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Associate Manager, Global Supplier Quality in Portage, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 5/13/2019

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Job Description

Who We Want:

If you are a focused, innovative, and detail-oriented problem solver this Associate Manager, Global Supplier Quality role is for you! We are looking for someone who is highly communicative, and relationship driven to join our team in Portage, Michigan.

What you will do:

As an Associate Manager, Global Supplier Quality, you will be responsible for operations support, supplier development, incoming efficiencies, and regulatory compliance. You will lead teams to support products in development, production or customer experience including issue investigation, corrective action, preventive action, supplier management (as appropriate), and risk management.

  • Plans, organizes, directs and reports on supplier quality-related activities such as raw materials, contracted designed and manufactured items, packaging materials, good manufacturing practices (GMP) service providers, and laboratories to assure procurement meet or exceed the requirements.
  • Verifies and validates suppliers and/or subcontractors have received engineering, manufacturing, and quality requirements.
  • Ensures that customer quality-imposed technical requirements are adhered to by suppliers and quality system is maintained.
  • Ensures programs are in place and designed to improve supplier performance, productivity, and process validation.
  • Prepares, maintains and reviews procurement quality assurance procedures to ensure compliance with customer and/or government requirements.
  • Reviews and analyzes corrective action reports in an effort to reduce and eliminate defects.
  • Monitors quality control activities and systems at supplier and subcontractor facilities.
  • Monitor a certified supplier program or related programs in receiving inspection and other quality areas. Audit third-party manufacturers to ensure due diligence and vendor selection process.
  • Perform deviation investigations into quality issues.
  • May lead the development of new systems and procedures.
  • Plans, conducts, and supervises assignments.
  • Define targets, KPIs, performance objectives, etc. for individuals within functional role, and manage direct reports to meet or exceed these targets.
  • Develop talent within team to increase performance. Actively address performance issues on team and maintain a high level of team engagement.

What you need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in quality, supplier quality, engineering, compliance, manufacturing or experience working in a highly regulated environment.  

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering or technical discipline
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of regulatory requirements, including ISO, FDA, and International requirements.
    Demonstrate technical knowledge of medical device product lines.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of adverse event reporting, complaint investigation, CAPA, and corrective action processes.
  • Demonstrated process improvement and management skills.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 50%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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