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Supplier Quality Engineer

Posted 3 days ago by Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing Ended

We are currently working on a brand new position made for a Supplier Quality Engineer at Tier 1 Automotive Manufacturer in Birmingham. As a direct supplier to a host of OEMs, this opportunity will suit versatile candidates with strong quality and lean process tools.

Client Details

Our client is a globally recognised automotive manufacturer. The business has a diverse product range and prides itself on quality of product. The Supplier Quality Engineer role is a new position, intended to add further rigour to the supply chain's manufacturing processes. The successful Supplier Quality Engineer will be tasked with improving supplier score cards and introducing a number of lean tools into the supply chain.


  • Working with supply chain to improve processes and performance, focusing on migration from reactive to proactive quality mentality
  • Perform capability studies to assess and rationalise supplier base
  • Guide suppliers through APQP and PPAP activities
  • Responsible for purchased parts from concept to series production
  • Coaching of suppliers in quality and lean tools
  • Assistance with problem resolution utilising quality tools including 8d
  • Implementation of various lean methodologies


  • SQA background within automotive sector is essential
  • Diplomatic in approach
  • Excellent command of lean tools with Six Sigma certification preferable
  • Comprehensive knowledge of TS16949/ IATF16949
  • Exposure to a number of different manufacturing processes

Job Offer

Salary from £30,000 - £40,000 DOE + Package

Reference: 34651556

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