Supplier Engineer

Wellesbourne, United Kingdom


  • Project planning and execution with suppliers
  • Quality validation of parts
  • Volume verification
  • Root cause and countermeasure of problems
  • Confirming project status through auditing suppliers
  • Support pre-production build events
  • Design change management
  • Travel to suppliers (Typically Europe and Asia)
  • and other tasks as assigned by a line manager



  • Identify project risks and ensure appropiate actions in place to minimise occurence of risk
  • Ensure supplier project plans are in-line with P3 targets and complete regular project reviews and resolve issues as they arise
  • Confirm design for manufacture and ensure issues raised are closed to meet project deliverables
  • Cascade key product characteristics to supplier and confirm they are included as part of supplier quality system
  • Inspection and validation of parts against engineering standards and resolve any non-conformances
  • Capacity planning and verifcation to check if supplier can acheive P3 volumes
  • Conduct regular audits at suppliers to confirm project status and process validation
  • Design change management with supplier
  • Reporting project status to internal stakeholders



  • Design for Manufacture, Significant Characteristics, DFMEA, PFMEA, Control Plans, Process Capability, and Measurement System Analysis
  • OEE and Run at Rates.
  • Read engineering drawings and understand measurement method and production validation requirements.
  • Appeciation of manufacturing processes and key controls used in the automotive industry supply base.
  • Demonstrate good project management skills (Prince 2 or Agile qualification desirable).
  • Qualified engineer (ideally to degree level).
  • Build and foster relationships with internal stakeholders and suppliers.
  • Have integrity when making decisions.
  • Enjoy problem solving and have a logicial approch to understand root cause and apply appropriate countermeasures.
  • Effective communication skills in both written and verbal.
  • Be able to negotiate to overcome and resolve obstacles.
  • Achieve deadlines, work under pressure and remain resilant when faced with challenges.
  • Willingness to learn, adopt new ideas and challenge existing methods.
  • Take ownership of the project and provide solutions to problems.

SENIORITY LEVEL: Low (2 years+)


  • The opportunity to develop world-class solutions with cutting-edge technology
  • Family-like, transparent, and very open business culture
  • Courageous, curious, and entrepreneurial team members to work with
  • Dog-friendly office
  • Free coffee and healthy snacks in the office
  • Team lunch once a week
  • Flexible working hours and work from home
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Supplier Engineer

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