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Supplier Quality Engineer - VR/29627

Join a growing, multinational Oil and Gas Leader on a permanent staff basis as a Supplier Quality Engineer, based in Portlethen, Aberdeen. Competitive salary and 9 day Fortnight on offer.

Reporting to the QA Manager, as the Supplier Quality Engineer, you will have the following main duties and responsibilities:

Supplier Evaluation and Selection:

  • Owning the UK Approved Supplier List – evaluations, re-evaluations, update of records.
  • Evaluating potential suppliers based on quality, reliability and performance criteria.
  • Collaborating with the procurement team to propose, assess and select suppliers that meet the company's quality standards and requirements.

Supplier NCR/SCAR/SIR:

  • Owning the process for Supplier NCR management/focal point for supplier quality issues.
  • NC Investigation, root cause analysis, reporting.
  • Analysing data and looking for trends/areas of focus/savings/improvements.

Supplier Performance Monitoring and Auditing:

  • Monitoring supplier quality performance metrics and KPIs to identify areas for improvement.
  • Working closely with suppliers to address quality issues and to implement corrective actions.
  • Leading, coordinating and executing the supplier audit program for the UK.

Quality Control and Inspection:

  • Expediting as directed by supply chain management.
  • Coordinating with suppliers to establish critical release dates and inspection release.
  • Conducting regular inspections and quality checks to ensure compliance with specifications and standards/quality of documentation.

Cross-functional Collaboration:

  • Collaborating with Cross-Functional Teams, including Supply Chain, Engineering, Operations and Quality Assurance, to address and resolve supplier product or service quality issues.
  • Providing technical support and guidance to Internal Teams on supplier quality matters.

Continuous Improvement Initiatives:

  • Identifying opportunities for process improvements and cost savings within the supply chain.
  • Collaborating with suppliers to implement continuous improvement initiatives and best practices.


  • Participating in HSE initiatives.
  • Good housekeeping.
  • Actively participating in audits and audit-related activities.
  • Special projects as assigned.

Required Qualifications, Skills and Experience:


  • Knowledge of manufacturing within the oil and gas industry including relevant product knowledge.
  • Educated to HNC/HND level in relevant subject area (e.g. engineering) would be preferred.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (e.g. word).
  • Experience of ISO9001, API Q1, API 5CT, ISO 45001, ISO 14001.
  • Full UK Driving Licence.
  • Formal Auditing qualification.
  • Knowledge and experience of an ERP system, ideally Microsoft D365.
  • Full Driving Licence.
  • Knowledge of supply chain processes and supplier management.
  • Experience of non-conformity and incident investigation/root cause analysis.


  • Experience/knowledge of NDT techniques and processes.
  • Manufacturing/Fabrication/Machining knowledge/experience.
  • Knowledge and experience of Quality Management Systems, ERP systems.
  • In depth knowledge/interpretation of International Codes and Standards.
  • Data analysis and reporting techniques including visualisation and presentation of data.

Supplier Quality Engineer - VR/29627

Portlethen, Aberdeen, UK
Full Time Work
3 - 5 years of experience

Published on 15 May 2024