Supplier Engineer

Accelerate Diagnostics, Inc. Tucson , AZ 85704

Posted 4 months ago

Supplier Engineer

As a member of the Product Robustness Team, this role ensures the quality and continuity of incoming materials through process definition, improvements, QC strategies and failure investigations. This function ensures effective transfer of requirements and changes to and from suppliers. An ideal candidate will drive product robustness and performance excellence by building solid quality criteria for incoming materials from Accelerate Diagnostics suppliers.

Responsibilities

  • Drives continuous process improvements at suppliers focusing on quality, capacity, and cost reduction

  • Serves as technical liaison to between suppliers and internal teams to develop new products

  • Ensures bi-directional communication of requirements and changes

  • Develops goals and metrics to monitor supplier performance requirements

  • Produces reports and presentations tracking vendor performance

  • Conducts and participates in supplier related failure investigations

Qualifications, Experience and Skills

  • BS in Engineering, Chemistry, Life Sciences, or related scientific field

  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in medical device manufacturing, or similar industry

  • Familiar with implementation of quality systems

  • Skilled in root cause analysis and long term CAPA resolution

  • Knowledge of trending and SPC

  • Verification and validation for 13485 / cGMP compliance

  • Familiar with lean principles, Six Sigma Black Belt desirable

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