Orange County Metro Area, CA
This company has an exceptional opportunity for Sr. Engineer within the Supplier Quality group. This person will be responsible for supporting supplier quality vendor management, audits, and improvements while supporting continued Quality System improvements. The Senior SQE will apply knowledge of quality engineering principles and methods to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and our systems/procedures to optimize product development, internal and external device manufacturing, and device distribution.
Investigate complex manufacturing product quality and compliance issues (e.g., CAPA, non-conformances, audit observations) for all production processes prior to final product release based on engineering principles; analyze results, make recommendations and develop reports.
Identify and ensure the optimization of complex Manufacturing and/or R&D processes using engineering methods (e.g., SIX Sigma and LEAN methods) for design for manufacturing and for continuous process improvement. Identify opportunities for re-design/design of basic equipment, tools, fixtures, etc. to improve manufacturing processes, and reduce risk.
Develop, update, and maintain technical content of risk management files
Develop training and documentation materials for production (e.g., work instructions) to enable the seamless knowledge transfer of project and manufacturing processes
Assign support tasks; gives instruction to technicians on conducting tests; trains technicians and provides feedback; and may coordinate technician work.
Train, coach, and guide lower level employees on routine procedures
Other incidental duties assigned by Leadership
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Engineering with 4 years related industry experience required, or
Master's Degree or equivalent in Engineering with 3 years related industry experience required, or
Ph.D. or equivalent in in Engineering
Proven expertise in usage of MS Office Suite; CAD experience preferred
Strong documentation, communication and interpersonal relationship skills including negotiating and relationship management skills
Working knowledge and understanding of statistical techniques
Previous experience working with lab/industrial equipment required
Substantial understanding and knowledge of principles, theories, and concepts relevant to Engineering
Strong problem-solving, organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills
Substantial understanding of processes and equipment used in assigned work
Good leadership skills and ability to influence change
Knowledge of and adherence to Quality systems
Strict attention to detail
Ability to interact professionally with all organizational levels
Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast paced environment
Must be able to work in a team environment, including inter-departmental teams and key contact representing the organization on contracts or projects
Ability to interact with senior internal and external personnel on significant matters often requiring coordination between organizations