supplier quality engineer in peterlee

posted
04 October 2017
contact
luke puxty, randstad cpe
job type
contract
salary
£ 12 - £ 15.85 per hour
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posted
location
peterlee, north east
specialism
engineering
sub specialism
Automotive
job type
contract
salary
£ 12 - £ 15.85 per hour
reference number
LPSQE
contact
luke puxty, randstad cpe
phone
01489560133
apply now

job description

Job Purpose: This role is fundamentally a reactive quality role responding to the daily quality issues found in the manufacturing facility. A sense of urgency is vital. From the initial concern the SQE will confirm the problem and determine a short-term action plan with the facility management and supplier. The objective being to ensure the manufacturing operations can continue operations without a detrimental impact to the process from a quality perspective. In conclusion the job manages the Corrective Action Process on Supplier Related Quality Issues. Deliver Global Leverage with Local Service Excellence.

Job Duties:

Major Role: Reporting directly to the site based Platform Purchasing Manager this role is responsible and accountantable for managing supplier related quality issues relating to Product Production, Pre-Servic or V.E.H.R (0 Hour) and Warranty (Processing and component returns). This role will include initiating supplier driven containment activity (to ensure that production schedules are not prejudiced) reviewing and approving 8D Corrective Action Plans.

Customer: Using 'site based' reporting systems (QSI, ISIR's, QCIR's, MRDR's, POU documentation) this position will communicate supplier corrective action details to ensure that the customer is totally confident in Containment and Final Corrective Action Plans.

Leadership: This position has no direct reports. The incumbent must exhibit strong leadership qualities to ensure that suppliers agree to and deliver Containment Action and facilitate Program Timing and Final Corrective Action, in accordance with the 8D process. Maintain the highest ethical and professional standards within this diverse global organisation.

Supplier Management: Responsible for maintaining accountability with the suppliers to establish containment plans related to quality discrepancies. Will ensure the supplier is developing corrective action plans to enable operations to continue with minimum disruption.

Relationships: - maintains close working relationships with:

. Product Engineering Groups

. Suppliers

. Logistics and Material Planning Groups

. Supplier Development Engineers

. Production Managers and Personnel

. Quality Groups

. Purchasing Groups

Background/Experience:

The position requires an engineering or manufacturing background plus familiarity with manufacturing processes used to produce components and assemblies for Caterpillar Products. Knowledge of shop operations and maintenance procedures is required. The position requires a bachelor's degree - or equivalent experience, preferably in engineering. Good human relations skills are required to develop a cooperative working relationship with others inside and outside of caterpillar. Solid ability to use and demonstrate statistical and problem solving tools is required.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.

skills

Engineering or manufacturing background. Bachelors degree.

qualification

Requires an engineering or manufacturing background. Knowledge of shop operations and maintenance procedures required. Bachelors degree - or equivalent experience, preferably in engineering.