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Supplier Quality Engineer

Salary: £33

Location: Prestwick

Job type: Contract


We are looking for 2 X experienced Supplier Quality Engineers for our Aerospace Customer. This is a 5 month contract role in Prestwick which will be working entirely on-site, with no working from home. 37 hours per week, over 5 days with an early finish on a Friday. The role is outside IR35 so can be worked either through a limited company or an Umbrella Company. Responsibilities Responsible for the maintenance, control and quality performance of all Suppliers from a quality perspective, through the deployment of supplier reviews, regular recorded communications and surveillance activities. Ensure that all supplier non-conformities are reviewed and where necessary, escalated using the appropriate Spirit processes to drive robust RCCA and get-well / improvement plans. Ensure that the Prestwick Programs are adequately supported in terms of management of supplier quality issues, including clear communication of all issues. Drive towards improved supplier quality performance through the creation of metrics for key processes and agreed targets, driving the use of APQP methodology in line with recognised industry requirements. Report on supplier performance through regular internal KPI reviews. To actively review and develop suppliers manufacturing processes, ensuring they are maintained within "control" limits and product Quality is achieved. Provide specialist supplier quality support to IPTs and other Functions (including investigation support). Manage and support the supplier quality interface and ensure that all supplier quality issues and non-conformances are managed to an agreed timescale. Report regularly on the quality performance of the supply chain, Co-ordinate the generation and deployment of Metrics to support business requirements Assist in the deployment of the Material Review Board (MRB) process. First Article Inspection/Verification (FAI/V) support to any major modifications or supplier transfer activities if required.Knowledge, Skills and Experience Preferably be qualified to HNC / HND level in Quality or related Engineering discipline and/or have relevant experience in Quality Management and working to deadlines Experience of auditing is preferred. Have 5 years minimum relevant engineering experience, within a Quality or Manufacturing Engineering Aerospace environment. Should also ideally possess knowledge of AS 9100 as well as regulatory authority approval, and certification requirements.. Good communication skills - with the ability to interface at all levels within Spirit and suppliers. Preferably experience of Airbus and Boeing products, engineering drawings and specification requirements. would be preferable. A good working knowledge of Microsoft Packages - Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Power BI, Smartsheet and Access. Experience in various manufacturing processes, able to walk the processes and effectively verify all key process parameters. (Metallic Machining, Detail Fabrication and Composite manufacturing experience) Experience with practical problem solving, continuous improvement, root cause analysis and corrective action tool sets. Experience with first article inspection to AS9102 requirements

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