Supplier Quality Engineer

Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing
19 Mar 2019
03 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently working on a brand new position made for a Supplier Quality Engineer at a leading manufacturer in the south Coventry region. As a specialist manufacturer of low volume products supplied into the automotive, aerospace and defence industries, this opportunity will suit versatile candidates with strong quality and lean process tools.

Client Details

Our client is a globally recognised manufacturer supplying into OEMs across a number of industry sectors. The business has a diverse product range and prides itself on quality of product. The Supplier Quality Engineer role is a new position, intended to add further rigour to the supply chain's manufacturing processes. The successful Supplier Quality Engineer will be tasked with improving supplier score cards and bringing a introducing a number of lean tools into the supply chain.


  • Working with supply chain to improve processes and performance, focusing on migration from reactive to proactive quality mentality
  • Perform capability studies to assess and rationalise supplier base
  • Guide suppliers through APQP and PPAP activities
  • Responsible for purchased parts from concept to series production
  • Coaching of suppliers in quality and lean tools
  • Assistance with problem resolution utilising automotive quality tools including 8d
  • Implementation of various lean methodologies


  • Background working in supplier facing quality position
  • Comfortable with UK travel
  • Excellent command of lean tools with Six Sigma certification preferable
  • Lead Auditor ideally with strong working knowledge of IATF 16949
  • Exposure to a number of different manufacturing processes
  • Diplomatic in approach

Job Offer

Salary from £45,000 - £50,000

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