Quality Engineer - New Product Development - 30609BR - EN in Allendale, NJ at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 5/16/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Lead Quality Engineering activities in the development of products to ensure the highest level of product and process quality. Provide guidance to the New Product Development teams to ensure compliance to the company's quality system and external standards.
  • Develop quality assurance documentation to support new product development process and regulatory submissions.
  • Support quality system maintenance for the design control process by identifying and correcting deficiencies in procedures and practices.
  • Engage in the design, development, manufacturing, and risk management activities for new product development projects.
  • Engage in design reviews by identifying risks associated with the product used and tracking how the design, documentation, and manufacturing process mitigate those issues throughout the development process.
  • Support the definition of design verification and validation test requirements that ensure appropriate objective evidence is available to support the acceptance criteria.
  • Complete final design verification and validation reports by providing concise conclusions with statistical validity and graphical support.
  • Promote efficient testing practices.
  • Support Advanced Operations in the development of manufacturing processes for new products.
  • Utilize standard statistical analysis and problem-solving techniques to determine product acceptance limits, establish process parameters, resolve quality problems, etc.
  • Develop, review, and approve inspection plans, routers, and product drawings for new products.
  • Support product design transfers to internal and/or external manufacturing facilities.
  • Evaluate predicate products for relevant quality issues tthat may impact new product development projects.
  • Analyze and define critical quality attributes for product and process through risk analysis techniques.
  • Participate in collection of initial market feedback on new products and address early concerns.
  • Lead risk management activities for new product development teams by developing risk management plans and reports, conducting risk reviews, verifying implementation and effectiveness of risk controls.
  • Lead investigation and health risk assessment for post-market events.

Job Requirements

  • BS in a science, engineering or related discipline.
  • MS, CQE, or CRE preferred.
  • Six Sigma Green or Black belt preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience in Medical Device or other regulated industry preferred.
  • Prefer experience with medical device product development lifecycle, including risk management and design/process verification and validation.
  • Demonstrated applied knowledge of Advanced Quality tools such as Failure Modes Effect Analysis (FMEA), GD&T, Root Cause Analysis, and Mistake Proofing/Poke Yoke.
  • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret CAD drawings.
  • Experience in interacting with regulatory agencies (FDA, MoH, TUV, etc.) required.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of US and International Medical Device Regulations.
  • Strong knowledge of Quality Concepts (e.g. CAPA, Audits, Statistics).
  • Must possess strong project management skills as well as have the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated ability to advocate for product excellence and quality.

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