Supplier Development Engineer

Job Title: Supplier Development Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Stafford
Salary: £24 - £32 per hour, Benefits: primarily working from home - with regular site visits
Start Date: 2022-01-05
Reference: BH-478-1
Contact Name: Dominic Golding
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 05, 2022 14:07

Job Description

Supplier Development Engineer

Location: Hybrid – primarily working from home – with regular visits (1 day per week) to company site in Stafford, and to suppliers based in Midlands

Duration : 12 Months

Pay rate is up to £23.85 per hour PAYE, or £32.00 per hour via an Umbrella company

Supplier Development Engineer will be working with a global engine manufacturing company based in Stafford

The SDE will be responsible for supporting NPI Projects and working closely with suppliers to ensure quality using PPAP.

Proactive work with suppliers up to PPAP submission point. Using quality product planning tools, checking suppliers at each gateway.

Work onsite with suppliers confirming live data of quality of products and that they have the correct number of parts.

PPAP: Confirming the systems are in the PPAP and cross referencing the PPAP. Confirming the output of the process and checking over the measurement criteria.

Assessing suppliers for QCLDM and driving implementation of Lean & APQP processes.

The SDE will need experience of dealing with suppliers, PPAP and APQP processes with a manufacturing background in Castings, Precision Machining, Fabrication, Fasteners & Fixings.

Plus experience in the development of Supplier metrics and problem resolution between supplier and plants, suppliers and engineering personnel, and between facilities.

And experience in using Supplier Issue Investigation tools such as Root Cause Analysis, PFMEA, 5 WHYS, FISHBONE/6M, ECA/ICA/PCA (STOP/FIX)