Supplier Quality Engineer

First Energy

Supplier Quality Engineer

Job Summary:

The Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) is responsible for developing and maintaining effective partner relationships with suppliers.

The SQE is critical for the manufacturing health of the business by ensuring suppliers are committed, engaged and fully aligned with the strategic requirements and vision of the business.

They must ensure that critical data are collected, analysed, and acted upon to ensure supplier performance is continually improved. Ensure a supplier audit schedule is developed, maintained, and executed effectively.

Desired skills / Experience:

Previous experience in dealing with multiple key suppliers (18+)
Previous experience in a fast-paced dynamic manufacturing environment
Problem solving, including full Root Cause Analysis processes and associated tools and techniques
Good knowledge of multiple supplier processes, including, machining, welding, plating, coating, injection and compression moulding
Previous experience of onboarding new suppliers
Previous experience of working with NPD teams and the Design for Manufacture philosophy
Able to think quickly when critical issues arise
Excellent knowledge of ISO 9001 and good experience of ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 (latest revisions)
Preferably Lead Auditor qualified, or internal auditor qualified (IRCA registered training course) with extensive practical experience of internal / external auditing
Preferable, Degree / HNC (Production / Mechanical / Electrical / Quality Engineering)

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