Supplier Quality Engineer

Location
Hillsboro, OR
Salary
Competitive
Posted
June 26 2017
Ref
51256BR
Position Type
Full Time
Job Description
When you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you'll be supported in achieving your career goals.

As the world leader in serving science, we empower our people to advance innovative technologies, develop meaningful solutions, and build rewarding careers. With revenues of $18 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our 55,000 extraordinary minds the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

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FEI's corporate organization
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Inside the FEI Titan Transmission Electron Microscope
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How to make a microscope https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9W6J_f4yVVg
The installation of a Thalos atb the University of Chicago
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The mission of Quality at Thermo Fisher Scientific is to support the delivery of quality products and services at reasonable value to customers, and support the improvement of revenue and GM growth to Thermo Fisher Scientific (formerly FEI).

The Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) is responsible for driving improvements within Thermo Fisher Scientific and our supply-chain. The primary focus of this position is to work with our key suppliers to ensure product quality and timely deliveries. The SQE will implement and oversee continuous improvement programs with the Senior and Executive management at our key suppliers. The SQE uses data analysis, quality tool, project management, and leadership to drive ongoing, measurable improvements in supplier product quality and deliveries. Key interactions will be with Suppliers, Sourcing, Manufacturing, and Product Engineering.

Responsibilities:
    Oversee continuous improvement programs with our key suppliers. Report results of these programs to executive management in Sourcing, Quality and Site Operations team.Increase leverage of supplier technology & processes into the design project (early involvement of suppliers in design for manufacturing).Completes Qualification of suppliers, materials and components, including if needed development/ improvement of supplier processes for CtQ's, review of supplier process control plans; ensuring that the supplied part meets specifications, and the control limits/tolerances for CtQ parameters are met.Manage critical escalations as assigned.Plan, conduct and follow-up with supplier, or supplier related, audits, including closing out audit findings, creating audit finding reports and driving supplier implementation of corrective and preventive actions.Train and mentor various teams on quality tools (FMEA & 8S as an example) Partner with internal organizations to manage suppliers' performance. Participate in business reviews with suppliers in improvement programs.Lead Programs and/or projects using effecting program and project management skills.Create, maintain and improve Integrated Management System (IMS) procedures related to supplier improvement programs.

This position is ideal for a self-directed, confident, analytical, people person. The successful candidate will possess the following combination of education and experience:
    Bachelor's or Master degree in a technical discipline such as Quality, Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering and 7+ years relevant work experience.Able and comfortable with reviewing supplier performance and driving change with supplier executive management teams.Demonstrated results in improving quality in manufacturing processes or with supply chainsDemonstrated ability to manage complex projects. Multi-site and international experience preferred.Have knowledge about the Supply Chain Management processes for complex high tech, low volume systems. Knowledge of improvement methodologies (Lean or 6-sigma is preferred), auditing experience (leading internal or supplier audits), and statistical methods.Previous experience using Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP) software tools preferred.Must exhibit strong personal moral and ethics code, proactive, overall positive personality, and creativity in solving various complex situations in technical and social areas.Must demonstrate good communications skills and be able to work effectively with cross functional teams on projects including international and multicultural teams and suppliers and customers.Able to adjust working times to accommodate communications with other facilities, suppliers, and locations globally.Travel regionally, internationally and be willing to travel up to 25%.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 55,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Apply today http://jobs.thermofisher.com

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.


Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.