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Supplier Quality Engineer II at Medtronic in Plainfield, Indiana

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:


Careers that Change Lives

In this exciting role as a Supplier Quality Engineer you will have responsibility for impacting patient health by building Supplier relations for the repair parts used in Medical Devices used in hospitals and physician's offices all over the world. In this role, you'll be responsible for initiating Supplier Change Requests, completing score cards for Suppliers, and issue Supplier Corrective Action Requests (SCARs) when non-conforming parts are received. You will be the point person in charge of coordinating these issues with the Suppliers and evaluating their responses. You will report directly to the Quality Systems Supervisor.

MITG

The Minimally Invasive Therapies Group strives to enable earlier diagnosis, better treatment, faster complication-free recovery, and enhanced patient outcomes through less invasive surgical solutions.

A Day in the Life
Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.


  • Ensures that suppliers deliver quality parts, materials, and services.

  • Qualifies suppliers according to company standards and may administer a Certified Supplier Program in receiving inspection to ensure cost effectiveness.

  • Monitors parts from acquisition through the manufacturing cycle and communicates and resolves supplier-related problems as they occur.

  • Develops and prioritizes an auditing schedule to ensure that designated suppliers are audited on a regular basis to ensure good manufacturing practices (GMP) and quality standards are met.

  • Evaluates suppliers' internal functions to assess their overall performance and provides feedback in assessment of their operation.

  • Some individuals may have responsibilities that include Pre-Market Supplier Quality and duties may include: Provides Pre-Market Quality Engineering support to New Product Development (NPD) working in partnership with the Component Engineering and Post-Market Supplier Quality Teams, to deliver quality parts, materials, and services, prevent defects, and allow Medtronic to provide customers with the highest quality and reliable products.

  • Provides technical guidance and quality compliance for Supplier Quality engagement throughout the NPD lifecycle on newly qualified parts from NPD and implementing strategies for driving product quality and continuous improvement, ensuring purchased products and components are manufactured and qualified in accordance to applicable industry standards, regulatory requirements, and customer requirements.

  • Collaborates with Component Engineers to develop and deliver the Product Acceptance Sampling Strategy, Approved Supplier List coordination, Supplier Owned Quality deployment, and Control Plans for new products.

  • Define Receiving Inspection requirements as required and associated test method validation for all internal Medtronic Test Methods.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

To be considered for this role, please ensure the minimum requirements are evident on your resume.

Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Science or technical field and 2+ years of experience in Engineering and/or Quality OR Masters Degree in Engineering, Science or technical field and 0+ years of experience in Engineering and/or Quality.

Nice to Have

Experience in Supplier Quality

Experience with Supplier Quality Audits

About Medtronic
Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let's work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients' lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements
The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

Travel up to 10% domestic