Supplier Quality Compliance Engineer
Michigan, Kalamazoo-Battle Creek
Our client, a Global Leader in the Medical Device Industry has an immediate opening for a Supplier Quality Compliance Engineer for a 6 month + Contract. Our client offers results-driven people a place where they can make a difference every day! You will also have the opportunity to work with other like-minded, self-directed and detail oriented Top Talents in an extremely collaborative and professional environment.
Position Description (Principle Duties and Responsibilities)
Working in partnership with our client and their Global Supplier Network, you' ll be involved in the ongoing support for the internal business units to address ongoing supplier quality issues, development of suppliers and ensuring that our external supply chain are capable of meeting expectations from a quality, service and cost perspective.
You will serve as liaison between suppliers and our client to drive effective continuous improvement as a result of the supplier base. You will work with internal customers and suppliers in support of supplier quality issues; provide technical support for activities related to supplier quality system assessment and performance evaluation.
You will collaborate with the strategic sourcing, auditing and development groups to understand the capabilities and competencies of suppliers to meet our requirements and continually meet and adapt to our product quality and regulatory requirements.
This role will provide coaching and guidance to the SQE team to ensure compliance to technical, regulatory and client requirements. This person will also act as the Single Point of contact for communication of issues for the suppliers within their commodity alignment.
Bachelor s Degree in Engineering or Science fields
Minimum of 2 years experience in manufacturing environment or equivalent.
Good knowledge with GMP, ISO 13485, 21 CFR Part 820 standards
Good knowledge of FMEA, Validation Programs and SPC processes in a highly regulated environment
Demonstrated working knowledge to positively influence supplier quality performance
Analytical and problem solving capabilities with the ability to draw insights from data quickly and to define executable actions
Ability to plan, organize and implement multiple concurrent tasks
Strong communication/ influencing skills. Must demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate up/down and across different levels of the organization.
Demonstrated ability to work in cross-functional team environments
Willing to travel in support of business needs to different geographical locations.
Good knowledge of continuous improvement methodologies
Preferred industries are medical device, aviation, aerospace, automotive and defense
Internal Quality Auditor Qualification either in AS 9100 or ISO13485, CFR820 or comparable industry standards and regulatory requirements