All Locations
Barnstaple w/ hybrid working
Advertising Salary
Up to £35,000 Depending on experience

About The Role

Supplier Quality Engineer

Barnstaple (with a mix of office and home-based working)

Up to £35,000 Depending on experience.

We are SEA.

Engineered to protect. We protect what matters - our nations, our waters, our land, our cities, our people, our environment, our world.

Join us.

As a Supplier Quality Engineer you will be responsible for building in quality with assigned suppliers and improving quality performance via Quality Improvement Plans. You will also support supplier selection through robust qualification processes working closely with the Supply Chain team to manage and implement supplier/engineering changes, new product introductions, and outsourcing opportunities in the supply chain.


What we offer

Your work, your contribution, deserves to be recognised and rewarded. Have a look at the benefits we offer:


Work life balance:

  • Hybrid/flexible working arrangements
  • 25 days’ annual leave, plus buy and sell
  • Up to 16 days flexi leave accrual
  • Half day Fridays
  • Reservist in the Armed Forces receive special paid leave


    Family & wellbeing:

  • Private medical health insurance & Employee Assistance Program
  • All Staff Bonus
  • Group Pension Plan of up to 7% employer contribution
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Wellbeing centre
  • Sports & Social activities
  • Employee Discounts portal - online and instore discounts, travel savings etc
  • Canada Life GP and financial advice
  • Life assurance policy
  • Publication and recruitment bonus rewards
  • Development opportunities, including LinkedIn learning


    Facilities & resources:

  • Electric vehicle charging points at all sites
  • Private seated lunch areas
  • Onsite bistro (Barnstaple office) and free hot and cold beverages
  • Onsite showers and toiletries provision
  • Free onsite parking

What you’ll be doing

Supporting the business in the execution of the supply chain aspects of the Business Management System, including (but not limited) to:

  • Providing support to the Supplier Development team, in the execution  of improvement and quality support activities.
  • Processing non-conforming goods delivered by suppliers, including RMA processing, RCCA co-ordination, etc.
  • Provide Quality Engineering support to the various project teams as required.
  • Work closely with suppliers regarding the quality aspects of new product introduction by supporting existing or identifying/introducing new processes in the supply chain.
  • Conduct supplier & internal audits ensuring compliance to company and regulatory requirements. “


 The skills you need

  • Understanding of ISO9001 (Preferably additional experience of AS9100)
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and ability to engage with key internal and external stakeholders
  • A proactive attitude to problem solving to ensure RFT and OTIF requirements are met
  • The ability to influence and drive change within the supply chain
  • The ability to travel and work effectively away from the office when required


Join us and be part of something smaller - with 300 people in the UK and Canada - doing something bigger: protecting what matters. 


If you would like to know more, please give our Talent Acquisition Advisor Ethan a call on 01373 852304.


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