Supplier Development Engineer

  • Location

    Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

  • Sector:

    Engineering & Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £30.00 - £35.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Paul Terry

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    26 weeks

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An exciting opportunity has just come to the market for a Supplier Development Engineer to join our market leading global manufacturer of off highway machinery.

As a Supplier Development Engineer you will take responsibility for and provide technical expertise and leadership to my clients supply base in the execution of a robust quality plan within the suppler network. In addition, to implement a well-documented continuous quality improvement process and strict process controls. This will be used for the evaluation and development of new and existing suppliers worldwide, to maximising Quality, Cost, Logistics, Delivery, and Management (QCLDM) within the supply network. To ensure that a supplier is able to meet corporate and business unit requirements for SQEP certification levels and customer requirements for quality, cost, and delivery of purchased material. .
The SDE is responsible for the supplier's processes from design concept to the end of product life (cradle to grave). Ensures that APQP activities related to process control are being performed by the supplier. Manages supplier's project plans and activities to ensure product meets expectations.
To meet the requires skills and background to qualify for this role you will possess Knowledge of the tools and techniques of 6 Sigma methodology is highly desired and will likely be attained through prior completion of Green Belt training and/or other 6 Sigma experience.
The position requires a bachelor's degree - or equivalent experience, preferably in engineering. In addition, two to four years of job-related experience are required. Quality Engineering certification is highly desirable.
The position requires an engineering or manufacturing background plus familiarity with manufacturing processes used to produce components and assemblies for product range.
Knowledge of shop operations and maintenance procedures is required.
Good human relation/communication skills as well as possess the potential for leadership is required to develop a cooperative working relationships with others both inside and outside of the group.
Solid ability to use and demonstrate statistical and problem solving tools is required.
This is a 6 month (minimum) contract to start asap.