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    • leicester, leicestershire
    • contract
    • £30.00 - £35.00 per hour
    • full-time
    Supplier Development Engineer required on a contract basis to join an industry leading engineering & manufacturing business.You will be responsible for providing on-site assistance & leadership to the supply base in the execution of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), the implementation of process control and the deployment of a continuous quality improvement process. To ensure that suppliers are able to meet corporate and business unit requirements for certification and quality of purchased material.The primary responsibilities of this position are to work with suppliers to ensure that robust process controls are in place to prevent nonconformities, to continuously monitor supplier's key manufacturing processes and quality management system for improvement opportunities and to assist suppliers with Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) activities to ensure production readiness for New Product Introduction (NPI).The SDE is responsible for the supplier's processes from design concept to the end of product life (cradle to grave), including the following activities:Ensuring the adequacy of the supplier's quality management system and the capability of people, training, tooling, fixturing and equipment.Providing technical support during start-up activities.Ensuring that APQP activities related to process control are being performed by the supplier.Monitoring of supplier adherence to Process Change Notification (PCN) (for changes driven by Supplier and Company) on a timely and cost effective basis.Helping suppliers extract value from the APQP process.Managing supplier's project plans and activities to ensure product meets expectations, ensuring all relevant requirements and related changes are thoroughly documented.Reviewing APQP documentation (e.g., Process FMEA {failure mode & effects analysis},Process Control Plans, Gage R&R {repeatability & reproducibility}).Participating in process FMEA for suppliers' manufacturing processes.Auditing overall supplier capability and process control implementation and effectiveness to validate process capability.Ensuring PPAP {Production Part Approval Process} completion and approval prior to delivery of new parts.Reviewing, approving and validating 8D permanent corrective action plans, along with determining whether cost of poor quality charges should be levied.Performing quality management system audits and Supplier Evaluation Surveys (SES), including assessments of potential new suppliers.Where supplier quality performance is unacceptable, coordinating the supplier response and improvement plans.Develop target suppliers capabilities to attain SQEP {Supplier Quality Excellence Process} certification.Deploys Lean Processes to ensure Built in Quality in the Supplier NetworkParticipating in the development of Supplier quality metrics and in Supplier PerformanceManagement Reviews (SPM).Qualifications, Skills and Experience:Essential:Experience executing quality processes with suppliers.Sound knowledge and experience of APQP, including the PPAP process, FMEA's, control plans, process flow, GR&R, and capability studies.Experience of applying 8D process or other structured problem solving techniques in a manufacturing environment.Industry experience in Manufacturing, Industrial, Automotive, or Aerospace.Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office.Experience working with suppliersAbility to read engineering drawingsDesirable:Engineering or Manufacturing background.Project management experience.Technical or Engineering degree level educational qualification.Ability to read engineering drawingMeasurement techniquesKnowledge of tool designMaterial metallurgical experienceExperience working with Purchased finished drivetrain components such as friction materials, gear boxes, suspensions arms, braking systems and electric drivesUnderstanding of supplier capacity, how to measure and OEE. 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.
    Supplier Development Engineer required on a contract basis to join an industry leading engineering & manufacturing business.You will be responsible for providing on-site assistance & leadership to the supply base in the execution of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), the implementation of process control and the deployment of a continuous quality improvement process. To ensure that suppliers are able to meet corporate and business unit requirements for certification and quality of purchased material.The primary responsibilities of this position are to work with suppliers to ensure that robust process controls are in place to prevent nonconformities, to continuously monitor supplier's key manufacturing processes and quality management system for improvement opportunities and to assist suppliers with Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) activities to ensure production readiness for New Product Introduction (NPI).The SDE is responsible for the supplier's processes from design concept to the end of product life (cradle to grave), including the following activities:Ensuring the adequacy of the supplier's quality management system and the capability of people, training, tooling, fixturing and equipment.Providing technical support during start-up activities.Ensuring that APQP activities related to process control are being performed by the supplier.Monitoring of supplier adherence to Process Change Notification (PCN) (for changes driven by Supplier and Company) on a timely and cost effective basis.Helping suppliers extract value from the APQP process.Managing supplier's project plans and activities to ensure product meets expectations, ensuring all relevant requirements and related changes are thoroughly documented.Reviewing APQP documentation (e.g., Process FMEA {failure mode & effects analysis},Process Control Plans, Gage R&R {repeatability & reproducibility}).Participating in process FMEA for suppliers' manufacturing processes.Auditing overall supplier capability and process control implementation and effectiveness to validate process capability.Ensuring PPAP {Production Part Approval Process} completion and approval prior to delivery of new parts.Reviewing, approving and validating 8D permanent corrective action plans, along with determining whether cost of poor quality charges should be levied.Performing quality management system audits and Supplier Evaluation Surveys (SES), including assessments of potential new suppliers.Where supplier quality performance is unacceptable, coordinating the supplier response and improvement plans.Develop target suppliers capabilities to attain SQEP {Supplier Quality Excellence Process} certification.Deploys Lean Processes to ensure Built in Quality in the Supplier NetworkParticipating in the development of Supplier quality metrics and in Supplier PerformanceManagement Reviews (SPM).Qualifications, Skills and Experience:Essential:Experience executing quality processes with suppliers.Sound knowledge and experience of APQP, including the PPAP process, FMEA's, control plans, process flow, GR&R, and capability studies.Experience of applying 8D process or other structured problem solving techniques in a manufacturing environment.Industry experience in Manufacturing, Industrial, Automotive, or Aerospace.Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office.Experience working with suppliersAbility to read engineering drawingsDesirable:Engineering or Manufacturing background.Project management experience.Technical or Engineering degree level educational qualification.Ability to read engineering drawingMeasurement techniquesKnowledge of tool designMaterial metallurgical experienceExperience working with Purchased finished drivetrain components such as friction materials, gear boxes, suspensions arms, braking systems and electric drivesUnderstanding of supplier capacity, how to measure and OEE. 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.

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