Supplier Technical Assistance (STA) Engineer - Electronics/Electrical

Purpose of the role is to… The STA Engineer is responsible for co-ordinating all technical queries with Suppliers, resolving open issues and faults and guaranteeing that the supply of Quality Assured parts are delivered from External Suppliers on time, to specification and to the required quantities.

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Job no: 497032
Work type: Permanent
Location: Brixworth
Department: Quality (Div)

THEREFORE WE NEED YOU TO…

Hold these qualifications…

Essential

  • Honours Degree in Electronic/Electrical Engineering subject and/or equivalent industry experience

Desirable

  • Member or Associate member of the Chartered Quality Institute or Chartered Engineer

Have experience of…

  • Practical experience of working in the production of electrical/electronic assemblies for high reliability applications.
  • Effective ability to manage a portfolio of suppliers with confidence.
  • Manufacturing of Hybrid/Electronic components and systems
  • Knowledge of application of GD&T
  • Experience of New Product Introductions
  • Electrical/Electronic testing and failure analysis
  • Understanding of Li-Ion cell and Battery System technology (preferred) or of other electrical commodity

Be skilled at…

  • Understanding the documentation required for production validation
  • Interpersonal, time management and organisational skills
  • Being SAP and Microsoft Office applications literate
  • Problem Solving Techniques (six-sigma, 8D, etc…)
  • Process auditing

Be…

Essential

  • Enthusiastic. You’re here to win F1 World Championships. Show it in your drive for continuous improvement
  • Innovative. Not every supplier you work with will be the same, tailor your approach to improve and extract the very best from each of them
  • Ambitious enough to maintain a high Quality of work
  • Willing to take the Initiative. Be proactive with supporting your suppliers
  • An effective Communicator. In this role you could interact with everyone from the shop floor to the MD of each of your suppliers
  • Organised. As above this role will promote cross departmental liaisons across Purchasing, Inspection, Build, Manufacturing and Engineering. Creating strong working relationships will help you achieve success
  • Accountable. Any one of your parts could cause a race failure, react as swiftly as possible at the first hint of a non-conformance to robustly contain

Desirable

  • Positive with an ability to engage and inspire others
  • Proactive in market research and in finding new Suppliers in his/her area or expertise
  • Willing to support your colleagues as necessary, as well as helping nurture placement and graduate members in the team
  • Effective regarding conflict and in times of crisis, with the ability to achieve desired outcomes in tough environments within challenging time pressures

 

 

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