Supplier Quality & Development Engineer

30 August 20222022-08-30
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Supplier Quality & Development Engineer



Recruit 12 has an exciting opportunity for a Supplier Quality & Development Engineer to provide support and guidance to the Procurement/operations team in an aerospace manufacturing environment.

Your responsibilities as a Supplier Quality & Development Engineer will include:

  • Provide quality support to the supply chain and projects
  • Lead performance improvement initiatives
  • Provide SQA support to the low Cost manufacturing sites
  • Roll out and support the implementation of the clients Zero Defect program to reduce PPM
  • Develop the Key suppliers for Low Cost Manufacture
  • Develop the Supplier audit plan in line with the Working Assessment of Supplier Performance
  • Ensure containment for concerns are implemented & drive root cause, corrective actions via 8D’s & Q Pulse
  • Ensure audits are carried out to the schedule
  • Strong Quality background within the Aerospace industry and a working knowledge of AS 9100 and AS 9102 is highly desirable.
  • Review First Article Inspection Reports to AS 9102 and DVI standards.
  • To work closely with other departments to ensure the suppliers provide objective evidence that demonstrates compliance to AS 9100.
  • To provide Key business metrics that demonstrates compliance to AS 9100 and customer requirements.
  • Ability to analyse nonconforming data and make recommendations for supplier/process improvements.
  • Ability to work with the suppliers to manage the Source Transfer programme
  • To ensure prompt corrective and preventative action against nonconforming product and external audit actions.
  • To support the First Article Inspection programme.
  • To support account reviews with the relevant buyer
  • To create relevant procedures as part of the continuous improvement programme.
  • Proficient in APQP, DFMEA, PFMEA, PPAP, Control Plans, Root Cause analysis.
  • Must be familiar with aerospace OE quality requirements.
  • Understanding of Calibration systems.
  • SAP or similar MRP system experience

To be a successful candidate as a Supplier Quality & Development Engineer you will need:

  • BTEC ONC Mechanical Eng
  • Aerospace Quality Engineering
  • Lead Auditor
  • ISO 9001
  • AS 9100
  • AS 9102
  • EASA Part 21 Subpart G
  • Good communicator
  • Team Player
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Courage to challenge
  • Highly motivated and ability to work on own or lead continuous improvement activities with Suppliers

Recruit12 is a recruitment specialist working within the Automotive, Aerospace, and World Class manufacturing sectors.

Important: Please note Recruit12 is only able to place into employment candidates that have a valid EU passport, a European Economic Area (EEA) passport or a valid UK visa.