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Sr Supplier Quality Engineer


Miami Lakes, Florida, United States

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Jan 07, 2021

**Sr Supplier Quality Engineer**


**Miami Lakes, FL**

**Careers That Change Lives**

As a Sr Supplier Quality Engineer, you will be responsible for the management of suppliers within the BU, 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.

**CARDIAC RHYTHM AND HEART FAILURE** offers devices and therapies to treat abnormal heart rhythms, as well as cardiac diagnostic and monitoring solutions.

We believe that when people from different cultures, genders, and points of view come together, innovation is the result and everyone wins. Medtronic walks the walk, creating an inclusive culture where you can thrive.

**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.

+ 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.

+ Manage nonconformances and supplier CAPA effectively.

**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 with 4+ years of work experience in Engineering and/or Quality OR Advanced degree in Engineering, Science or technical field with 2+ years of work experience in Engineering and/or Quality

**Nice to Have**

+ Experience in medical device design and application of test standards.

+ Prior experience working with Suppliers/Vendors.

+ Strong project management experience with supplier related initiatives.

+ Working knowledge of Supplier Change Requests (SCR), Supplier Corrective Actions (SCAR), non-conformance management, and complaint investigations.

+ Experience workingwith suppliers or Contract Manufacturers.

+ Working knowledge of IEC606-1, UL2601-1, EMC Directive, and other appropriate industry 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 (GDT), etc.

+ Knowledge with PPAP process and part/product validation and qualification.

**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. Lets 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 25%
It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
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