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Supplier Quality Engineer

Req ID:  61678
Location: 

Glasgow, GB, G44 4EX

Date:  Sep 30, 2021

GENERAL SUMMARY

 

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Negotiate Quality requirements through contracts adherence with suppliers.
  • Taking direction for Supplier Quality Manager to provide Supplier Quality Assurance & Supplier Quality Control activities across Celeros Flow CUP Cathcart and other Celeros Flow locations within group
  • Contribute to all Key Performance Measures to drive improved levels of Supplier Quality across the CUP Group of companies
  • Creating a knowledge management approach for ensuring lessons are learned from external supply chain.
  • Evaluating purchased product performance, supplier's process controls and the effectiveness of established supplier quality systems. Recommend and implement the continuous improvement of supplier quality systems
  • Participating on, and assisting with, teams and purchasing in making key supplier purchased product decisions that affect product performance
  • Analyse supplier process capability and make recommendations for improvements to lower unit cost, reduce waste, improve quality/reliability and increase productivity
  • Reviewing suppliers detailed quality procedures and work instructions to ensure adequacy, reduce inspection cost where possible and meet specifications
  • Ensuring statistical process tools are used effectively to reduce waste and product variability
  • Reviewing and evaluating engineering and manufacturing change request to purchased parts
  • Performing supplier surveys to evaluate the supplier’s quality management system. Analyse information from the surveys and recommend improvements to the quality management system
  • Undertaking supplier auditing programs for all CUP Group sites in line with ISO9001:2015, ASME and any other industry standards
  • Ensuring development of quality procedures and standards, certifying technological processes and procedures, qualifying products, and supervising tests.
  • Coordinating with manufacturing and other internal departments to define and resolve product or service supplier quality issues
  • Provide technical sign off for all supplier quality disposition at the Material Review Board (MRB) process on all Non-Conforming products
  • Leading Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) techniques to external supply chain key suppliers.
  • Producing weekly/monthly reports to inform senior management of Supplier Quality Issues
  • Working with internal auditors on audits or inspections required to be completed on purchased product.
  • Acting as a technical resource to other departments, suppliers and customers to address and resolve issues with purchased product

 

Additional Responsibilities

  • Promoting Celeros Flow Health and Safety policies, and communicate effective awareness of the risks and hazards to all personnel and maintain controls necessary for their safety and that of others
  • Performing all duties in accordance with the Company’s Procedures in order to deliver and maintain the highest standards of ethical behaviors and be a role model for others.
  • Developing self within role and participate in and develop from training and developmental activities assigned to oneself
  • Understanding Celeros Flow service and product offerings
  • Establishing self as a subject matter expert with customer and expert in designated technical/professional discipline
  • Creating and maintaining good working relationships
  • Understanding and using of the correct reporting lines
  • Employees are expected to work whatever reasonable hours are necessary to meet the requirements of their job
  • Travel and additional duties may be required on an ad hoc basis so a degree of flexibility is required

SKILLS

 

  • Process risk management and RCFA experience
  • High level of computer proficiency (work processing, spreadsheets and presentations)
  • Skilled in preparation, development and delivery of training programs (desirable)
  • Detailed analysis and reporting techniques including the visualisation and analysis of data (desirable)
  • Excellent communication (both written and oral), influencing and interpersonal skills
  • High degree of commercial acumen (desirable)
  • Must be willing to travel and able to spend time away from home, full UK Driving Licence

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

 

  • University or College Degree in Engineering or Quality Management or significant relevant Industry experience 
  • Experience of ISO9001, ISO9004,NQA-1, ASME Codes and Standards, RCC-M,ASNT-TC-1A and EN ISO 9712 (desirable)
  • Green Belt/Black Belt in Lean 6-Sigma (desirable)
  • NEBOSH 5 or 6 National Diploma, IOSH or relevant Industry experience (desirable)
  • Experience of ISO14001, OHAS18001 (ISO45001), ISO50001 (desirable)
  • Wide ranging auditing experience Internal and External
  • In depth knowledge of HSEQ International Codes and Standards
  • Knowledge of ISO29001, API Q1 & Q2