Engineer 2, Supplier Quality
Company: Becton Dickinson
Location: San Diego
Posted on: March 20, 2023
Be part of something bigger!BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.GENERAL FUNCTIONReporting into the Supplier Quality organization, this position supports all efforts in developing and management for all San Diego and Tijuana suppliers.Primary responsibility for this position includes ensuring suppliers are compliant with BD standards and applicable US & global regulatory requirements as well as ensuring supplier has capacity and capability to meet BD demand. This position is accountable to provide leadership, development and coaching to suppliers as well as internal Supplier Quality Engineers.This position partners with internal stakeholders to ensure compliance to product, customer, and regulatory expectations. Key areas of focus within supplier management are leading supplier & process qualifications, leading issue/defect resolution, managing performance monitoring/reporting, compliance to appropriate standards, and streamlining/developing processes.Key areas of support provided to team members include management of non-conformances, risk management/ communication, defect resolution, process capability/process improvement, and quality assurance general support.Adheres to environmental policy, procedures, and supports department environmental objective.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIESDrives supplier qualification/approval process by assessing supplier QMS as well as manufacturing and technology capabilities through onsite and virtual audit activities.Supports design, development, and manufacturing operations toward resolution of supplier quality problems as well as the implementation of corrections and corrective actions.Works with suppliers to establish and maintain robust/rigorous measurement methodologies.Partners with suppliers to establish and maintain controlled manufacturing processes.Ability to collaborate externally with suppliers as well as internally with Quality, Operations, Supply Chain, Procurement and Engineering.Performs root cause analysis and corrective actions for supplier quality issues (SCARs).Performs supplier validation activities using Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP).Performs supplier Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) activities.Supports the reporting of supplier quality trends, performance, and other information to leadership.Travel up to 25% may be required.Support and subsequently implements assigned Quality Plans Supports and if needed owns Corrective Action and Preventive Action (CAPA) projects and implements relative action items.Performs techniques for continuous improvement such as Lean, Six-Sigma, Poka-Yoke (Error Proofing), Measurement System Analysis and FMEA (Failure Mode and Effects Analysis).Partners with suppliers to establish and maintain controlled manufacturing processes.Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.Supports audit, Internal and External Partners with suppliers to establish and maintain controlled on Supplier imposed changes .QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTSMinimum Experience: A minimum or 3 years in Supplier Quality role desired Prior experience within a regulated industry (e.g., medical device, pharma, Automotive, Aerospace) is required ISO 13485 Lead Auditor certification is required CAPA experience- Candidate must have worked and performed root cause analysis.Design Controls- Candidate to have experience in working with Design Controls either in an NPI or Operations settingDemonstrated knowledge of the Quality Engineering body of knowledge is requiredGood communication and strong writing skills are required Expertise with PCB, PCBA, or electro-mechanical assemblies is a plus.ASQ certifications are a plus (CQE, CRE, CSQE, Six Sigma, CMDA, CQA Demonstrated knowledge of DMAIC\Six Sigma and problem-solving methodologies is a requiredCandidate must be able to work autonomously and independently Working knowledge of any of these standards desired: 21CFR part 820 (QSR), ISO13485, ISO/TR 24971:2020, IEC 60601-1, IEC 62304, IEC 623666-1, ISO 10993-1Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities RequirementsStrong negotiating, influence, and leadership abilitiesStrong communication skills. Ability to communicate clearly and efficiently during difficult situationsAbility to work in a team environment and work through othersStrong analytical & problem-solving skillsAbility to build and maintain a team and to work in a matrix organizationAbility to define a project and direct teams through executionAction oriented when facing issue, change and uncertaintyUse data to drive decision making processFor certain roles at BD, employment is contingent upon the Company's receipt of sufficient proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In some locations, testing for COVID-19 may be available and/or required. Consistent with BD's Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law.Why join us?A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life's purpose through the work that they do every day.You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program - which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components - is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.To learn more about BD visit https://jobs.bd.com/Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.PDN
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