Quality Engineer

Location: Santa Ana, California
Posted On: 8/10/2017
Job Code: CA-Supplier Quality
Job Description
In this position the manager is looking more for operations based engineers like Manufacturing, Processing, Supplier Chain engineers etc. The manager wants prior supplier “management” experience. The candidate will be handling the maintenance of existing supplier evaluations, CAPA’s and technical writing so some experience in technical writing is a plus. The manager would prefer experience in a medical device or regulated industry so that they have knowledge of the detailed processes and procedures.

Drives improvement and corrective action in the quality of components sourced from outside suppliers.
Provides technical support in the selection of suppliers.
Develops acceptance criteria for materials.
Monitors supplier performance to drive supplier corrective action, manufacturing yield issues and field failures.
Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.
1. Assess potential new suppliers for technical, quality and manufacturing capabilities. Provides technical support for the introduction of components from a new supplier.
2. Generates and maintains incoming inspection procedures. Trains inspectors to these procedures.
3. Develops and/or sources inspection tools and equipment.
4. Assists in generating component specifications.
5. Generate test protocols, monitor testing, issue qualification test reports and approve components for use in products.
6. Provide input to Design Engineering on new component technology and assist in component selection with quality and reliability analysis.;
7. Analyzes incoming material defects. Dispositions and drives corrective action as necessary. Communicates issues to suppliers.
8. Reviews new design specifications and provides input from component quality and manufacturability perspective.
9. Investigates field failures related to supplier materials. Develop corrective action plan where necessary. Will perform this job in a quality system environment. Failure to adequately perform tasks can result in noncompliance with governmental regulations. May lead a project team of moderate scope. Provides guidance to less experienced staff.
Category:Non-IT  code:new
Job Requirements
Technical Support, Engineering, Compliance, Management

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Priyankar Gupta