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DATE ADDED: Thu 09/08/2018

Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer

West Sussex, UK

JOB TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: £35000 - £38000/annum excellent benefits

Quality Assurance Engineer required; supporting the low volume new product introduction to manufacturing and production. The SQA will be pivotal, along with the procurement team, in setting up the supply chain processes into production. The role requires a hands-on problem solver who worked closely with manufacturing and engineering to ensure continuous improvements, quality assurance and implement changes. The role may require travel in Europe and the UK. The Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer must have experience within a manufacturing environment, and demonstrate experience in working with: * Quality Standards ( ISO9001, 14001, ISO 45001, TS 16949 , ISO 18001 etc.) * Quality planning techniques APQP (FMEA, PPAP) * Quality tools processes * SQA around NPI The Supplier Quality responsibilities include: * Report to the Head of Quality when required. However, the SQA is joining a small and agile team where they would be expected to run with the project with little supervision * Travel to supplier sites both in the UK and abroad (all expenses paid) * Support and help streamline quality processes / supply chain * Review the process of new parts with the team and suppliers * Manage the process audits of existing components and importantly, new component parts * Work closely and visit suppliers, reacting to issues in an efficient and mature manner * Manage supplier progress plans in co-operation with manufacturing and production * Approve Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) in coordination with the Head of Procurement * Manage associated documentation and processes for supplier quality * Apply disciplines (such as 8D) where necessary The Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer must be a proven and confident communicator, with a background in production. Ideally, from manufacturing, aerospace, oil gas, automotive or automation industry sectors. In addition, a proven track record in successfully implementing change and ensuring continuous improvement, driving forward the commercial elements of the business. Meeting with clients and customer are a key element of this role. Good package on offer including, pension, healthcare
Role: Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer
Job Type: Permanent
Location: West Sussex,

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