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Date Added: Wed 14/12/2022

Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer

Wellingborough, NN8, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £38000/annum + wider benefits

GBR Recruitment are working in partnership with a leading automotive manufacturing client recruiting for an experienced professional Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer with strong quality, technical & product manufacturing skills / knowledge.

This key Quality role ensure all supplied parts & components are fit for purpose in terms of meeting Quality requirements, specifications, industry standards & compliance.


* Key linchpin between operations / QC on supplier related quality issues

* Full investigation of quality assurance concerns, establishing QA liability

* Raising non-conformance reports on suppliers & Evaluating their services

* Liaising effectively with all key suppliers, ensuring RCA (root cause analysis) is being carried out using appropriate problem solving tools.

* Recovering costs of non-conforming goods from the relevant supplier/s.

* Quarantine non-conforming faulty products & returning to suppliers at their cost not the businesses.

* A key member of the Raw Material Review SMT, looking at fitness-for-use, & product disposition.

* Support Rework Approval / Concession / Change Notification processes.

* QA Investigator / tester, establishing who is liable for any product faults.

* Work with purchasing to validate "first off parts" on all new product runs.

* Support purchasing with supplier assessments & supplier audits.

Desired Attributes:

* Previous Supplier QA / Inspection & Testing experience within a high capital engineered products manufacturing environment.

* Ability to read engineering / technical drawings (AutoCAD).

* Quality Assured Engineering background.

* Complexed manufacturing experience.

* Used to working in highly regulated sectors.

* From Automotive, Aerospace, Plant Machinery, Specialist Machinery, Forklift / MHE, Coach building, HGV builds, HGV Trailer builds or other high capital type product assembly builds.

* Strong user of Excel & ERP / MRP systems.

Interviews to take place immediately with a January 2023 start
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