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Job Title:  Supplier & Systems Quality Engineer (Newport)

Requisition ID:  8543

Newport, WLS, GB, NP19 4XJ

Home-based Position:  No
Regular/Temporary:  Regular
Job Type:  Full-Time
Job Description: 

EnerSys is the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications. We have over thirty manufacturing and assembly plants worldwide servicing over 10,000 customers in more than 100 countries. Worldwide headquarters are located in Reading, PA, USA with regional headquarters in Europe and Asia. We complement our extensive line of Motive Power and Energy Systems with a full range of integrated services and systems. With sales and service locations throughout the world, and over 100 years of battery experience, EnerSys is the power/full solution for stored DC power products. 

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Job Purpose

Support the quality management of supplier base at Enersys Newport as well as ensuring the conformity and suitability of internal measurement equipment and systems.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support the establishment of risk criteria for supply base and ensuring those risks are evaluated, monitored and actions arising from those processes are properly managed according to internal procedures and best practices
  • Perform process audit on suppliers as part of risk management process. Follow up on actions if any issues are raised.
  • Handle supplier issues through management of containment, root cause investigation and corrective action using standard tools (e.g. 8D).
  • Review supplier PPAPs and support validation checks on production line.              
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to ensure required equipment is calibrated according to schedule and operational procedures.
  • Ensure risks related with out of calibration or failed calibration equipment are identified and escalated to the Site Quality Manager for action.
  • Support the review of corresponding process of responsibility (Calibration and Supplier).
  • Provide training to operational teams on calibration process.
  • Manage documentation system with internal and external stakeholders while supporting transition to an electronic system automated system.


  • Qualified auditor to IATF 16949
  • Auditing qualifications (e.g. ISO 9001, VDA 6.3, IATF 16949:2016)

Skills and Experience

  • Trained on process audit methodology (e.g. VDA 6.3)
  • Trained on process audit methodology (e.g. VDA 6.3)
  • Understanding of problem solving tools (8D, Ishikawaka, 5Why, 5W1H)
  • Understanding of Measurement System Analysis (MSA)
  • Knowledge of Automotive Core Tools (APQP, PPAP, FMEA, Control Plans)
  • Ability to interpret technical drawings
  • Process audit experience
  • Good understanding of calibration reports
  • Excellent organisational skills to support management of documentation system and site QMS.
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to adapt to any situation
  • Logical in approach
  • Willingness to learn
  • Willingness to travel (10% of working time) to supplier locations within UK and eventual travel to mainland Europe


EnerSys provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.  EEO/Minority/Female/Vets/Disabled

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