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Supplier Quality Engineer

Location: Birmingham, GB

POSTED DATE: 14/11/2017

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POSTING END DATE: 28/11/2017

ADVERTISED SALARY: 31,500 - 41,500

An ever-evolving heritage. A truly exciting future. Two of the world’s most iconic brands. Jaguar Land Rover is revered across the globe. Continually pushing the boundaries of innovation and redefining the benchmark for excellence, we set the standards others want to follow. We want to keep it that way too. Which is where you join the journey.

Every product. Every process. Every environment. Our vehicles continually set the benchmark for luxury, innovation and performance thanks to our unrivalled commitment to infinite detail. Join us within our Purchasing teams, and you’ll be the driving force behind it all.
This role offers talented and enthusiastic individual like you the great opportunity to “deep dive” into quality concerns and work with our team to improve supplier performance.
You’ll work as part of the Supplier Parts Quality (SPQ) team which is part of the Supplier Technical Assistance (STA) purchasing function. You’ll be providing a direct service to the Manufacturing Team to prevent or minimise the impact of supplier quality issues on the manufacturing process and vehicles.  
As Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE), you’ll lead and assist implementation of robust containments, and deliver and drive suppliers towards fully validated problem resolution. In addition you’ll manage and co-ordinate cross-functional working teams as required to improve supplier related quality issues. 
You’ll ideally have an understanding of six sigma methodologies together with, paint application experience in automotive.  You’ll have demonstrable knowledge of and experience in Vehicle Manufacturing and have excellent communication skills with the ability to represent the SPQ function at senior level meetings. 
You’ll be self-motivated but also a good team player with the ability to listen effectively to others, portraying an enthusiastic attitude and demonstrating passion and enthusiasm Resolve product concerns through a thorough root cause analysis, an immediate implementation of containment actions and a timely Supplier verification of the permanent corrective action 
Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you will find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team. Our employees have access to a privilege car purchase scheme, membership of a competitive pension plan, performance related bonus scheme and 26 days holiday entitlement. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.
Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.

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