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Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer


Banbury, Oxfordshire, England

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Date Posted:

22nd May 2024





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At Prodrive we believe there’s no limit to what can be achieved when the brightest minds come together. Joining one focused and driven team, you will challenge boundaries in order to change the game for our customers. We are the world’s leading independent motorsport company and the business behind some of the greatest names and achievements in motorsport over the last 40 years. Our skilled Technicians, Mechanics, Fabricators and Engineers work together every step of the way to design, build and run elite competition cars on the track and off-road across the globe.

We are looking for a Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer to join our Motorsport team who will ensure that all supplied components meet expectations with regards to Quality Assurance and delivery schedules.

Key responsibilities:

  • Prioritise and carry out supplier audit/quality system assessment. Evaluate the suppliers on their ability to meet our requirements in full. 
  • Be responsible for key elements of supplier development as required throughout the manufacture/supply of parts.
  • Liaise closely with Purchasing and Suppliers in the prevention and resolution of non-conforming product.
  • Establish, maintain and report on external quality records.  
  • Liaise closely with Engineering, supporting them on project delivery and control in line with the existing Business Operating Procedures.
  • Monitor and report on system compliance if applicable.
  • Improve the standard of the process, using information collected from the operations and applying problem-solving techniques.
  • Coordinate inspection and measurement of certain components as required.  Dimensional inspection of sensitive and safely critical components to Prodrive Limited drawings and specifications. Visual and dimensional inspection of non-sensitive components to Prodrive Limited drawings and specifications as required.
  • Support Engineering in activities of reverse engineering of components utilising all key measurement equipment.
  • Quality / Delivery performance monitoring and management though monthly reviews and KPI’s.

Who are we looking for?

Our ideal candidate will have a higher national certificate (HNC) or equivalent in an Engineering discipline, with previous experience in SQA roles & activities within the automotive sectors (experience in Motorsport is preferable). Computer literate with competency in the MS Office suite of programmes, you will have demonstrable knowledge of inspection instruments and techniques and a competent understanding of engineering drawings. Whilst not essential, certification such as Six Sigma, Auditor/Lead Auditor would be an advantage, along with auditor experience to IS9001, and environmental standards.

What can we offer you?

  • An attractive salary which will grow in line with your ongoing development and impact
  • 25 days holiday (which increases with long service) with an opportunity to purchase up to 15 extra days
  • Training opportunities for continuing professional development
  • Onsite subsidised staff restaurant
  • Car and pension salary sacrifice schemes
  • Cyclescheme
  • Exercise classes
  • Paid time off for volunteering
  • Consultations with our Fit 4 Life expert
  • Social events throughout the year
  • Exclusive company discounts
  • Life assurance

We are an equal opportunities employer

At Prodrive we are committed to attracting and nurturing the best talent and creating an inclusive workplace. We value individual differences and diversity amongst all staff so that everyone has the widest opportunities to maximise their potential. We aim to ensure that no job applicant is placed at a disadvantage by practices or requirements which disproportionately impact protected groups and which are not justified by the demands of the job. If you feel you are right for this role, we welcome your application.

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