SQD Engineer

What to Expect

We are recruiting for a SQD Engineer to join our fantastic Supplier Quality Assurance team in Woking. As the SQD Engineer you will work closely with the Suppliers allocated within a Commodity Group, to ensure the Supplier’s Management Team are fully supporting McLaren Quality and Capacity requirements.

What You'll Do

  • Ensuring new supplier site Sourcing is well researched to build and maintain a competent supply base. 
  • Supporting Supplier selection & development processes to achieve a self-sufficient supply base IATF 16949.
  • Ensuring Non IATF16949 suppliers deliver their certification qualification to the approved nomination plan.
  • Supporting the implementation of APQP for all new tooled parts.
  • Supporting Robust Manufacturing Feasibility strategy deployment and reviews.
  • Ensuring that allocated suppliers meet launch / delivery commitments in line with APQP
  • Driving Supplier / Part Risk Assessments and develop risk mitigation actions. 
  • Identifying Critical suppliers / parts that require full cross functional team engagement with the supplier.
  • Providing supplier progress reporting to Purchasing and SQA Program team for: APQP open issues, PPAP part pedigree prior to each build phase and PPAP delivery forecast / actual confirmation.
  • Tracking and managing PPAP part approval to agreed delivery plan.

What You'll Bring

  • Ability to interrogate Programme plans and evaluate supplier’s ability to deliver, quality on time to meet company milestones.
  • Must be capable of planning manufacture of their components at the supplier from goods in to goods out, if required.
  • Capable of carrying out effective scenario planning to establish potential mitigation actions, if required
  • Technical Engineering qualified to Degree standard, or equivalent experience.
  • Must have previous experience in SQA, including multiple new model launches.
  • Experience of leading suppliers through new model launches
  • Have a working understanding of: PPAP, MSA, APQP, FMEA, SPC,
  • Demonstrated structured approach to Problem Solving (8D)
  • Practical use of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SAP and CATIA

What We'll Do for You

We offer a wide – ranging benefits package, which includes:

Who Are We?

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It takes a community to do what we do. A diverse group of people with many areas of expertise, united by their passion to deliver visionary products and set new benchmarks.

McLaren Automotive commits to equal opportunity for all. Diversity, Equality and Inclusion is at the heart of our impact, it drives our innovation and enables us to truly create something special. Join us on our journey.

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