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Supplier Quality Engineer

  • Location: Huntingdon, Cambridge
  • Sector: Quality
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: DRD8502/244
  • Salary: £45,000 - £50,000
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Job description

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced and pragmatic Supplier Quality Engineer join a market leader in industrial ink jet products based between in the Cambridgeshire area.

The Supplier Quality Engineer, based in Cambridgeshire will be responsible for leading & driving continuous improvement and development a global supply base through the deployment of best practices in quality! Travel will be required - long haul to USA/Malaysia/Japan - around 30%

In addition to the development of supplier relationships, the role will focus on raising supplier ownership for their quality (self- assurance) and to support cross-functional communication and co-operation between Procurement, Quality Assurance, Logistics, R&D and Production.

Supplier Quality Engineer
> Planning and implementing preventive techniques in manufacturing (APQP & FMEA & PPAP)
> Ensuring supplier have necessary processes to deliver against design and test specifications
> Excellent fault diagnostic skills - in DoE, route cause analysis, 8D, ect.
> Excellent data understanding and reporting - SPC, Capability studies, Performance monitoring
> Strong track record in developing suppliers to a point of self-sustaining.
> Competent in design for manufacture(DFM) - able to drive design decisions where manufacturability deliverables need to be repeatable
> Ability to create and present reports to management
> Strong leadership and negotiation skills
> Able to examine and interpret validation reports, to determine compliance against requirements

Candidates for this supplier Quality Engineer role should have significant relevant experience in a manufacturing environment and will have an in depth understanding of tools such as six sigma and Lean manufacturing. Experience of auditing to ISO standards is essential and relevant qualifications ideal.
Travel will be required - long haul to USA/Malaysia/Japan - around 30%

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