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Supplier Quality Engineer (Automotive)

Location: Gaydon, Midlands
KCIG actively works hand in hand with some of the world’s leading automotive manufacturers and suppliers. With offices in the UK, Germany and Spain, we are dedicated to providing the uppermost level of quality standards and service within a highly competitive industry. We support our clients in relevant areas in Product Development: in Project Management, Engineering, Business and Data Management.

Job Specifics

  • Assuring supplier understanding and compliance with APQP processes and product PPAP submission and approval requirements
  • Reviewing and approving supplier quality plans for new component parts and assemblies for new vehicle and or powertrain programs
  • Reviewing supplier manufacturing processes and quality systems
  • Implementing and monitoring supplier part qualification and certification processes
  • Determining root cause of supplier manufacturing problems and implementing timely, effective, and efficient quality resolutions
  • Providing technical assistance during supplier launch, change-over and ongoing production activities
  • Complete PFMEA risk reduction reviews with cross functional teams
  • Develop and execute plans to ensure supplier quoted capacity is achieved through use of Run at Rate process

The ideal Candidate

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or equivalent technical experience
  • Two years’ experience in quality, engineering and/or manufacturing in the automotive industry
  • Very good understanding of manufacturing and assembly plant processes, procedures, tooling, equipment and facilities
  • Ability to investigate quality problems and to apply sound technical judgment to develop potential solutions
  • Experience in managing multiple projects and lead diverse cross functional teams simultaneously
  • Knowledge of geometric design and tolerancing
  • Strong oral, written and presentation skills

PLEASE NOTE that due to regulations, we can only consider candidates with an existent work permit for the UK. In case you require visa sponsorship to work in the UK, you cannot be considered for this job.


  • Personally focused international career development opportunities
  • Direct experience working with some of the world’s largest automotive and industry leaders
  • Access to further training and learning opportunities
  • This is a long-term contract job paying a competitive hourly rate of up to 30 GBP/hour (please note that the rate is dependent upon experience) based on a 40h/week