Job Opportunity

Supplier Quality Engineer

Purpose of job
AEUK is seeking two Supplier Quality Engineer who is experienced in supply chain quality management both initial approval activity through to surveillance and quality improvement activities This is an opportunity to join the ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK Operations Division to implement a highly effective approach to supply chain improvement.

Reporting relationships
Project Quality Assurance Manager

Staff responsibility

Budget responsibility

Dorset Innovation Park, Winfrith

Employment status
At Atlas Elektronik UK, we support our staff to create work-life balance and encourage applications from individuals who are looking for part time or condensed hours as well as full time opportunities.

Knowledge, skills and personal qualities required
The successful candidate must have:

  • At least two years’ experience in a manufacturing, production or quality engineering role
  • Proven track record in supplier quality management;
  • Practical experience of supplier audits (system, product and process);
  • Auditor or Lead Auditor qualification or ability to gain qualification;
  • Knowledge of quality standards ISO9001, AS9102 and preferably AS9100;
  • Understanding of configuration and change management processes;
  • Understanding of Supplier Quality requirements and contractual flow downs;
  • Root Cause and Corrective Action practitioner using 8D process or similar;
  • Ability to demonstrate methodical approach to root cause and corrective action;
  • Good communications skills both verbal and written;
  • Experience of special process auditing would be an advantageous


  • Understanding and experience of the SC21 programme

Key responsibilities
Key responsibilities include:

  • Participate to provide quality input for the development, manufacture, procurement and acceptance activities for both detail and assemblies
  • Supplier auditing including both initial and ongoing surveillance
  • Supporting Procurement with grow/maintain strategy
  • Product FCA/PCA audits
  • Management of supplier root cause and corrective action
  • Support new product introduction in the supply chain
  • Creation of supplier quality metrics, levels and trends
  • Development of supplier quality requirements and audit schedule based on risk
  • Interact with suppliers and design team to assist in resolving design, development, production and acceptance issues
  • Supplier relationship management
  • Improvement and development activities in the supply chain

Behavioural requirements

  • Willing to travel
  • Ability to work alone or as part of a team;
  • Resilient in enforcing quality requirements within compressed timescales
  • Consistently demonstrates reliable and sound judgement;
  • Proactive, willing and able to take initiative (self-starter where needed);
  • Works to find creative solutions to problems;
  • Desire to provide customer satisfaction through positive results
  • Flexible and able to juggle multiple demands;

More information
The successful candidate must be able to achieve full SC (Security Clearance).

How to apply
Please forward your CV and a covering letter explaining why you are suitable for the post to Recruitment@uk.atlas-elektronik․com by the closing date and state the job title in the subject line.

Due to the nature of our work and the projects you will be working on, all candidates must be eligible to gain security clearance. ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK Ltd is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications for all posts from suitably qualified people regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Winfrith Newburgh
Dorset DT2 8ZB