Olympus America Inc. Senior Supplier Quality Engineer in Southborough, Massachusetts

Job Requirements::

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering is required; Master’s Degree is preferred.

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience working in manufacturing, finished medical device or related industry with manufacturing processes, operational excellence, quality systems, and continuous improvement activities. Experience can be substituted for education requirements.

​* Knowledge of Risk Management practices, Corrective and Preventative Actions, Process Validation and regulatory requirements such as FDA QSR's, ISO 13485, & ISO 14971 are required.

​* Willingness to travel up to approximately 30 - 50% (US & some international).

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Six Sigma Green Belt and Lean certifications, Six Sigma Black Belt is preferred.

  • Proficiency with DMAIC / Black Belt / Six Sigma type tools to analyze, drive root cause, and solve problems.

  • Proficiency with statistics, sampling strategies, design of experiments, process capability, including statistical software tools such as Minitab.

  • Possess Lead Auditor credentials for QSR, ISO and MD SAP.

  • Must be self-motivated with a strong sense of urgency to solve supplier issues and the ability to consistently deliver on required activities.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage and complete multiple projects and objectives and lead cross-functional teams.

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation and facilitation skills.

  • Proficient in most common PC based applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, & Visio), including Agile PLM. We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part.

That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.

Job Duties::

As a Sr. Supplier Quality Engineer working on the Supplier Quality team, you will be empowered and inspired to do your best work.

  • Lead cross-functional supplier risk management initiatives proactively focused on supplier development and driving continuous improvement activities across OSTA suppliers.

  • Utilize effective and efficient Quality Engineering and Process Excellence tools and techniques such as CtQ Cascades, root cause analysis, risk analysis, statistical data analysis, process capability analysis, design of experiments, measurement system analysis, control plans, and development of sampling plans to aid in supplier development.

  • Develop the strategy and execute a proactive, risk-based Supplier Management Process that includes development and trending of Supplier Metrics – such as NC’s / SCAR’s Audit Results.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams and suppliers to design, characterize, develop and qualify high capability processes that continuously improve products and processes that consistently fulfill OSTA requirements and meet customer needs.

  • Collaborate and approve supplier sourced component and subassembly specifications and/or drawings.

  • Support the Supplier Management Program by performing technical process audits, and managing Supplier SCAR’s and SCN’s.

  • At times, may lead, provide feedback on performance, and train other employees, including exempts and contractors.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.

Job Description:

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. We’re currently looking for a Senior Supplier Quality Engineer to join us in our Southborough, MA office.

Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

The Senior Supplier Excellence Quality Engineer is responsible for supporting cross-functional project teams focused on proactive improvement initiatives with OSTA suppliers and external manufacturers for legacy products and support of new products under development. The incumbent proactively collaborates with external manufacturers and suppliers that provide finished products, services, components, and sub-assemblies to continuously improve supplier based products and processes that meet customer and patient requirements.

About Us:

At Olympus, we put a lot of good back into the world, and what we do really matters. We are committed to making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling every day by crafting innovative optical and digital solutions in medical technologies, microscopy, industrial solutions, cameras, and audio recorders.

We view our relationship with and commitment to our employees with the same passion. Everything we do at Olympus is a reflection of our vision, and everyone here helps to make it a reality. We’re invested in our employees, great ideas, and how they impact the communities around us. We see the world through multiple lenses and come together to find the right answers; the best solutions.

THAT’S OLYMPUS.

TRUE TO YOU. TRUE TO SOCIETY. TRUE TO LIFE.

Olympus Surgical Technology America

Olympus embraces diversity and inclusion. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, our policies as well as our values prohibit unlawful discrimination based on an employee's or applicant's race, color, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, genetic information, ancestry, military or veteran status, or any other federal, state or local protected classification. EOE Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

Company URL:

Olympus Surgical Technology America at http://www.olympus-osta.com/

Posting Title:

Senior Supplier Quality Engineer

Posting Locations:

Massachusetts, Southborough

Work Location:

Southborough GYR ACMI Inc

Job Family:

Quality Assurance

Auto req ID:

4185BR

4185BR

Olympus is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination based on an employee's or applicant's race, color, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, genetic information, ancestry, military or veteran status, or any other federal, state or local protected classification.