(REMOTE) Senior Supplier Quality Engineer

  • Stryker Corporation
  • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Jul 31, 2022

Job Description

Why engineering at Stryker?

At Stryker we are dedicated to improving lives, with a passion for researching and developing new medical device products. As an engineer at Stryker, you will be proud of the work that you will be doing, using cutting-edge technologies to make healthcare better. Here, you will work in a supportive culture with other incredibly talented and intelligent people, creating industry-leading medical technology products. You will also have growth opportunities as we have a culture that supports your personal and professional development.

Need another reason to apply? Check out these 8 reasons to join Stryker's engineering team: https://www.strykercareersblog.com/post/8-reasons-to-join-strykers-engineering-team

Who we want
  • Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues.
  • Dedicated achievers. Relentless about quality, people who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.
  • Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices.

Please note that this role is remote, but you will need to work and travel internationally between Ontario, Canada and the US Midwest states.

What you will do

As a Senior Supplier Quality Engineer, you will act as a liaison between suppliers and Stryker cultivating a drive for continuous improvement with our supplier base. You will work with internal customers and suppliers to address quality issues and provide technical support related to the quality system assessment and performance evaluation.

If you believe that collaboration and quality go hand in hand this role is for you. You will influence strategic sourcing, auditing and development groups to understand the capabilities and competencies of suppliers to fulfill product quality and regulatory requirements.

  • Own supplier related CAPA review and management, ensuring effective use of appropriate problem-solving tools.
  • Support tracking and reporting of KPI and other metrics associated with supplier performance.
  • Provide education and training to suppliers as necessary.
  • Articulate detailed supplier performance results and trends to appropriate levels of management.
  • Perform detailed process reviews at supplier's manufacturing site.
  • Assess and critique supplier process control documentation, identifying areas of improvement and driving improvement within the suppliers QMS.
  • Communicate effectively to suppliers and internal stakeholders.
  • Maintain and track to completion closure of assigned supplier action items.
  • Develop relationships with suppliers and internal cross functional partners
  • Identify cost reduction opportunities through quality improvements at suppliers
  • Analyze non-conformance data to prioritize projects and to solve systemic supplier issues.
  • Execute pro-active supplier site visits.
  • Propose and develop effective quality improvement plans to be implemented at appropriate suppliers.
  • Provide support to 3rd Party Audits relating to Supplier Quality CAPA.

What you need
  • Bachelor's in science, engineering or related discipline required
  • Minimum of 2+ years of related experience
  • Experience working in a regulated industry such as automotive, aerospace, medical device, electronics, etc.
  • Internal or External Auditor Experience preferred (ISO 13485, ISO 9001, CFR 820 or comparable industry standard and regulatory requirements).
  • Basic knowledge of FMEA, validation programs and SPC processes.
  • Basic understanding of manufacturing prints and tolerancing.
  • Basic knowledge in statistics.

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About Stryker

Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes.

We are proud to be named one of the World's Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine! Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting stryker.com