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Supplier Quality Engineer

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Hernshead Recruitment

My client designs and manufactures high power electrical resistors used in electricity generation, transmission and distribution as well as in the industrial automation, marine, telecoms and rail transit markets.

Duties for the role:

  • Manages all suppliers for the company maintains all regulations and requirements,  updating supplier database with supplier performance scorecard. Able to identify new suppliers for current single source products. Able to assess new supplier samples for business projects. reviewing guidelines for product assembly and ensuring all materials and resources are available.
  • This process may also involve sourcing materials and choosing between multiple vendor options, ensuring best quality and service is received and best value is attained.
  • Identify potential new suppliers and evaluate samples provided
  • Enhance risk mitigation (expand beyond key materials currently subject to single source)
  • Implement environmental and sustainability practices through the supply chain


  • Responsible for selecting suppliers, monitoring supplier performance, developing a good supplier base, maintaining a good supplier relationship.
  • New Product Introduction in the supply chain. You will work closely with a multi-functional team to try to avoid failures, issues and unnecessary costs.
  • Work with Engineering (Design and Manufacturing Engineers) team to define process parameters and criteria to ensure supplier process capability is effective to meet product and process requirements
  • Lead the supplier approval process by assessing manufacturing/technology capabilities and Health, Safety and Environmental risks.

Skills, Qualifications and experience:

  • Must have a solid understanding of engineering drawings (electrical and mechanical) and manufacturing processes
  • Excellent analytical skills and technical skills with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of Quality Systems and Measure Tools and techniques.
  • Relevant business/commercial or manufacturing/engineering degree preferred, or HNC, or equivalent NVQ level 4 qualification.
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£40000 Per YEAR
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