Strategic Supplier Quality Engineer- North America Region

Job Title

Strategic Supplier Quality Engineer- North America Region

Job Description

In this role you will serve as part of the Diagnostic Imaging Global Supply Chain Management Team to help drive quality activities with suppliers, set a high standard and fast response expectation so quality issues are prevented or minimized. You will also lead with best practices to enable our organization to provide high quality medical products to our customers. And finally, you will manage activities downstream related to purchased part qualification with suppliers, supplier quality issue resolution and ensuring appropriate incoming material inspection strategies.

You are responsible for

  • Independently producing and completing Supplier Quality Engineering related activities and documentation.
  • Completing qualification of materials and components (including spare parts), development/ improvement of supplier processes for CtQ's, supplier process control plans; ensuring that the supplied part meets specifications, and the control limits/tolerances for CtQ parameters are met.
  • Qualifying and sustaining sub-processes of suppliers, including performing process validations for critical supplier processes impacting part quality.
  • Ensuring that the components/products at the supplier (including spare parts and services) are released according agreed specification and quality requirements (APQP / PPAP), and SQ audit results.
  • Independently working to deploy common approaches and working methods to drive ''One Philips'' towards Supply Base in the assigned BG or Market.
  • Partnering with Procurement Engineering and Advance Quality Engineering to complete supplier selection, classification and qualification activities for New Product Introduction
  • Partnering with R&D and Advance Quality Engineering to manage New Product Introduction into supplier facilities/ manufacturing environment using APQP or PPA elements
  • Partnering with Design Engineering and Advance Quality Engineering to determine Part Qualification requirements and complete supplier design transfer
  • Partnering with Advance Quality Engineer to plan special process validation activity
  • Completing Part Qualification / Special Process validation activities
  • Developing Receiving and Inspection Plans

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering or science discipline, or equivalent experience
  • 8+ years of total industry experience, 4+ years of related experience in a medical device industry
  • ASQ, CQE and/or CQA Certification preferred
  • Working knowledge of appropriate global medical device regulations, requirements and standards such as 21 CFR Parts 803, 806 & 820, ISO13485, ISO14971
  • Expertise in root cause analysis, corrective and preventative methods
  • Experience in problem solving with quality tools such as: 6 sigma/8-D/CAPA/FMEA/ 5Why etc

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