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Supplier Quality Engineer (Site)

Date: Jun 20, 2022

Location: Kongsberg, NO

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) 

Main duties and responsibilities:
As a supplier quality engineer (SQE) you are responsible for coordinating suppliers and verifying quality standards in accordance with the requirements of our organization.

Main duties: 
•    Monitor the quality performance of our suppliers and regularly perform reviews and necessary actions to secure compliance
•    Analyze suppliers’ quality performance and identify improvement areas 
•    Handle supplier non-conformance 
•    Handle escapes (including root cause analysis, 8D investigations, containment and corrective actions)
•    Issue authorizations of “Request for pre-release”
•    Participate in supplier work transfer evaluation and monitoring
•    Support concurrent engineering between GKN and supplier (design for manufacturing)
•    Communicate with release agents and monitor their performance
•    Maintain quality records and certifications
•    Report supplier performance and quality to management

Candidate requirements:

•    Engineering degree (BSc, MSc or equivalent) is preferred, but applicants with relevant work experience might also be considered. 
•    Minimum one year relevant experience within a manufacturing facility, preferably from the aerospace industry
•    Experience with product qualification activities or inspection/control. 
•    Working knowledge of root cause analysis, 8D and continuous improvements. 
•    Computer literate and good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Systems and ERP.
•    Fluent (oral and written) English and preferably Norwegian. 

The right candidate must have good interpersonal skills and be able to effectively work and communicate at all levels; both within and external to the organization. The candidate must be a problem solver that uses their analytical skills to find strong solutions to quality related issues.
We also see that the candidate is structured and self-driven with the ability to work independently under pressure and tight deadlines.

Workplace will be Kongsberg, but the position requires occasional international travel. 

We can offer you a challenging position at an ambitious international organization. You may have the opportunity to grow with the task and assume greater responsibility within the organization. Competitive terms of employment. 


Deadline: August 7th, but applications will be handled on an ongoing basis. 
For further information, please contact / tlf: 91576161