Supplier Qualitay Engineer (m/w)

Supplier Qualitay Engineer (m/w)

Job Title: Supplier Qualitay Engineer (m/w)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Hamburg
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 01/01/2017
Reference: SCIPRO77882
Contact Name: Dominik Aliamani
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 20, 2017 12:59

Job Description

Staff Supplier Quality Engineer - Normal/Senior
General Summary
* Utilize Quality Engineering tools for the effective and efficient development and maintenance of raw material and finished goods suppliers.
* Utilize quality engineering principles and problem solving skills to develop and optimize supplier performance that are aligned with the overall Quality and Business vision.
* Ensure effective risk management to prevent unanticipated failure modes and ensure capability.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities (essential functions)

For External Suppliers of Raw Materials and Finished Goods:
* Partner with Engineering, Procurement and Suppliers to ensure the application of process validation, process control, and process risk management
* Partner with Engineering, Procurement and Suppliers in the investigation/correction of process failures.
* Implement and monitor process capability for continuous improvement.
* Ensure effective supplier initiated base business change control.
* Proactively communicate with DQE any base business changes in design or changes in process that could affect product design.
* Develop systems to ensure quality of purchased raw materials and finished foods.
* Ensure supplier performance is monitored, reviewed and addressed as needed. Provide leading metrics to QA/RA Business Unit Directors.
* Utilize technical skills specific to assigned commodities (ex., sterilization, plastics, chemicals, etc.)preferably packaging experience to ensure adequate quality and control plans based on critical to quality requirements.

Education and/or Experience
At a minimum, a BA/BS degree (BS Engineering preferred) or equivalent in a Life Science, Engineering, or Physical Science.
Business Degree is desirable.

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations:
Certified Quality Engineer (ASQ or equivalent); preferred.
Green Belt or Black Belt certification from a recognized program
Non Technical Skills and Additional Details
Other Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated knowledge and application of QSR, MDD 93/42/EEC, ISO9001, ISO13485, 14971 and other international standards. Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing. Computer Skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Minitab, Visio, Project). Effective oral & written communication skills. Effective technical writing. Strong influencing skills Sense of urgency, intellectual curiosity, prudent risk-taking. Medical Device Experiences! Minitab, Visio Languages: Fluent German + English (Spoken + written), pref