Lead Supplier Quality Engineer

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29 days ago

Lead Supplier Quality Engineer


£50 per hour - Umbrella

18 Months Contract

Inside IR35

Brief Summary:

My client is seeking a Supplier Quality Engineer who will drive quality for assigned suppliers, including quality plan implementation, selecting suppliers through qualification processes, and own supplier audits. The ideal candidate will have technical understanding of engineering drawings and the ability to manage vendors.


  • Supplier Quality Assurance and Supplier Quality Development
  • Lead supplier qualifications, action plans, audits, performance monitoring, and assisting key suppliers towards industrial standards of excellence
  • Track metrics & works quality improvement plans to address problem areas
  • Review and approve quality plans, investigate quality escapes to provide root cause analysis and ensure effective corrective actions are taken
  • Mentor suppliers in the application of quality tools & requirements
  • Ensure compliance, and drive improvement plans where needed
  • Review documentation and witness supplier practices to determine if sound manufacturing and inspection principles are in place


  • Relevant technical education or degree with experience in Quality or Engineering
  • Proven experience in QC Engineering, Quality System Planning and Quality Improvement methods
  • Working knowledge of CAA/EASA Part 21G and J approvals
  • Working knowledge of AS9100/ISO9001 requirements
  • Certified Auditing skills
  • Six Sigma trained or Green Belt certification preferred

Desired Characteristics:

  • Ability to influence others and lead improvement projects
  • Good oral, written communication + presentation skills
  • Good interpersonal and team skills
  • Excellent ability to work with digital tools and data
  • Effective problem identification and solution skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse and resolve problems

Should you be interested and would like to be considered for the role, then please apply with CV to

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