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Careers - Quality Engineer,New Model & Supplier Quality

Job Description – Quality Engineer,New Model & Supplier Quality

The Norton Motorcycle Co. Ltd is looking for an experienced supplier development quality engineer with a track record of delivery within manufacturing / engineering / automotive industries. You will be an enthusiastic and capable individual with a hands-on approach to Quality prepared to lead by example to instil a mindset of Quality First within a busy supply chain. You will need to demonstrate the ability to manage a high degree of change within an organisation.


Roles, duties and responsibilities:

Key responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

● Lead supplier interface from inception through to start of production

● Work with purchasing to assess potential suppliers to ensure compatibility with Norton’s Quality expectations

● Manage part approval processes for parts on new projects, ensuring that pre-production builds have the right part, to the right Quality and at the right time

● Managing quality concerns relating to allocated suppliers

● Monitor and control conformity of production within the supply base

● Supporting the supplier to resolve quality issues to ensure product quality and supply

● Support manufacturing with new model build concerns to ensure build plans are maintained and issues are addressed in a controlled and constructive manner

● Conduct supplier selection audits to assess capability and suitability. Working closely with the Purchasing department to ensure suitable supplier selection and feedback on supplier performance concerns

● Create quality standards for new models and train manufacturing on model quality requirements

● Working within the Quality team to create and implement new systems to act as a robust foundation for a brand new Quality department



● Supplier sourcing management using the PPAP system is essential

● Automotive experience is preferable

● Experienced in root cause analysis techniques

● Self-sufficient and good organisational skills


- 25 Days holiday (Small amount used for Christmas Holiday)
- Pension Scheme
- Life Insurance
- Flexible Working
- Casual Dress
- Parking on site


Applicants must have the Right To Work in the UK


A driving licence is required 

The role will require international travel 

Job Type: Full-time

Salary is dependent upon experience 

Please forward your CV and a covering letter in the first instance to stating which role you are applying for.

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