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Senior Supplier Quality Engineer

Leonardo UK




Posted: 16/09/2023

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Job Description:

Job Description:

At Leonardo, we have exciting opportunity for a Senior Supplier Quality Engineer, within our Supplier Quality Assurance Team in Edinburgh. This is a great opportunity to join our team and support business growth within Edinburgh.

The role will involve working with Operations, Project Managers, Customers, Design/Development teams, and Purchasing/Suppliers to satisfactorily meet our Customer requirements relating to the Products and Services provided by Leonardo UK. This role is a great opportunity to bring your talents and form an integral part of Leonardo's future.

Key responsibility Areas:
Be an integral member of the UK Supplier Quality team specifically within the Mechanical and Optical categories and contribute to all aspects of Quality ensuring the success and completion of all allocated projects within the supply chain.
Engage with IPT's as early as possible in out NPI projects to use your skillset drive DfX and continuous improvement to avoid unnecessary product failures.
Utilise your skillset to aid in failure/material reviews and investigations in the Supply Chain.
Support capability assessments within the supply chain.
Use your knowledge of the supply chain to support our Integrated Project Teams in supplier selection.
Be fully aware and engaged with the Operational and IPT risks and opportunities and support, and take leadership where appropriate driving progress
Analyse and communicate information to support the escalation and clear communication of both supplier and IPT requirements to ensure correct decision-making
Take leadership, on all instances of Non Conformance and Failure and ensure situations are managed collectively to a dependable closure. This will be both internally within the business and with the external supply chain
Support and mentor more junior members of the Assurance TeamWe are open to flexible ways of working for these roles between on site in Edinburgh and remote

Skills, Qualifications and Knowledge Required:
Ideally a Bachelor's Degree [or equivalent] in Engineering, Quality, Manufacturing or experience in Defence Electronics or similarly "complex" industry.
Ability to read and understand technical requirements from a full manufacturing data pack. For example technical drawings, international specifications or technical data sheets.
Be able to demonstrate Governance, knowledge of AS9100 / ISO9001 and Continuous improvement.
Be able to demonstrate knowledge of Development and Design Assurance support to these stages of the lifecycle.
Be able to demonstrate knowledge in applying Quality Tools such as Root Cause Corrective Action, Pattern Fault Lifecycle, Process Mapping, Verification, Validation and First Article Inspection.
Be a logical thinker, capable of harvesting complex data into actions with practical solutions that supports business goals, in 'the language of the business'.
Have good interpersonal skills and a collaborative working style across all functions of the business.
Have effective time management, including prioritisation and escalation
Be able to demonstrate experience in working with Customers and Suppliers.Additional Information:

Willingness to travel, both within the UK and overseas

Life at Leonardo

With a company funded benefits package, a commitment to learning and development, and a flexible approach to working hours focused on the needs of both our employees and customers, a career with Leonardo has never offered as many opportunities or been more accessible to as many people.
Pension: Award winning pension scheme (up to 10% employer contribution)
Holidays: 25 days plus bank holidays, option to buy/sell leave and to accrue up to 12 additional flexi leave days per year
Flexible Working: Flexible hours with hybrid working options. For part time opportunities, please talk to us
Wellbeing: Employee Assistance Programme, access to Mental Health support, Financial wellbeing support, network groups (Enable, Pride, Equalise, Reservists, Carers)
Lifestyle: Discounted Gym membership, Cycle to work scheme
Company funded flexible benefits: Access to private healthcare, dental schemes, Workplace ISA, Go Green Car Scheme, technology and lifestyle options (£500 annual allowance)
Training: Free access to more than 4000 online courses via Coursera
Referral Incentive: You can earn a reward for successfully referring a friend or family member
Bonus: Scheme in place for all employees at management level and below For a full list of our Company benefits please visit our website.

Leonardo is a global high-tech company and one of the key players in Aerospace, Defence and Security. Headquartered in Italy, Leonardo has over 45,000 employees, of which 7,000 are based in the UK.

At Leonardo UK, we believe that a diverse and inclusive work environment unlocks our people's full potential and drives innovation and creativity. We work hard to offer a welcoming, accessible and inclusive place to work for all of our people, creating a culture where everyone can thrive, feel safe and have a sense of belonging and connection.

This is a great opportunity to bring your talents and form an integral part of Leonardo's future. We can help you develop your skills and offer great opportunities to develop and grow, so why not join us.

Primary Location:
GB - Edinburgh

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