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Staff Quality Engineer in Portage, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 11/24/2018

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    Portage, MI
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Job Description

Work closely with operations and the business functions to ensure quality performance of product and processes.
Collaborates with Divisional QA, cross-functional and supplier teams to address top quality issues. 
Own identified internal and supplier non-conformance's and manage the timely closure of NC's within Trackwise.  
Disposition non-conforming product within MRB, issuing NC's as appropriate. 
Communicate & collaborate with suppliers regarding non-conformance's, escalating supplier corrective action requests as required.
Engage in the development and improvement of internal manufacturing processes for existing  products.
Performs critical assessment of internal and supplier  proposed change management activities.
Participates and may lead 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 appropriate actions as necessary.
Support execution and analysis of manufacturing related complaints and product field actions.
Support and Drive Human Factor practices, familiarity in the science of Human Factor identification, reduction, and mitigation.
Collaborate with appropriate stakeholders to identify and execute opportunities for supplier part certification.  
Develop understanding of risk management practices and concepts and applies knowledge to manufacturing operations.
Assess and optimizes inspection methods and sampling. 
Applies 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 activities.
Responsible for initiation, internal containment, and support of Commercial Holds for potential product escapes. 
Root cause analysis of manufacturing defects.
Serve as a subject matter expert sharing expertise within global Stryker organization.
Drive continuous improvement actions to reduce manufacturing defects.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

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.

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