Supplier Quality Manager - Defence

Supplier Quality Manager - Defence

Defence and Aerospace, Quality Excellence

Min Exp. 6-10 Years Yrs.

QMSrs Solutions

QMSrs Ltd is a UK company registered in England (Reg. No. 10509175) with branch offices and representatives in many countries.

We are the hub for Quality Excellence Automated Solutions for streamlined Business Process Performance. 

QMSrs provides Quality Excellence solutions and services to maximum benefit for our clients' business.

Our teams are committed to offering you the best solution for your business.

Our prime offerings are:

1.    Fully Automated Business management Governance Solutions

2.    Resourced Quality Management. We take care of your Management Systems

3.    Training & Development to build a quality culture with Accredited Training


Working with QMSrs you will have access to the latest Quality Management Jobs available in brand name companies. QMSrs Model offers candidates the best

You are your own boss

You are Self Employed

Work at your leisure

Earn as much as the effort you put in

Long Term attachments with client and with QMSrs

You decide and manage your charge rate

You have access to all QMSrs solutions and benefits that will set you aside from competitors


Reporting to Supplier Quality Director

QMSrs is dedicated to the Quality Excellence profession. We are unique in offering the widest choice from Pool of Quality professionals.

This applicable to both the recruitment of Quality staff as well as the outsourcing of Quality Excellence Management to QMSrs with the ability to select the people who can provide the best solution.

Candidates can narrow the search for the appropriate job using many criteria offering the best platform for bringing their profile right in front of the client

We offer a range of courses on Quality, Excellence, Leadership and Management Examples of which can be viewed on our Training & Development Portal

Employers can post jobs, view CV's, search CV’s and recruit any quality professional their organisation needs. Click on Recruitment Portal to view jobs


Responsibility for improving Supplier Quality performance, driving root cause analysis and the on-going development of increased supplier capability.

Lead the Supplier Quality team to minimise risk, prevent non-conformance and manage transfer of production.

Communicate quality standards for suppliers to provide parts and assemblies to specification

Work in partnership with the IPT to support the delivery of Quality products on time and at the right cost.

Personally represent Quality at the supplier and drive performance through prevention and early identification of issues 
Ensure the Quality team is managed to support achievement of the objectives.
Drive prioritized supplier non conformance management and root cause analysis 
Manage supplier approval processes, identifying, certifying, and auditing suppliers,
Drive supplier quality management in line with company control procedures, and relevant regulatory standards e.g., AS9100 and AS9110
Ensure Quality Assurance for new and existing suppliers including audits, source inspections, First Article Inspection sign-off and change control process management
Effective flow down of Quality requirements to suppliers throughout Product Lifecycle 
Ensure best practice is adopted within the supply chain to ensure highest levels of product integrity
Development of supplier capability via strategic and tactical improvement activities.
Develops, applies, revises and maintains supplier quality standards.
Works on supplier sites to observe quality systems and material manufacture processes.
Analyses, tracks and reports discrepancies and corrective actions taken when vendor products are rejected/returned on receipt or fail post acceptance.
Conformity Inspections and preparations for Customer Conformity inspections
First Article Inspections at suppliers
Co-operate with management to meet the employer’s legal duties and take reasonable care of their own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by their acts or omissions


Core Competencies

Self starter with a desire for problem solving and process improvement
Experience with manufacturing transfers of existing build to print product
Proven experience of driving root cause with Suppliers
Proven background in Quality Assurance and thorough understanding of Quality tools and techniques
Understanding of key aerospace Quality Standards such as AS/EN 9100 and NADCAP
Good technical engineering knowledge and ability to read engineering drawings
Attention to detail and methodical approach
Professional conduct and good communication skills to influence both internally and externally
Problem Solving & Creativity
Working in Teams
Supervisory experience
Further competencies will be provided via the competency matrix, and linked to the relevant job level

Qualifications and Experience

5 – 10 years experience working in a supply chain organization - Preferred

Previous experience as a supplier quality engineer or supplier developer within an electrical/electronic  technology company (ideally Aerospace)
Proven experience of leading improvement with Suppliers
Proven background in Quality Assurance and thorough understanding of Quality tools and techniques
Understanding of key aerospace Quality Standards such as AS/EN 9100 and NADCAP
Supplier Relationship management

Key measures and milestones
Delivered Supplier Quality performance
Conformity inspections to plan
Open NCR’s

  • Minimum Level Career - Vice President
  • Minimum Level Education - PhD
  • Post Category - Defence and Aerospace
  • Sub category - Quality Excellence
  • Job Type - Permanent
  • Job SubType - Full time
  • Job Start Date - Immediately
  • Job Duration - Greater than 6 months
  • Job RateType - Monthly
  • Job Min. Rate - 0
  • Job Min. Rate - 0
  • Currency - GBP
  • ISO Standards
  • QMS
  • Auditing
  • Document Control
  • Presentation Skills
  • Minimum Experience in years - 6-10 Years
  • City - Edinburgh
  • State - Scotland
  • Country - United Kingdom
  • ZipCode -
  • Business - QMSrs is the hub for Quality and Business Excellence services with automated solutions streamlining business process performance.
  • Products - Fully Automated Quality Excellence Software Solution with a Navigation infrastructure that sets us apart from all other solution providers.
  • Services - Recruitment & Placement of Quality Excellence resourcesFully Automated Quality Excellence Software Solutions UK Accredited Training courses in Quality Excellence, Leadership, HSE, Risk & Project Management
  • Primary Business - Quality Excellence Solutions Provider
  • CustomerSupport No -
  • Address - London
  • City - London
  • State - London
  • Country - United Kingdom
  • ZipCode - EC1
  • Phone - 00447756366540
  • Fax -
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