Technical Procurement Technician

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RMS – Resource Management Solutions are currently recruiting a Technical Procurement Technician on behalf of our client who are a longstanding automotive supplier based in the North East of England.

A permanent position, this is an excellent opportunity to join a global company who are at the forefront of the automotive, manufacturing industry.

Having proudly worked in partnership with this client for a number of years, RMS are experienced in enhancing their ability to recruit the very best talent, putting solid foundations in place which underpin the further development of their business.

Contracted to 39 hours per week, notable Benefits for this position include:

* 33 days holidays inclusive of bank holidays
* Contributory pension scheme
* Complimentary On Site parking
* Early Friday finish – Although flexibility is required due to the nature of the role.

Reporting directly to the Team Section Leader and it will be your role to provide technical support to Engineers within the department to ensure effective implementation of product introduction projects in line with principal accountabilities.

Key Responsibilities

* Create, issue and maintain component drawings.
* Support the introduction of new / modified products and delivery of cost down targets through project management & facilitating APQP processes in line with agreed project milestones, quality requirements & budgets. Value of projects up to €1 Million.
* Flexibility to travel regularly including international travel
* Project management for changes to existing products & cost down initiatives through design, test & launch phases.
* Manage APQP processes for product introduction
* Generate improvements to product / processes / systems at suppliers that deliver QCD benefits
* Ensure supplier PPAP approvals and support launch readiness at supplier & plant.
* Facilitate cross-function activity to support sample manufacture, processing trials & post-build reviews.
* Deliver professional technical representation on behalf of the company in face-to-face supplier technical and product development meetings.

Desired Qualities

* Educated to minimum ONC level (or equivalent qualification) in an engineering discipline

Experience in a high volume automotive manufacturing environment

Experience of project management

Work effectively within a cross-functional team

Good technical problem solving ability.

Use of AutoCAD – 2D

Desirable Attributes


Experience in a high volume automotive manufacturing environment

Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a project management or production engineering role

Experience in a TS16949 environment.

Experience of forging, machining, heat treatment and grinding.

Experience of supplier liaison / team coordination

Experience of managing projects activities.

RMS is an equal opportunities employer and recruits and promotes employees on the basis of suitability for the job.

If you are not contacted within 7 days of the closing date then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. We will keep your CV on file for any suitable vacancies that may arise in the future unless you contact us and request otherwise.