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Supplier Quality Engineer (3378455162)
As in-house recruiters for DENSO Marston in Shipley we have an exciting opportunity for a proactive individual to join the Quality Team to focus on the management and development of the company’s supplier base. The main activities will include overseeing all quality aspects related to a supplier’s new product introduction as well as managing existing suppliers. Working Hours/Benefits Mon - Thurs: 8:30am - 5:00pm Friday: 8:30am - 1:30pm Flexi-time of 30 minutes at either side of the core hours are available Mon – Thurs Excellent pension scheme, private medical insurance and generous company benefits, plus free on-site parking. Key Responsibilities Responsible for auditing and approving new suppliers to DNMN in line with our Supplier Quality Assurance manual and procedures. Manage supplier quality performance by monitoring, communicating and developing improvement activities working with suppliers. Manage immediate supplier quality concerns by coordinating activities to mitigate risks and secure supply of good quality parts to DNMN. Manage the development of non-performing suppliers ensuring that robust action plans are implemented. Closely follow up these action plans. Regularly audit suppliers to ensure development activities are on track and any risks are identified and mitigated by joint activity with suppliers. Track the suppliers APQP timing plans ensuring that the key gateways are achieved. Carefully review the suppliers control plans and FMEAs prior to project launch to ensure that these are effective for quality assurance to DNMN culminating in the PPAP/PSW approval. Conduct thorough product and process audits prior to sign off to ensure supplier readiness. Manage and promote DNMN supplier quality awards in line with our procedure. Responsibilities include getting submissions, evaluations and signoff. Will be an active IATF16949 auditor participating in internal audits. Required Skills and Experience Degree in mechanical, production or automotive engineering related discipline (this is desirable not essential) Significant practical supplier quality assurance experience. Experience of working for an automotive supplier or a similar high volume production environment Strong and proven problem solving skills. Be competent in the use of core tools (8D, 5Y, etc.) Excellent written and oral communication skills and good presentation skills. Knowledge of appropriate office software applications. Excellent organisational and time management skills. Full driving license