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Eaton Corporation Supplier Quality Specialist in Wimborne, United Kingdom

Join Eaton and be a part of our commitment to providing impactful, energy-efficient solutions that shape a sustainable future. At Eaton, we make what matters work, and we're dedicated to fostering a workplace where ethics, inclusion, diversity, and our people are at the forefront.

What you’ll do:

• Responsible for the deployment of supplier quality assurance and improvement activities to ensure delivery of on time and conforming supplier product.

• Supplier Quality Subject Matter Expert and key point of contact for suppliers for Quality Matters

• Works alongside Supply Chain and Supplier Development organisation, interfacing directly with suppliers to minimise business risk.

Reports to Supplier Quality Leader, Direct reports - None, Indirect reports - N/A

Key responsibilities

• Subject Matter expert and initial point of contact for Supplier Quality matters at allocated Approved Supplier List (ASL) suppliers

• Implementation of plant supplier inspection process requirements accordance with supplier status and customer/regulatory requirements

• Completion of supplier source inspection process and management of applicable delegation process

• Manage supplier deviations for supplied product including root cause and corrective action (DMR) with suppliers and Supply Chain Centre of Excellence team.

• Maintain the ASL providing recommendations for ASL additions, deletion, and scope changes in accordance with plant specific needs.

• Support and perform supplier assessments as needed to support Supplier Development efforts or plant specific needs

• Drive supplier Quality such as APQP, to compliment Supplier Development efforts such as Focus Suppliers, or plant specific needs.

• Escalate and Obtain engagement for significant performance issues through the SDE organization such as supper escapes.


• HND/HNC or equivalent experience


• Writing and Editing of Technical Documentation

• Problem Solving and Creativity

• Influence and Communication

• Initiative and Drive

• Manufacturing Capability

• Product Definition & New Product Development

• Sound knowledge of Aerospace QA standards (AS9100 series/ Pt21 / Pt145, DAOS etc)

• Knowledge of APQP deployment and associated RCCA / problem solving

• Developed abilities in Internal and External Auditing

• Knowledge of Manufacturing processes/systems and techniques

• Detailed of MSD Products (AAR and Actuation) preferred

• Deliver to promise and act as the Voice of the Customer

• Act as one team to help each Other With internal and external customers

• Proactive problem solver who assists by providing solutions

• Promote Eaton in a positive light in all dealings with Suppliers and Customers

• Remain positive even when facing a challenge

• Considerate of impact on others

• Invests time in improving personal performance

We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for job applicants and employees. Our recruitment processes use balanced selection criteria and avoid unlawful discrimination against applicants on the basis of their age, colour, disability, marital status, national origin, gender, gender identity, genetic information, race or racial origin, religion, sexual orientation or any other status protected or required by law.