Staff Supplier Quality Engineer de Lakeland, FL em Stryker Corporation

Data de Postagem: 10/20/2019

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Who we want

Dedicated achievers. People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.
Goal-oriented developers. Keeping the customer and system requirements squarely in focus, people who deliver safe and robust solutions.
Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices.

Self-directed imitators. People who take ownership of their work and need no prompting to drive productivity, change, and outcomes.

What you will do

Working in partnership with the Global Supplier Network, you'll be involved in the ongoing support for the internal business units to address ongoing supplier quality issues, development of suppliers and ensuring that our external supply chain are capable of meeting expectations from a quality, service and cost perspective. You will serve as liaison between suppliers and Stryker to drive effective continuous improvement as a result of the supplier base. You will work with internal customers and suppliers in support of supplier quality issues; provide technical support for activities related to supplier quality system assessment and performance evaluation. You will collaborate with the strategic sourcing, auditing and development groups to understand the capabilities and competencies of suppliers to meet our requirements and continually meet and adapt to our product quality and regulatory requirements. This person can be based out of any US Stryker location.


  • 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. 
  • Performs PPAP activities for supplier changes.                                                                                                                          
  • 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.
  • Collaborate with external/internal teams and stakeholders to prioritize supplier-initiated change requests. 
  • Develop and drive completion of personal development plans (IDP). 
  • Support PMO projects and initiatives.
  • Develop relationships with suppliers and internal cross functional partners.
  • Identify and execute on cost reduction opportunities through quality improvements at suppliers.                    
  • Participate in supplier audits, as required.
  • Manage and execute supplier-initiated changes for continuous improvement, cost reduction or supplier remediation activities.
  • Analyze non-conformance data to prioritize projects and to solve systemic supplier issues.
  • Execute pro-active supplier site visits.
  • Transfer “lessons learned” from the supply base back to R&D for incorporation into next generation designs.
  • Provide problem solving expertise at supplier locations in support of critical quality issues.  
  • Train, mentor and assist in the development of less experienced engineers.
  • Propose and develop effective quality improvement plans to be implemented at appropriate suppliers. 
  • Provide support to 3rd Party Audits relating to Supplier Quality CAPA. 
  • May act as a single point of contact for Strategic Business Partners and in some cases for Strategic Suppliers.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert, for assigned commodity; share expertise within global Stryker organization.
  • Lead or Oversee project portfolio of supplier improvement activities.
  • Collaborate with external/strategic partners to identify companywide opportunities for supplier improvement.   
  • Oversee processes as a process owner and drive standardization of SQ-related processes such as PPAP, DPM, etc.

What you need

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of 4 years working in quality, engineering, or manufacturing experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preferred industries are medical device, aviation, aerospace, automotive and defense
  • Internal Quality Auditor Qualification either in AS 9100 or ISO13485, CFR820 or comparable industry standards and regulatory requirements

Work From Home: Not available

Travel Percentage: 60%

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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