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Supplier Engineer

Full Time
Job Sector:
Engineering / Technical, Manufacturing / Warehouse, Mech. / Electrical / Maintenance
South Wales
Salary description:
£35-45, 000
Start Date:
Petrie Recruitment
Job Ref:

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £35-45K

Job Elements: -

·An exciting opportunity exists to join a global team of engineers responsible for the technical management of our clients suppliers.

·The position would ideally suit someone with a strong background in working with external manufacturers such as injection moulding or someone from a successful manufacturing engineering background looking to make a transition to supply chain technical operations.

·Manage projects and activities that may include: supplier improvements, quality improvements, supplier certifications, validations, change control, closure integrity, design/artwork, cold chain, technology transfer, new moulding tools and factory automation systems 

·Responsible for completing failure investigations for customer complaints, CAPA's and NC's. 

·Work with suppliers to validate process changes, address obsolescence issues, and provide change oversight.

·Application of Six Sigma tools to drive supplier certification goals and quality improvements

·Lead and execute supplier Installation, Operational and Performance Qualifications for equipment, component, material and process changes

·Participate/lead teams to improve supplier performance and total delivered cost

·Maintain/communicate supplier metrics and/or scorecard as needed

·Maintain clear communication with internal and external business partners regarding progress, expectations, satisfaction, and/or quality of results

The ideal candidate will have:

·Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering

·Minimum 5 years of experience in Mechanical, Chemical, Industrial or Package Engineering

·Knowledge and practical experience with process development, process controls and process validation (e.g. control plans, pFMEAs, SPC, etc.)

·Experience conducting root cause/failure investigations using formal methodologies  

·Possession of a Six Sigma Methodology Certification would also be an advantage.    

·Experience of working within a highly regulated environment

Petrie Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers.

Company Description

Petrie Recruitment is a relatively small - but perfectly formed!! - business - and it provides staff for a wide range of (mainly permanent) job categories in several sectors, but does tend to focus on manufacturing and commercial positions, e.g. Engineering, General Management, Production Management, Logistics, Purchasing, H.R., Finance, I.T., Sales/Marketing and all aspects of Administration.

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