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Supplier Quality Engineer

Posted 5 February by Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing Ended

As their client base continues to expand a Supplier Quality Engineer is required to lead and drive continuous improvement within the worldwide supply chain and ensuring best practices are being followed throughout.

Client Details

Our client are a global manufacturing business based in Bath who are looking for an experienced Supplier Quality Engineer to join their growing team.


The Supplier Quality Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Leading and/or supporting supplier improvement activities to drive a reduction in quality and delivery performance issues.
  • Coaching & supporting suppliers in the deployment of modern quality tools and techniques.
  • Assist in the investigation of supplier process or product problems within the division.
  • Review, update or establish quality requirements to be placed upon suppliers.
  • To liaise with Purchasing, Engineering and Production as required to facilitate improvement in supplier performance.
  • Working with Strategic Sourcing as required, to identify new suppliers and conducting initial assessments and approval.
  • Provide support when required to other Quality teams within the division for supplier development activities.


The suitable candidate will have:

  • Proven experience in a leading Supplier Quality/Supplier Development role with a broad background in electro-mechanical manufacturing.
  • HNC/HND/Degree in an Engineering or Manufacturing Discipline.

  • Lead Assessor ISO 9001 training would be a distinct advantage.
  • Sound working knowledge and deployment of Lean principles and associated tools such as PFMEA, 8D, PPAP, APQP, SPC, etc.
  • Managing and leading supplier improvement activities.
  • Comprehensive understating of ISO9001 and its application.
  • Conducting supplier audits
  • Experience in an aluminium die casting environment would be a distinct advantage.

Job Offer

Competitive salary

Required skills

  • Supplier Quality Engineer

Reference: 34402961

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