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Date Added: Mon 06/09/2021

Supplier Development Engineer

Redhill, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Here at TPA we are very excited to be able offer the position of Supplier Development Engineer

Purpose of the Job:

* Ensure supplier understands CPL requirements.

* Lead the resolution of quality issues relating to non-conformances.

* Encourage suppliers' continuous improvement culture.

* Help develop their systems so that they are aligned to CPL.

* Liaise with the Suppliers and CPL Programme Managers to ensure projects are completed on time.

* Facilitate NPI process.

* Facilitate APQP in our and our suppliers.

Key Accountabilities:

* Monitor and report suppliers process stability and capability by analysing production data.

* Analyse suppliers' non-conformances and implement required corrective and preventative actions using relevant quality tools.

* Promote Quality culture via training and visual management tools.

* Audit suppliers processes and QMS.

* Oversee suppliers PPAP submission.

* Create supplier KPIs and work with suppliers to drive continuous improvement.

* Review suppliers PFMEA and Control Plans.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:

* Track record of achievement within realms of Supplier Development.

* HNC- or degree-qualified with experience in engineering or manufacturing discipline.

* Fully conversant with engineering and quality principles (including but not limited to SPC, Gauge R&R, DoE, sampling plans and other core Quality tools).

* Familiar with range of measuring and inspection equipment and able to interpret engineering drawings and specifications.

* Excellent computer skills (including but not limited to Windows and Office365).

* Good ISO9001/TS16949 quality systems knowledge.

* Strong statistical knowledge with advanced use of statistical software eg Minitab.


* Work accurately with attention to detail, set an example of and promote quality culture through the business.

* “Hands on” experience in shop floor and/or quality laboratory environment.

* Confident, with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

* Work independently and proactively.

* Good team player with a willingness to be flexible and adaptable.

Applications from candidates outside the UK will be considered. However, all offers of employment will be subject to meeting UK Right to Work legislation.

To hear more about this excellent company and opportunity, apply through the link and we will call you to discuss in more detail
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