Vacancy - Supplier Quality Engineer - Princess Yachts

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Current Vacancy

Job Title: Supplier Quality  Engineer
Reports to: Supply Quality Manager
Department: Purchasing

Resource Responsibilities

  • Operating Headcount – 0
  • Assit areas of the business that need project support within the supply chain
  • Engage with cross functional training both within and outside the department
  • Support suppliers with development of quality and process improvement techniques
  • Updating of supplier ratings on a regular basis

Main Purpose of Role

To engage with external suppliers to improve quality, delivery, and to reduce costs through the employment of industry standard management tools

Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Identify and manage APQP activities for appropriate new product
  • Carry out both internal and external quality audits.
  • Plan and conduct departmental 6S audits
  • Identify and manage cost recovery activities resulting from supplier quality failures
  • Assist with supplier quality issue management
  • Assist with facilities quality management
  • Adherence to project schedules and six sigma projects
  • Manage CAR’s and 8D’s tasked to department
  • Support improvement projects including Six Sigma initiatives
  • Act as an Ambassador for Princess Yachts, operating with integrity and drive appropriate to Company’s values, to promote Princess as a market leader
  • Improve quality of supplied parts to reduce warranty and production costs


  • Cost saving through APQP and process improvements
  • Cost through quality failure recovery value

Strategic Interface

  • Interface with all areas of the business including external and internal suppliers, assembly, fitout, development and engineering
  • Person Specification
  • Experienced in ISO9000 procedures
  • Experienced in APQP, 8D, 6S, PPAP, 6 Sigma and similar tools
  • Trained internal and external auditor
  • Ability to communicate with management at the highest level & data driven
  • Computer literate in prime Microsoft applications

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