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Ford & Stanley Recruitment

Do you want to be responsible for improving the product quality of the largest supply chain in Rail?

The Situation

Ford & Stanley Digital are currently partnered with the UK’s leading part supplier to the Railway industry, with expertise across Infrastructure, Traction and Rolling Stock. Working in a safety critical environment, it is crucial to ensure. With over 1800 suppliers, they need to work their way through auditing them to ensure they focus on quality, costing and assurance, and the team are tasked with completing 1 audit per week. This is a critical role within the organisation and is important to ensure the development and quality of suppliers can continue to improve.


As the Supplier Quality Engineer, you will be responsible for having control over the risk that comes into the business by evaluating the supplier’s quality and conformity. You will be controlling the supplier list, determining which suppliers are suitable to work with. As the SQE, you will be visiting supplier sites nationwide, completing audits, and determining the most appropriate next steps for the supplier. By using your expertise, you will be given complete authority and control over your decision making. You’ll be able to solve a range of internal and external problems and make positive change within a supply chain that has direct impact on safety within the Railway industry.

Skills and Attributes

  • Lead Auditor certified (IRCA)
  • Mechanical/Electrical Engineering Auditing experience
  • Willingness to travel nationally and internationally.
  • Rail based (desirable)

What’s in it for you?

  • Remote/Home based working.
  • Company Car
  • National/International Travel
  • Autonomous working

Relevant Job Titles

Supplier quality Engineer, Supplier Development, Supplier Assurance

About Ford & Stanley Group

Ford & Stanley Group are in the business of people and performance. Our mission is to create one million better workdays through facilitating great recruitment, leadership and occupational mental fitness.

Ford & Stanley Group Ltd is a Disability Confident Committed employer and is committed to a policy of equal opportunities for all opportunity seekers. We shall adhere to such a policy at all times and will review on an on-going basis all aspects of recruitment to avoid unlawful or undesirable discrimination. We will treat everyone equally irrespective sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, age, disability, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief or political beliefs and we place an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with the policy.

    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: Doncaster
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:£40000 - £50000