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Engineer – Supplier Technical Assistance (Malta)

An established company in Malta is seeking to recruit an Engineer. Ref: Protected content

Our client, is a supplier of Electrical Switches to the Automotive Industry world-wide, with prestigious customers such as General Motors, Ford, Jaguar, Mazda,VW,BMW, Rover,SAAB and Fiat-Alfa.

The Supplier Technical Assistant will be reporting to the Purchasing Manager. Duties will include but are not limited to: managing the technical relationship with a number of suppliers; liaising with other trades within the Engineering and Purchasing teams whilst forming part of the Supplier Technical Assistance team; monitoring suppliers’ activities at the various stages in product development; managing suppliers’ open issues and together with the suppliers resolving such issues within the applicable project time frames; resolving supplier technical concerns that require hands on co-ordination and consistent monitoring; auditing supplier facility of existing and potential suppliers; reviewing supplier’s capacity analysis; working closely with suppliers to improve their overall performance; dealing in the various stages of the product realisation whilst also following established Environmental and Health & Safety practices.

This position calls for a smart, proactive and assertive individual with good communication skills. The ideal candidate must be willing to travel as well as being a good team player and must interact well with team members from different sections within the company. Applicants must have an understanding of metrology techniques and PPAP methodology. Knowledge in Commodity Specific Technical Expertise (Moulded Plastics and Rubbers, Injection Moulded Tooling, PCBA, Metal Stamping, and surface finishing including plating, chroming and painting) is a must for this role. Candidates must be in possession of an Electrical Engineering Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

An attractive remuneration package.

Previous experience in a similar environment will be considered an asset.

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