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Salary: Market related

Location: Woking, Surrey

Job Type: Permanent

Date Listed: 26 Jul 2022

Reference: 5586

Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer
Shift: Days

Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer required to join an automotive consultancy business, working with a specialist supercar manufacturer, based in Woking. This is a permanent opportunity to support new and existing vehicle models.

Roles & Responsibilities of the Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer:

  •      Responsible for Purchased New Part Product Quality & Capacity for a specific area of the vehicle.
  •      Drive the assigned Suppliers to ensure components achieve/exceed the required quality level specified.
  •      Provide Concern investigation (8D) and resolution for Series production.
  •      Conduct New Product introduction & Process verification audits
  •      Drive the development of supplier processes at supplier locations.
  •      Support production preparation using the Supplier Capacity Verification process to ensure smooth production ramp-up and maintain stability in series production.
  •      Manage and control up front quality planning within the supply base through effective APQP deployment and monitoring.
  •      Manage and Control on time approval of production parts and processes (PPAP) for components.
  •      Implement and manage part and process improvement activities.
  •      Development and achievement of KPIs
  •      Provide Project status and Management reports as required.
  •      Track Supplier on time delivery of TS16949 achievement plans.
  •      Create and Maintain Personal development and training plans.

The ideal Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer:

  •      Experience of Automotive Quality/Manufacturing in OEM or tier one, including some new model and series experience in a QA related position
  •      Understand and have experience approving parts using PPAP
  •      Understands TS16949 requirements.
  •      Experienced in project management reporting within an APQP or similar framework
  •      Experience of building close working relationships internally and with suppliers
  •      Experience of using problem solving techniques in a production environment (eg 8D, 5 Why)
  •      Understanding of lean techniques to support problem solving.
  •      IT literate (competent user of MS products e.g., Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  •      Previous Catia V5 experience and working knowledge of GD&T
  •      Supervisory experience would also be an advantage

To show your interest in this Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer role please Apply Now with a copy of your CV, should you be successfully shortlisted a member of our Team will contact you to discuss the role in more detail. All applications are treated in the strictest confidence.