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  • Location: Skelmersdale, WN8
  • Salary: £20.51 - £23.08 per hour
  • Job Type:Temporary

Posted 9 days ago

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Contact: Lauren Dixon
  • Contact Email: Lauren.Dixon@therecruitment-group.co.uk
  • Contact Phone: 01509 633633
  • Duration: 12m with possible extension
  • Start Date: 2022-05-09
  • Expiry Date: 07 June 2022
  • Job Ref: J4103
We're on the lookout for a Senior Supplier Quality Engineer to join our well-established and respected client in Skelmersdale on a 12-month temporary basis.

About the role:
As a Senior Supplier Quality Engineer, your main responsibilities will include:
  • Driving significant quality improvements through a global, division initiative
  • Leading existing product quality enhancements through use of continuous improvement methodologies and tools, such as:  Six Sigma and Production Part Approval Process (PPAP).
  • Leading quality deliverables as a key team member for new product programs 
  • Assuring compliance by conducting supplier process audits to internal Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and external standards. Leading Corrective and Preventive Action (CAPA), Risk Management, Issue Reviews, and change control
  • Representing the customer, evaluating customer complaints and issues, samples and trends, and determining necessary action plans
  • Managing the approval of new components from 50+ suppliers (mainly UK but also in Europe)
  • Fostering a quality environment and mindset throughout the business

About you:
To be considered for this role, the successful candidate must have:
  • At least 3 years’ experience within a similar Quality Engineer role  
  • Product and process understanding experience, including use of applied statistics and continuous improvement methodologies
  • Ability to identify opportunities for improvement and lead change
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to successfully liaise with internal and external departments
  • Experience of plastic / rubber moulding components, machined components and electronics would be beneficial
  • A Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or applied science discipline is preferred but not essential

The details:
  • Full time  
  • 12-month temporary position
  • £20.51 - £23.08 per hour (equivalent to £40k - £45k per annum)

For more information and to apply, get in touch with Courtney or Lauren at our Loughborough branch by clicking 'Apply Now' to submit your application.
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