quality, innovative products and services that exceed the expectations of our customers. As a Senior Supplier Quality Engineer, you will lead a team dedicated to improving satisfaction through product and process improvement.

You will have a comprehensive supplier quality management background, ideally from manufacturing sector. Experience of PPAP, NPD, Supplier Development alongside general quality tools & techniques and previous success in managing teams.

*Sustainable improvement of the supplier performances to meet the quality and business objectives of the products and services
*Supports new product introductions and sourcing changes
*Responsible for developing the suppliers to improve performance
*Supplier validation, on boarding and associated tasks
*Manage a team of 4
*Supplier Assessment and Validation
*New Supplier On-Boarding
*Supplier Audits and Improvement
*Emerging Issues On-Site Support, Problems Solving and Sustainable Solution
*Supplier SPQP
*NPI Activities
*At a supplier level, local suppliers as well as global suppliers
*Demonstrate business acumen and agility in working within a Matrix and cross-functional environment to proactively and reactively address supplier quality, service, delivery and other critical supply issues;
*Ability to understand and work within diverse cultural landscape and close organizational levels to seek opportunities for improvement and leverage resources for problem resolution.
*Good judgment for escalation process.
*Structured approach like 8D for problem solving engagement, communication and

Knowledge Required
*Comprehensive supplier quality management background, ideally from manufacturing sector
*Experience of PPAP, NPD, Supplier Development alongside general quality tools & techniques Managing successful teams (this role will manage 4 people)
*Quality system
*Audits and suppliers' assessments
*Control Plan, Quality plan
*SCAR or/and SPAR processes
*PPAP processes
*Change management
*Lean and 6 sigma tools - continuous improvement
*Compliance and regulation awareness

*Certified lead auditor or supporting experience
*Higher Level Qualification in Engineering or Manufacturing Discipline
*Qualified in Quality Management or Chartered Quality Professional

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
The ECS Group Limited
Contact: Christina Tatlow-Emms

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