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SQA Engineer





£38000 - £40000 per annum + Additional Benefits


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Baltic Recruitment are currently recruiting for an experienced SQA Engineer to work a 2 year fixed term contract with an advanced electronics manufacturer based in Peterlee.

SQA Engineer – Job Purpose:

To be responsible for managing all aspects of Supplier Quality; conducting new and existing supplier audits, supporting Purchasing/Supplier Development Engineer with supplier development activities and supervising/coordinating the Supplier Quality Technician & Goods Inward inspection staff. The role will also include participation and commitment to continual improvement activities. In addition the successful candidate will support the Sourcing Committee with Supplier performance and selection issues. The role will focus on mechanical suppliers (pressing / casting / moulding)

SQA Engineer – Summary of Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with on-site departments
  • Support SDE with review, analyse and approve supplier PPAP documentation as required
  • Review and monitor supplier quality concerns and corrective action, via current communications systems
  • Support purchasing/SDE with supplier development activities
  • Develop customer/supplier relationships
  • Work with purchasing to identify supplier cost reduction/cost recovery opportunities
  • Encourage implementation of relevant quality system standards in supplier organisations
  • Supply relevant data for supplier vendor rating
  • Participate in and be fully committed to continual improvement activities
  • Support all aspects of New product Introduction activities
  • Incoming Inspection criteria setting
  • Review Supplier DLN Results
  • Handling of Nonconformities (Using on-line Portal System VIN)
  • Manage day-to-day supplier issues (Production / Customer)
  • Participation in Part/Process Audits on Supplier Site
  • Manage and develop SQA Technicians
  • Exercise high standards of H & S at all times, including Environmental Safety Awareness

SQA Engineer – Skills/Experience Required:

  • – Minimum HND in Mechanical Engineering Discipline or equivalent
  • – Experience of a similar role- preferably 1st tier automotive supplier
  • – VDA6.3 experience (Desirable)
  • – Full Membership of Chartered Quality Institute (Desirable)
  • – Ability to read Engineering drawings

Job Reference: BE/SQAENG_1550854408

Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Additional Benefits

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration: 24 Months

Baltic Recruitment Sector: Engineering_technical

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