JOB DESCRIPTION :
A Supplier Quality Engineer drives improvement and corrective action in the quality of components sourced from outside suppliers.
Provides technical support in the selection, audit and evaluation of suppliers. Develops acceptance criteria for materials.
Monitors supplier performance to drive supplier corrective action, manufacturing yield issues and field failures.Works in compliance to AV Procedures and cGMP guidelines.
Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures
Assesses potential new suppliers for technical, quality and manufacturing capabilities.
Provides technical support for the introduction of components from a new supplier. Evaluates, monitor and approve new and existing external suppliers based in their qualifications and performance, acts as a spokesperson to external suppliers.
Analyzes incoming material defects and communicates issues to suppliers. Investigates failures related to supplier materials, dispositions, drives and tracks corrective / preventive action plans where necessary
Generates test protocols, monitors testing, issues material qualification test reports and approves components for use.
Assists in generating component specifications, generates and maintains incoming inspection procedures and provides input from component quality, inspectability and manufacturability perspective.
Trains inspectors to these procedures as required.
Mentors employees by sharing technical expertise and providing feedback and guidance. As required, supervise technical personal for task execution
As required) Supervise, train, and develop nonexempt personnel, implements a staffing plan by identifying resource requirements.
Responsible for meeting daily goals; proactively seek ways to support the customer (i.e., working with engineering to find
alternative resolutions that to issues, while maintaining compliance, without stopping production)
At least 4 years of experience as SQE, QE or Compliance Engineer
Bachelors degree in Engineering (Industrial, Chemical, Mechanical, Materials)
JOB FAMILY : Operations Quality
DIVISION : AVD Vascular
LOCATION : Costa Rica >
ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS : WORK SHIFT :
WORK SHIFT : Cr09Sal (Costa Rica)
TRAVEL : Yes, 5 % of the Time
MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE :
SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES :