Medtronic Inc. Portsmouth , NH 03801
Careers That Change Lives
Looking for Electrical Engineers that are interested in or have experience working in Supplier Quality.
Your dedication is important to our customers and, most importantly, to their patients.
Medtronic is currently seeking a Associate Supplier Quality Engineer.
This position has the responsibility to perform Quality Engineering functions including inspection and testing, procedure writing, statistical analysis of quality data, supplier qualification and performance monitoring and reviewing and approving design changes,
Do meaningful work, make a difference, and improve lives starting with your own.
The Restorative Therapies Group develops life-restoring therapies and healthcare solutions that span the care continuum; integrating technologies and applying clinical and economic evidence to increase patient access, improve efficiency of procedures and deliver successful patient outcomes.
A 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.
Must Have: Minimum Requirements
Nice to Have
Electrical Engineering Degree
Certified Lean or Six Sigma Black Belt
Previous experience working in an internship or contract assignment at Medtronic
Knowledge and experience in an Orthopedics implants related business
Working knowledge of ISO quality system (ISO13485), USFDA Quality System Regulation, and relevant international standards.
Self-Starter and accountable, with sharp focus on quality and customer experience.
Experience working with remote suppliers and facilities, both domestic and international.
Ability to interact with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations.
Ability to guide the successful completion of major programs and an ability to perform in a leadership role.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations.
Ability to write technical reports, business correspondence, technical procedures as well as administrative procedures
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Ability to follow specific, detailed instructions.
Must be able to work cross-functionally across other departments.
Must be able to handle multiple tasks/projects and manage priorities accordingly.
Must have a high tolerance for ambiguity.
Must be able to work in a team environment and exert influence without alienating others.
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 above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills of this position.
The physical demands described within the Day in the Life 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.