Job DescriptionOur client is an innovative medical device company developing a ground breaking product for the management of diabetes. Consulting for our client will give you the opportunity to make a real difference to people’s lives.
Due to our client's growth we are seeking a Supplier Quality Engineer to consult with them on their supplier quality process.
The consultant would be on the Quality team, and responsible for the quality and reliability of the company medical devices by ensuring supplier quality compliance and driving continuous improvement. Key responsibilities and activities will include:
Develop supplier material specifications to ensure component consistency and fulfilment of product performance needs, inspection processes, test methodology, quality plans and reporting.
Develop, apply and maintain supplier quality requirements and standards for the manufacture of the company's product components.
Define and drive internal actions related to and driven by supplier changes.
Support investigations with structured problem solving techniques to determine root cause, monitoring the effectiveness of corrective actions.
Execute and document supplier non-conformance reports (NCRs), Supplier Corrective Action Requests (SCARs) and Corrective and Preventive Actions (CAPAs).
Conduct supplier, capacity and process audits.
Monitor and evaluate supplier performance, setting performance metrics, designing and evaluating a vendor appraisal system and reporting results to key stakeholders.
Working with suppliers to develop PFMEA’s and control plans.
Assess and communicate supplier quality compliance risks.
The consultant should have:
Degree in Mechanical/ Manufacturing Engineering / Biomedical Engineering or equivalent industry experience
Previous experience in supplier quality or supplier development in the medical devices industry ideally but experience in other regulated industries (where fine mechanical engineering is involved) will be considered
Strong analytical and reporting skills
Experienced in writing technical documentation
Fluent written and spoken English. Dutch language is not required.
Confidence working in a fast paced environment
Solution focussed with a high level of self-motivation, drive and tenacity
Able to communicate effectively with good listening skills