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Supplier Dev Quality Engineer II

Company: Abbott Laboratories
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.Supplier Development Quality Engineer II - Santa Clara, CA Our business purpose is to restore health and improve quality of life through the design and provision of device and management solutions for the treatment of structural Heart disease. We aim to lead the markets we serve by requiring the solutions we offer customers provide an improved benefit/risk profile as compared to existing standards of care; a performance threshold that by definition, guides and ensures the productive output of our engineering, business development, and clinical research efforts result in outcomes that advance the standard of care.WHAT YOU'LL DOWe are recruiting for a Supplier Development Quality Engineer II to join our team in Santa Clara, CA. You will drive improvements and corrective actions in the quality of components sourced from outside suppliers. You will provide technical support in the selection of suppliers. Responsible to Develop acceptance criteria for materials. You will also monitor supplier performance to drive supplier corrective action, manufacturing yield issues and field failures.Responsibilities:

  • Assess and/or qualify potential new suppliers for technical, quality and manufacturing capabilities.
  • Provides technical support for the introduction of components from a new supplier.
  • Manage Approved Supplier List (ASL)
  • Support Supplier Audit management - Manage Supplier Audit schedule, conduct on-site and remote supplier audits
  • Monitors supplier performance (scorecard) to drive supplier corrective action, manufacturing yield issues and field failures.
  • Assists in generating component specifications.
  • Generate component qualification test protocols and First Article Inspections, monitor testing, issue qualification test reports, and approve components for use in products.
  • Provide input to Design Engineering on new component technology and assist in component selection with quality and reliability analysis.
  • Analyzes incoming material defects.
  • Supports supplier caused Non-Conforming Material Report (NCMR) activities, and related corrective and improvement actions with suppliers.
  • Communicates issues to suppliers.
  • Reviews new design specifications and provides input from component quality and manufacturability perspective.
  • Investigates field failures related to supplier materials.
  • Develop supplier corrective action plan where necessary. Dispositions and drives corrective action as necessary.
  • Assists with the evaluation and approval of supplier requested changes or improvements.
  • Cultivates a wide range of internal networks and begins to develop an extensive external network of resources to facilitate completion of tasks.
  • Influence exerted at peer level and occasionally at first levels of management.
  • Plans, organizes, and prioritizes own daily work routine to meet established schedule.
  • Exercises authority and judgment within defined limits to determine appropriate action.
  • Failure to achieve results or erroneous decisions or recommendations may cause delays in program schedules and may result in the allocation of additional resources.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRINGRequired
    • Bachelors degree in related field or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
    • 2-5 years of related work experience with a good understanding of specified functional area.
    • Working technical knowledge and application of concepts, practices, and procedures.
    • General understanding of business unit/group function.
    • Will perform this job in a quality system environment.
    • Failure to adequately perform tasks can result in noncompliance with governmental regulations.
    • Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of identifiable factors.
    • Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
    • Has a broad knowledge of technical alternatives and an understanding of their impact on the systems environment.Preferred
      • Masters degree
      • ASQ CQA and/or CQE desiredWHAT WE OFFERAt Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
        • A fast-paced work environment where your safety is our priority
        • Production areas that are clean, well-lit, and temperature-controlled
        • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
        • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
        • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
        • Paid time off
        • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
        • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communitiesLearn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.Connect with us at , on Facebook at and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal

Keywords: Abbott Laboratories, Santa Clara , Supplier Dev Quality Engineer II, Engineering , Santa Clara, California

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