Vendor Quality Engineer
Are you experienced Vendor Quality Engineer with a Lead Auditor qualification looking to join a leading Medical Device Manufacturer? Job Title: Vendor Quality Engineer Reference No: 233937 Location: Cardiff Job Type: Permanent Salary: £30,000 - £34,000 The role: - Establish, maintain and execute the means of evaluating, including site auditing, and approving; the quality / regulatory aspects of vendors to maintain a compliant approved external supply base in the best commercial interests of the company. - You will co-ordinate, review and approve internal and external component qualification effort, including co-ordinating conduct of; metrology, measurement system analysis and capability assessments; to ensure ongoing confidence that all externally supplied componentry meets predefined design requirements, in a compliantly documented manner - Co-ordinate the supplier corrective action request system to ensure the timely resolution and closure of vendor related quality issues - Support vendor communication and improvement activity, using problem solving tools, to continuously improve the quality and cost of vendor supplied product and service - Compile metrics relating to vendors quality performance; to support provision of vendor performance analysis to top management - Support the Quality Engineering Manager co-ordinating tasks and supervision of resource to optimise the effectiveness of quality engineering. Work in accordance with Company Quality Standards, procedures and processes and comply with requirements of GDP and GMP. Skills and Experience You will be HND / Equivalent calibre in engineering, science or technology discipline Lead Auditor qualification (ISO 9000 series based quality system essential, ISO 13485 preferred) You will have experience of quickly evolving environments with cross functional team working Ability to interpret technical standards, technical drawings and specifications with a good understanding of metrology and other measurement considerations Experience in a range of statistical techniques including; sampling techniques, Measurement System Analysis (MSA), capability analysis etc. Experience of risk management techniques including Failure Modes & Effects Analysis (FMEA). Exposure to common formal problem solving techniques There will be a requirement for UK / International travel Please apply to Rachel Oliver, Senior Consultant; ; RHL is a specialist Recruitment Consultancy within Life Science talent acquisition. Recruitment Holdings Ltd (RHL) acts as an Employment Business and as an Employment Agency.