Supplier Quality Engineer - Medical Device (Bio-Tech) - $2,500 Hiring Bonus

Job Posted 10/1/2022
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.
5731 W. Las Positas Blvd
Hercules, CA 94547
United States
Category BioTech
Job Description

Bio-Rad is looking for a supplier quality engineer to secure the production line to build our developments to top standards.

 

The ideal candidate will possess outstanding communication skills, as he/she/they must liaise between in-house engineers, manufacturing personnel, and external suppliers. He/she/they must problem-solve and be meticulous with supply quality control measures.

 

This position is eligible for a $2,500 HIRING BONUS: 

 


  • Bonus offered for a limited time only.

  • Bonus applicable to specific positions as labeled.

  • Bonus recipients must be employed at the time of payout.

  • Bonus payout after 30 days of employment with Bio-Rad.

  • Bonus offered to direct hires only. Agency hires and internal transfers are not eligible.

  • 12 months repayment clause.

Responsibilities


  • Coordinate suppliers and verify supplier quality standards are in accordance with Bio-Rad’s requirements.

  • Track and qualify or disqualify suppliers according to Bio-Rad standards.

  • Monitors supplier quality performance by tracking product defects, delivery failures and other recorded incidents involving he supplier’s failure to meet requirements.

  • Coordinate suppliers and verify supplier quality standards are in accordance with Bio-Rad’s requirements.

  • Track and qualify or disqualify suppliers according to Bio-Rad standards.

  • Monitors supplier quality performance by tracking product defects, delivery failures and other recorded incidents involving he supplier’s failure to meet requirements. 

  • Compiles Supplier Quality Reports for Management. Works closely with sourcing group to establish and maintain a Supplier Quality Scorecard.

  • Works closely with materials sourcing group to establish and maintain a Supplier Quality Scorecard.

  • Performs regular and routine supplier quality audits to ensure compliance with regulatory standards, waste elimination and continuous improvement.

  • Maintain successful relationships with procurement, engineering, manufacturing, and regulatory departments.

  • Develop long-term supplier relationships and generate and implement cost reduction ideas.

  • Identify technical problems with suppliers and recommend corrective actions to internal management.

  • Maintain accurate quality records, certifications, and database records.

  • Audits potential new suppliers’ processes and capabilities to ensure they meet the standards and needs of the organization.

  • Partners with problem suppliers to identify the root cause of quality issues and ensures timely corrective action is taken to secure continuity of supply.

  • Serves as liaison with vendors for supply chain suggests structural quality and process improvements and collaborates with other engineers in a team environment.

  • Assist in the development and implementation of supplier management programs.

  • Aide manufacturing in the evaluation and qualification of new supplier materials following a defined NPI process.  

Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical or Chemical).

  • ASQ CQE, ASQ CQA, or ISO 13485 Lead Auditor Certification preferred.

  • 1-3 years’ work experience in an engineering, quality assurance and/or manufacturing supplier quality environment. 

  • Knowledge of Six Sigma and/or Lean Manufacturing.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills in order to effectively communicate with internal customers and suppliers, and to develop and present communication plans and strategies.

  • Proficient in quality tools; i.e. supplier assessments, First Article Inspections (FAI), Failure Modes Effects Analysis (FMEA), 8D Problem Solving, Root-Cause Analysis, Corrective Action, Mistake Proofing and Process Control.

  • Strong quantitative skills with the ability to analyze and understand data produced by statistical process control (SQP).  proficiency in data analysis (SAP/MS Access) modeling (MS Excel), and presenting (MS PowerPoint).

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, analytical, problem solving, and time management skills.

  • Ability to perform statistical reporting, including skill in composing logical, detailed, and analytical reports. Ability to perform complex statistical reporting, including skill in composing logical, detailed, and analytical reports.

 

Vaccination Requirement:

 

Due to the higher threat of more infectious and deadly COVID-19 variant strains emerging, Bio-Rad has a mandatory vaccination policy requiring its US employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. New hires will be asked to upload their vaccination card into our electronic database hosted by ClearPass, who specializes in securing electronic medical information, within 3 days of their start date. With this policy, Bio-Rad joins a growing list of companies that are prioritizing sound science and available facts to best ensure the ongoing safety of its employees and the community.

 

About Bio-Rad:

 

Bio-Rad is a global leader providing a broad array of clinical diagnostics and life science research products. With a team of more than 8,000 employees and a global network of operations serving our customers, we help people live longer, healthier lives.

 

Bio-Rad was founded over six decades ago and has continued to provide the healthcare industry with innovative and useful products that help life science researchers accelerate the discovery process and medical diagnostic labs obtain faster, better results.

 

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Agency Non-Solicitation: 

 

Bio-Rad does not accept agency resumes, unless the agency has been authorized by a Bio-Rad Recruiting Representative. Please do not submit resumes unless authorized to do so. Bio-Rad will not pay for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. #LI-LL1 

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