Supplier Development Engineer

Ref No. EMP452925
Salary £30,000 - £35,000/annum
Location Plymouth, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Applicants Required


A global aerospace technology manufacturer need a Supplier Development Engineer. Applicants will be comfortable with supplier / supply chain liaison, and have a technical appreciation of manufacturing (processes, components and products).


Supplier Development, Supplier Quality, Supplier Engagement, Procurement, Quality, Engineering

The Job

A global aerospace and defence technology manufacturer require a Supplier Development Engineer. Applicants must be comfortable with supplier and supply chain liaison, and have a technical appreciation of manufacturing/engineering, processes, components and products.

Working within a newly formed Supplier Development team, the Supplier Development Engineer will be a crucial link between Procurement and Quality. The Supplier Development Engineer will work collaboratively with the supply chain - helping them to achieve performance, quality and delivery KPIs, while also improving their internal processes.

Specific duties of the Supplier Development Engineer include:

  • Foster excellent relationships with the supply chain, and be the focal point for all supplier communication
  • Identify supply chain risks and opportunities for closer collaboration with suppliers
  • Monitor supplier performance - delivery, quality, processes and identify areas for improvement
  • Ensure purchase parts are verified utilising AS9102
  • Supplier visits - represent views of the business to the suppliers

Supplier Development Engineer applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Experience in; Purchasing, Sourcing, Supply Chain, Quality, Engineering or Product Design
  • An appreciation of manufacturing processes; electronic and/or mechanical - desirable
  • Experience with CI, LEAN or problem solving tools such as 8D
  • Knowledge of auditing processes
  • Excellent relationship building and stakeholder engagement, with suppliers, procurement, engineering and quality

Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.


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