Supplier Quality Engineer

Location: Cambridgeshire  |  Cambridgeshire  |  England
Sector: Life Sciences
Consultant: Life Sciences Team
Job Reference: CC/HH - HQ0822
Salary: £40000 - £40000
Job Status: Permanent / Full Time

Job Title: Supplier Quality Engineer

Salary: £40,000 per annum

Hours: 37.5 per week

Location: Cambridge 



Every day will be different, but some of your main responsibilities will be:

  • Maintaining good relationships with Supply Chain, Engineering, Manufacturing, and R&D departments
  • Assuring consistent supplier performance & assisting in the development & implementation of supplier management programs
  • Assisting with supplier risk analysis and assessment process through personal contact, visit, and audit. Being a certified Lead Auditor is an advantage
  • Facilitating corrective action and preventive actions aimed at addressing supplier quality issues, this includes ensuring appropriate investigations associated with product, supplier performance, and complaints
  • Generating, reviewing and approving of supplier quality-related support documentation
  • Reporting supplier performance and quality to management
  • Support with maintaining Approved Supplier List
  • Experience in facilitating the negotiation process and the completion of quality agreement with suppliers is an advantage
  • We’re a high growth company and as such roles change and evolve. We’d expect you to be willing to turn your hand to anything within the Quality remit that helps the team deliver its objectives.

About you

A natural communicator hopefully goes without saying, but in addition we’d like you to have

  • A thorough understanding of Quality Management Systems (ideally the requirements of ISO13485 and FDA 21 CFR part 820)
  • Hosting suppliers, dealing with parts quality improvement
  • Working with a quality system preferably ISO13485 or ISO9001
  • Working within the medical device industry ideally with mechanic, electronic or electrochemical technologies
  • Practical knowledge & experience in a range of quality techniques, methods and tools
  • A genuine desire to help and support team members so that we can all achieve our best

The package

We offer a competitive salary and a great benefits package (including non-contributory pension scheme, cycle-to-work scheme, and life assurance). On top of that, you’ll be joining a company with a fabulous culture of ambition, creativity and teamwork.