Quality Engineer (Fixed Term) in Belfast at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 11/21/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

(24 Month Fixed Term Contract)



Main Objectives:

To provide quality engineering support in quality assurance, control and preventative activities with a focus on continuous improvement of internal products and processes.

  • Support supplier quality issues impacting daily operations
  • Advocate and lead the execution of initiatives and projects to enhance quality performance within the business and for our customers
  • Ensure compliance to regulation and standards


Role Requirements:

  • Work closely with operations and the business functions to ensure quality performance of product and processes
  • Collaborates with Divisional QA, cross-functional and suppliers teams to address top quality issues
  • Own identified internal and supplier driven non-conformances and manage the timely closure of NC's within               
  • Own or support identified internal CAPAs abnd manage to timely root cause investigation, implementation and closure
  • Disposition non-conforming product within MRB, issuing NC's as appropriate
  • Communicate with suppliers regarding non-conformances, escalating supplier corrective action requests as required
  • Engage in the development and improvement of the internal manufacturing processes for existing products
  • Performs critical assessment of internal and supplier proposed change management activities
  • Participates in the creation and/or review of new or modified procedures
  • Maintain KPIs for monitoring of process and/or product quality, perform analysis, and interpret trends, identifying and activating on approriate actions as necessary
  • Support execution and analysis of manufacturing related complaints and product field actions
  • Advocate of Human Factor practices, familiarity in the science of Human Factor identification, reduction, and mitigation
  • Collaborate with approriate stakeholders to identify and execute opportunities for supplier part certification
  • Develop understanding of risk management practices and concepts and applies knowledge to manufacturing operations
  • Support the creation and maintenance of inspection methods and sampling
  • Apply statistical methods of analysis and process control to current operations
  • Engage and interface in internal and external audits providing subject matter expertise
  • Support the development and review of process and equipment validation/qualification and MSA of internal processes
  • Execute internal quality deliverables associated with engineering changes, manufacturing transfers and supplier initiated changes 
  • Support manufacturing transfers to/from other plants/facilities, executing appropriate quality activitie

Note - some travel may be required



Candidate Requirements:

  • Knowledge of Quality Concepts (e.g. Risk Management, CAPA, Audits, Statistics)
  • Able to demonstrate strong communication, project management and ability to influence without authority
  • Able to demonstrate the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to represent Quality function with project teams
  • Strong interpersonal skills, written, oral communication and negotiations skills
  • Strong in critical thinking and ""outside the box"" thinking
  • Highly developed problem solving skills. Strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage and complete projects in a matrix organization
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of cross-functional teams
  • Computer literate
  • BSc / B. Eng. in a science, engineering or related discipline preferred, or equivalent years of experience
  • 0+ years experience in a manufacturing environment or equivalent

Work From Home: Not available

Travel Percentage: None

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