LocationChichester, West Sussex
- PARTS QUALITY ENGINEER
Product quality begins with the concept. That's why it takes people with an exceptionally innovative mindset, a real understanding of design for production, and a willingness to strive for the extra mile to ensure the components supplied to the most prestigious vehicle in the world meet the highest and most demanding specifications. This mindset extends also to our suppliers, who need to be developed and managed to ensure uncompromising quality and right first-time delivery mentality.
WHAT AWAITS YOU?
As a Parts Quality Engineer (QMT), you'll use your manufacturing process knowledge and exceptional leadership skills to efficiently manage suppliers to achieve product and process maturity, capability, and ongoing efficiency improvements. you will be responsible for identifying, evaluating, and ultimately nominating new suppliers. You will steer the supplier launch and quality departments to develop and manage the pre-serial activities in line with R-RMC project milestones. You will be responsible for the approval of parts quality prior to launch and in serial production
Your duties will include the management of critical supplier concerns, ensuring in series the supplier is adhering to the standards and targets. You will be responsible for problems associated with your supplier scope, conducting root cause analysis to determine long and short-term solutions in a timely manner and escalating issues as appropriate
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Whilst not essential, an Apprenticeship and/or Degree (or equivalent) in a Mechanical/Electrical Engineering discipline would be beneficial.
Language skills would also be an advantage to support international supplier contact
Strong knowledge of manufacturing processes, production quality control methods and systems, quality management systems, tools, and maturation processes
An ability to take ownership of problems and find solutions, with the confidence to make, and enforce, decisions within pressurized situations
Proven leadership skills with the ability to steer and influence cross-functional teams
Excellent conflict management and diplomacy skills
General IT skills (Microsoft Office) as well as Business Process IT knowledge
If you have excellent communication skills, are flexible in your approach to work, and are used to problem-solving under pressure then please apply today!
This vacancy is being advertised by either Advanced Resource Managers Limited, Advanced Resource Managers IT Limited or Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited ("ARM"). ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions. Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission. Where the role is marked as Outside IR35 in the advertisement this is subject to receipt of a final Status Determination Statement from the end Client and may be subject to change.
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