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Quality Engineer (Supplier)

Kelly Services
Kalamazoo, MI 49048
**Quality Engineer Kalamazoo, MI**



Kelly Services is currently seeking **Quality** **Engineer** for one of our top clients in **Kalamazoo, MI** .



**JOB TITLE: Quality Engineer**



**INDUSTRY:** Medical Device



**WORK LOCATION:** Kalamazoo, MI



**DURATION:** 12 Months (Temporary / Contract)



**JOB** **_DESCRIPTION:_**



Responsible for sustaining the validated state of processes producing medical devices. Understands and applies standard engineering principles. Collaborates with internal team and external Contract manufacturers or OEM suppliers in order to facilitate engineering changes to the device. Investigates root causes of failures to maintain quality and recommend improvements.





**Job Details:**

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 and ensuring that assigned suppliers are capable of meeting expectations from a quality and service perspective. You will serve as liaison between suppliers and 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 will also act as the Single Point of contact for communication of issues for the suppliers within their commodity alignment.



Ownership for supplier quality performance and measurement including KPIs and participate in supplier performance reviews. Support quality issues with suppliers & partner with Internal Customers; Lead effective supplier containment and corrections/corrective actions, Provide support to Internal/ External Customer groups on compliance issues related to assigned suppliers, Support External Audits and Internal Audits as needed Ensure Regulatory compliance in area of responsibility to GMP of all medical devices regulatory agencies (i.e. FDA, IMB, Notified bodies, etc), Maintain structured communication channels with strategic sourcing, identifying responsibility by commodity / supplier, Liaising with the R&D and Divisional Quality groups in assessing and addressing material quality issues with assigned suppliers, Support continuous improvement activities focusing on supplier quality, Support the assessment of supplier changes, Participate in cross functional projects. Support the developments and approval quality assurance agreements with suppliers.



Basic knowledge with GMP, ISO 13485, 21 CFR Part 820 standards Basic knowledge of FMEA, Validation Programs and SPC processes in a highly regulated environment desirable. Good communication skills. Willing to travel in support of business needs to different geographical locations. Good knowledge of continuous improvement methodologies Professional Requirements- Desirable: Preferred industries are medical device, aviation, aerospace, automotive and defense Personal Competencies Must enjoy working in team environment Must demonstrate good collaboration and communication skills. Highly motivated and able to build relationships internally and externally. Must demonstrate multitasking skills as this individual will be responsible for multiple projects of varying complexity at the same time. The individual should enjoy working in a dynamic and results oriented team environment focusing on quality, compliance and customer satisfaction





**Why Kelly?**



Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety and flexibility of working on short term project engagements or prefer contract-to-hire or direct hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific professional interests.



As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks, including:




+ Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies

+ Career guides, information and tools to help you successfully position yourself throughout every stage of your career

+ Access to more than 3,000 online training courses through our Kelly Learning Center

+ Weekly pay and service bonus plans

+ Group-rate insurance options available immediately upon hire*



**Let us help advance your career today.**




**Why Kelly** **** **?**



Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity, and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety and flexibility of working on short-term project engagements or prefer contract-to-hire or direct-hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific professional interests.




**About Kelly** ****



At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.
Posted: 2019-11-13 Expires: 2020-01-13

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