To provide a professional Supplier Quality Assurance engineering service to the Procurement function to manage the effective introduction of Suppliers which meet the business's Quality Management System requirements.
A Global Organisation with a UK based manufacturing site. Using innovative manufacturing techniques they work with their customers from design stage through manufacture, assembly and finally installation of new, cost-effective products.
- A key member of the Quality & Procurement teams and work especially closely with the Strategic Sourcing Specialists to facilitate the Supply Chain long term strategy
- To proactively develop the Company's systems and processes in the spirit of continuous improvement
- Monitor and review the department's & Supplier's performance and amend plans as necessary to achieve the agreed targets
- To keep abreast and take advantage of Quality Assurance best practise and technology
- To make a significant contribution in determining and implementing the Quality & Procurement functional plansEnsure that the requirements of the QMS are enforced by the indirect management of the Company's Design, Procurement, Manufacturing Engineering, Materials and Production resources.
- Excellent academic background, with a technical/engineering degree or equivalent
- Ideally Associate member of an appropriate professional institution e.g. Chartered Quality Institute (CQI)
- Substantial experience in a Supplier Quality role.
- Experience and knowledge of ISO9001:2015 and associated standards
- Experience in the review and acceptance of material to technical specification.
- Understanding of environmental issues within a manufacturing business, e.g. ISO14001
- Experience of customer interfaces on quality issues
- Ability to develop and deploy an effective world class supplier quality regime that minimises the risk of quality escapes from suppliers impacting production
- Ability to influence at all levels within the business
- Articulate communicator with good listening skills
- Supplier Quality Assurance