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  • Job reference: RMS0168936

STA Site Engineer - Purchasing - 30616

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 29/07/2016
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (07/09/16)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

The Role:
Site development/JLRQ Manufacturing site assessment. Improve quality systems and drive continuous improvement. Support review of DFMEA and lead review of PFMEA and control plans / APQP activities. Phased production part approval process. Launch support (high impact suppliers). 8-D concern resolution, Warranty reduction, Schedule and conduct field action/stop shipment reviews in cases of supplier responsible concerns, This role involves significant travel, and there may be occasions where you are required to work unsociable hours.

The STA function is responsible for the capacity and quality performance of all new product and current vehicle suppliers and performs an important role within the Purchasing Department. The STA function is responsible for planning, monitoring and controlling supplier manufacturing processes and activities to enable high quality and on time execution of product programmes effectively and efficiently whilst maintaining and improving current car performance.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
3 Key Skills:
1) APQP / Phase PPAP experience
2) Problem solving skills - 6 Sigma Green belt / 8D's
3) Ability to travel in Europe

Knowledge and experience of APQP/PPAP/8D. Able to facilitate resolution of complex cross-functional issues. Good leadership/negotiation/communication & interpersonal skills. Able to operate effectively at all levels of the organisation. Self-motivated & able to work on their own initiative. Computer literate. No travel restrictions for European travel - Full UK driving Licence.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Interior Trim Background
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