15 days ago
Shorterm Group are working with an exciting aerospace company who require a Materials Supplier Quality Engineer to join their team on a permanent basis.
*Supporting the company globally in the development, qualification and auditing of existing and new raw material suppliers, forgers and casting companies both, in the UK and overseas.
*Supporting the company globally in the development, of UK and, Asian material SQA working in line with company requirements with a view to long term delegation.
*Liaise closely with the Materials and Process Laboratory and the Material Validation Board (MVB) to recommend and qualify new material sources, manufacturing routes and introduction of new materials.
*Promote a methodology for the construction and adherence to a '3 - year' rolling audit plan ensuring all Critical suppliers are audited and all material routes are validated
*Undertake the role of site focal point for material and processing related issues and, support and deliver any new initiatives generated from the MVB.
*Provide the necessary information to maintain and update the DK6000 database for qualification / documentation and DVI requirements and status.
*Collect mechanical and chemical materials data from suppliers on a regular basis and use this data effectively to plot statistical conformity, identify 'trends' and monitor supplier performance.
*Utilise the knowledge from the supply base to recommend improvements and best practices within the supply chain.
*Solve technical problems quickly, identifying Root Causes and ensure timely closure of Corrective and Preventative actions.
*Liaise with suppliers on manufacturing and processing problems related to materials in order for them to comply with company requirements..
*Undertake the required training to stay aligned with, current and future material and processing technologies.
*Work closely with the Materials and Process laboratory to carry out root cause analysis of material related problems, this includes material cut up requirements and, technical events.
*Understand and be willing to train and develop Suppliers in FMEA, Statistical Methods, Problem Solving using the 8D approach and other Quality tools to drive Continuous Improvement and to fulfil the DVI requirements imposed by the company.
*Understand fully the FAI / DVI process to company standards and be able to participate in such reviews at the supplier's premises before forging or casting component despatch.
Skills and Requirements
*Degree or HNC or calibre and have a thorough knowledge of Materials Manufacture, Forging and Casting Processes.
*An experienced auditor, preferably at Lead Assessor level.
*Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
*Full driving licence, current passport and willingness to travel overseas.
If interested please send an up to date CV to Daniel.Brier@shortermgroup.com
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