BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Supplier Quality Engineer in Broken Bow, Nebraska
Job Description SummaryThe Supplier Quality Engineer manages the supplier quality program ensuring that supplier deliver quality parts, materials, and services. The SQE implements and maintains a comprehensive supplier qualification to ensure that incoming materials comply with specifications. The SQE collaborates with suppliers to resolve quality issues and validate/verify supplier changes.
The essential functions of this position include but are not limited to:
Plans and directs the work assignments and activities of QA incoming inspector personnel.
Oversees incoming raw material inspections, raw material release and maintenance of buy specifications and process documentation.
Works closely with Production, Material Control, Chemistry and other departments to ensure all supplier quality and supplier management activities are being met.
Acts as a resource to work groups and project teams, within the plant and outside the plant relative to quality and regulatory issues.
Maintains familiarity with manufacturing processes and products to evaluate the cause and effect of incoming material defects.
Coordinate with material control and suppliers the disposition of rejected materials.
Maintain supplier relationships and initiate actions to provide required supplier quality performance.
Conduct supplier audits and coordinates other assessments/surveys.
Evaluates, selects, validates, and qualifies equipment, tools, technologies for accurate inspection.
Supports and/or leads projects using continuous improvement tools and methodologies.
Maintains and communicates supplier quality metrics
Other responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:
Complies with, and responsible for enforcing, all local, state, federal and BD safety regulations, policies/procedures.
Complies with all local BD quality policies/procedures/practices through consistent application of sound Quality Assurance principles. Ensures compliance through appropriate communication, training, and education of sound Quality Assurance principles. Responsible for the activities and programs as defined for this position in the Quality Systems Manual - BD Broken Bow.
Performs other job related duties as assigned.
Observes and reinforces all safety, environmental and quality system standards.
Controls activities within his/her scope of control, such that departmental budgets are met. Contribute information as required to establish departmental budgets.
Be familiar with plant and divisional goals and develop standards of performance that will contribute to the accomplishments of those goals.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
B.S. or B.A. Degree in Science-related field, Quality Assurance, Engineering, Mathematics/Statistics or equivalent.
Certified Quality Auditor highly desirable.
Prior supervisory experience desired
Prior auditing experience, preferred.
Working knowledge of Validations, IQ, OQ, PQ, and DOE's is desirable.
Proven track record of supporting and driving continuous improvement activities in a production environment.
Physical RequirementsLevel 2
Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pound occasionally, and/or 10 pounds of force frequently, or negligible constantly. Walking or standing to a significant degree, or sitting constantly and pushing/pulling controls.
Strong verbal, written, analytical, persuasion and interpersonal skills. Working knowledge of computers. Organizational skills required. Ability to accept responsibility and perform duties with little or no direct supervision. Strong understanding in the use/application of statistics.
Ability to operate personal computer, statistical software, precision measuring equipment and office equipment.
The position is subject to inside environmental conditions typically associated with an office environment and plant manufacturing exposure.
Some Travel required.
Although primarily a first shift position, may require working all three shifts, weekends and overtime.
This position reports directly to the Applicable Quality Manager
This position has supervisory responsibilities for Quality incoming inspector.
“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.”
Primary Work LocationUSA NE - Broken Bow
Work ShiftUS BD 1st Shift 7am-330pm (United States of America)
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.