Supplier Quality Engineer II

Supplier Quality Engineer II

Medtronic Cardiac and Vascular
2-5 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Careers That Change Lives
A career at Medtronic is like no other. We're purposeful. We're committed. And we're driven by our Mission to alleviate pain, restore health and extend life for millions of people worldwide.
In this exciting role as a Supplier Quality Engineer II you will have responsibility for the management of suppliers within the Cardiac Surgery premarket Quality Team, with accountability to support selection, approval and qualification of new suppliers or changes to existing supplied products and processes, as well as oversight of performance and improvement activities.
You will also lead the oversight of supplied products, ensuring conformance to purchased materials or finished devices requirements and management of nonconforming product in compliance to Medtronic Purchasing and Supplier Controls, FDA, and international requirements and Quality System Regulations.
A Day in the Life
Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.
  • Provides Supplier Quality Engineering support on NPD projects working in partnership with the Ops, PMO, and R&D to deliver quality parts, materials, and services, prevent defects, and allow Medtronic to provide customers with the highest quality and reliable products.
  • Represent the organization as the primary supplier CM/OEM technical contact, at times requiring coordination between organization
  • Support the evaluation and selection of global best-in-class suppliers CM/OEM through the application of appropriate tools and measurements
  • Prepare and negotiate Quality Agreements with supplier
  • Apply process development and materials knowledge to component development and quality issues
  • Review supplier processes and equipment for optimum output, yield and process stability
  • Recommend and drive continuous improvements in the Supplier Quality organization, to improve the related systems and processes in Medtronic
  • Provides technical guidance and quality compliance for Supplier Quality engagement to qualify new parts and implement strategies for driving product quality and continuous improvement, ensuring purchased products and components are manufactured and qualified in accordance with applicable industry standards, regulatory requirements, and customer requirements.
  • Delivers the Product Acceptance Sampling Strategy, Approved Supplier List updates/additions, 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.
  • Travel requirement: less than 25%

Must Have: Minimum Requirements
To be considered for this role, please ensure the minimum requirements are evident on your resume.
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Science or technical field with 2+ years of work experience in Engineering and/or Quality OR Advanced Degree in Engineering, Science or technical field with 0+ years of work experience in Engineering and/or Quality.
Nice to Have
  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering, or other related engineering degree strongly preferred.
  • Experience in medical device design and application of test standards.
  • Experience in application statistical methods to design reliability and process capability.
  • Certified Quality Engineer, Reliability Engineer, or equivalent desired.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Cross-functionally and an effective team player.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks/projects and manage priorities accordingly.
  • Working knowledge of appropriate industry standards.
  • Experience in application statistical methods to design reliability and process capability.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment and exert influence without alienating others.
  • Knowledge/basic understanding of specification development, industry standards, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T), etc.
  • Knowledge with PPAP process and part/product validation and qualification.

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)

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