BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Staff Quality Engineer I in Sparks, Maryland

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Job Description

The Staff Quality Engineer I (Supplier Management) shall provide quality oversight for supplier-related elements and activities in Quality Systems to include new supplier qualification/approval, ongoing supplier management, supplier CAPAs, auditor training, risk management of Finish Goods, supplier auditing and customer complaints and Quality Notifications. Directly accountable for multiple projects within department or has accountability for programs across functions and plants.

Conceptualizes, prioritizes and schedules project deliverables. Determines feasibility of project features, deliverables and resource availability to recommend viable options. Leads continuous improvement activities for the DS Quality System.

Position will provide support to the Supplier Quality Management Program for the business. Responsible for monitoring Supplier Quality and working closely with the Supplier on a variety of activities. Responsible for reviewing Supplier Corrective Action. Support and Lead Supplier Quality audits, oversee Incoming Inspection of products , Supplier CAPAs, risk management, customer complaint handling, and QM Module in SAP.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Responsible for: Supplier Quality Management program and Supplier Audits.

  • Responsible for communicating and working with Suppliers in regards to Quality issues.

  • Collects, interprets and analyzes data and presents to others either orally or in writing.

  • Participate on Supplier Improvement project teams.

  • Responsible for Incoming Inspection for OEM (Finish Goods) products in the plant.

  • Assist in Internal audits and ISO/FDA audits.

  • Responsible for SAP updates for the Quality Module (QM Views, inspection plans, Quality info records).

  • Responsible for revising and creating Buy Specifications.

  • Acts independently, consults with supervisor on unusual situations.

  • Work closely with Purchasing on Supplier related activity. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :

  • Must have highly developed computer skills in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Working knowledgeable of ISO 9001:2008, ISO 13485:2003 and 21 CFR Part 820.

  • Problem solving abilities a plus. Able to perform root cause analysis.

  • Six Sigma / Lean and Statistics background a plus

  • Must be organized and be able to implement programs and projects.

  • Ability to communicate and work with all levels of Plant, Division and Supplier Personnel. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Experience and expertise with quality data analysis and statistics (SPC, Pareto charts, etc.)

  • Strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated capability of working on multiple projects at one time.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong problem solving skills.

  • Demonstrated project management skills.

  • Ability to lead without authority

  • Experience in transactional six-sigma will be an advantage EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Four year Bachelor’s degree plus 7-8 years of quality engineering experience required.

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.

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Primary Work LocationUSA MD - Baltimore

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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