Supplier Quality Assurer Job in Cape Town, Atlantis Nov 2024

Supplier Quality Assurer Job in Cape Town, Atlantis Nov 2024

West Coast Personnel – Supplier Quality Assurer Job in Cape Town, Atlantis Nov 2024

Jobs opening : Supplier Quality Assurer Vacancy in South Africa 2024

Recruitment Vacancy : West Coast Personnel Latest careers 2024


Remuneration: negotiable Market related
Benefits: Big Co Ben
Location: Cape Town, Atlantis
Education level: Degree
Job level: Senior
Reference: #AK/QAA


Job description

A heavy industrial manufacturer seeks a supplier quality assurance engineer.
Responsibilities (not limited to):
Audit and assessment:

  • Give support to SQA corporate office by performing regular review/audits of current suppliers manufacturing processes and quality systems in accordance with the company’s sourcing process and/or supplier development programmes.
  • Perform regular supplier audits to ensure compliance of products with the company’s specifications and applicable standards.
  • Implement and monitor the qualification and certification process with selected suppliers
  • Review and approve supplier quality plans by applying PPAP and APQP standards on new part programmes.

Incoming inspections:

  • Follow up all the purchase orders, making sure that the orders comply with the clients’ technical specifications in accordance with corporate SQA.
  • Collaborate in the audit of FPQ during production process, inspection and assembly at supplier’s facilities.
  • Ensure that supplier understands the product and submission requirements.
  • Plan incoming raw material inspection and conduct inspections and ensure that focus is placed on part critical characteristics.
  • Support an escalation path to supplier quality assurance manager in case of on-going supplier quality issues, on-going bad supplier rating and uncooperative suppliers.

Monitor supplier quality performance:

  • Handle quality events, such as product defects, delivery failures and other recorded incidents involving the supplier’s failure to meet requirements in coordination with corporate SQA.
  • Function as liaison between purchasing, engineering, manufacturing and suppliers to resolve supplier quality issues and to provide technical support.
  • Determine cause of supplier quality problems and coordinate/implement effective and timely resolutions.
  • Determine part critical characteristics and require process control on quality control plans.
  • Handle NCR on SAP, according SQA corporate evaluation and submit for final approval.
  • Track the cost of poor quality per supplier.

Supplier quality development:

  • Give support to SQA corporate performing workshops with all the suppliers in order to identify and implement improvement actions; providing technical assistance in developing a quality system, or other technical support as required.
  • Monitor the supplier’s performance. Prepare and share supplier scorecards.
  • Plan and follow Supplier quality improvement plans in coordination with corporate SQA.

Support activities:

  • Maintain accurate quality records, certifications, and database for suppliers, as well as required documentation; available and update.
  • Use equipment for inspection in good conditions, maintenance and calibrated. Inform and request maintenance/calibration department the related activities for update.
  • Contribute to environmental and HSE culture and follow IMS procedures.
  • Track, update and report relevant KPI defined by corporate.



Qualifications and requirements: 

  • Relevant bachelor’s degree or technical college qualification (mechanical engineering/quality assurance).
  • Minimum of three to five years’ relevant experience working within a manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to work both in a team and independently.
  • Good communication skills (English).
  • Prepared to work overtime when required.
  • Great knowledge and understanding of quality processes.
  • Ability to work under pressure and think on your feet.
  • Physically fit and in good health.
  • Knowledge of welding and steel processes will be advantageous.
  • Knowledge of SAP programs is essential.
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001/EN 1090 and the application thereof.
  • Microsoft Office Skills is essential.

Please forward your CV to
Contact details

Anthony Kettle
West Coast Personnel