Job Title; Supplier Quality Development Professional

Key Skills; Automotive Industry, Quality Manager, Planning Supplier Audits, KPI, Targets, VDA 6.3 and PSA.

Salary; £35,000  £40,000 per annum dependent on experience

Hours; Permanent dayshift, Monday to Friday – 8:00am – 5:00pm

Location; Peterlee, County Durham

Commutable From; Peterlee, County Durham, Washington, Sunderland, South Shields.

Our Peterlee based client is currently looking to recruit a Supplier Quality Development Professional on a permanent full time basis. You will deal with the Supplier Quality Development along with the planning and realisation of the supplier audits in line with the central strategy and according to the VDA 6.3 and PSA rules.

The Role;

  • Planning and realisation of supplier audits in line with central strategy and according to the VDA 6.3 and PSA rules
  • Escalation and solution of issues related to the supply chain (suppliers) with target to assure the serial deliveries for final customers
  • Management of new components release process (component PPAPs management)
  • Cooperation on supplier evaluation process in cooperation with central PUR organisation and CoC PUR organisation
  • Manage evidence of capabilities study results for SC/CC suppliers characteristic
  • Manage quality supplier related internal procedures according to KB/GT rules and ISO TS (IATF) rules
  • Manage KB/GT KPI targets, supported with monthly reporting of fulfilment, if KPI’s not fulfilled set-up the correct countermeasures
  • Defines semi-product quality specifications and requirements and qualifies and approves potential suppliers in cooperation with purchasing department
  • Defines quality planning of semi-products and conducts inspection and approval
  • Conducts workshops at suppliers
  • Constantly monitors quality performance and liaises with defined suppliers to keep quality standards on a high level
  • Initiates escalation process for qualification, if appropriate
  • May provide advice for suppliers on design of semi-products
  • Supports complaint management regarding supplier problems
  • Performs regular reporting of audit, project and workshop results as well as local quality reports
  • Manages concessions for suppliers for whom we have not received products within the exact specification

Our Ideal Candidate;

  • Quality Management or Technical qualification or equivalent
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Knowledge of automotive industry norms such as ISO TS (IATF) rules
  • Knowledge of the following quality standards/methods:  FMEA, 8D and PPAP
  • Ideally have knowledge of audit management VDA 6.3 rules
  • Must have excellent communication skills and be computer literate

The Benefits;

  • Permanent positions available for the right candidates
  • Overtime available
  • Immediate Starts Available
  • Local Interviews Arranged

If you are interested in this opportunity please apply directly through this website or call our Sunderland Branch on 0191 510 5077.

If you have not been contacted within 14 days of your application please assume that you have not been successful. We will, however, retain your application for any future roles for which you may be suitable.

This position is advertised on behalf of Jacob Thomas Associates. We have a variety of other permanent and temporary positions available ranging from Supply Chain, Logistics, Administration, Sales, Secretarial, Finance & Accounts, Customer Services, I.T. and Engineering.

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