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Sr. Supplier Quality Engineer PFG

Company: B. Braun Medical
Location: Allentown
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

B. Braun Medical, Inc.Sr. Supplier Quality Engineer PFGUS-PA-AllentownJob ID: 2022-20829Type: Regular Full-Time# of Openings: 1Category: QualityAllentown AuxiliaryOverviewAbout B. Braun B. Braun Medical Inc., a leader in infusion therapy and pain management, develops, manufactures, and markets innovative medical products and services to the healthcare industry. Other key product areas include nutrition, pharmacy admixture and compounding, ostomy and wound care, and dialysis. The company is committed to eliminating preventable treatment errors and enhancing patient, clinician and environmental safety. B. Braun Medical is headquartered in Bethlehem, Pa., and is part of the B. Braun Group of Companies in the U.S., which includes B. Braun Interventional Systems, Aesculap - and CAPS -. Globally, the B. Braun Group of Companies employs more than 64,000 employees in 64 countries. Guided by its Sharing Expertise - philosophy, B. Braun continuously exchanges knowledge with customers, partners and clinicians to address the critical issues of improving care and lowering costs. To learn more about B. Braun Medical, visit .ResponsibilitiesPosition Summary: The Sr. Supplier Quality Engineer, PFG, is an integral part of the Purchased Finished Goods (PFG) Supplier Quality Management team with general responsibility for Quality oversight and support of external and internal (affiliate) PFG suppliers. This includes monitoring quality parameters and performance indicators, assisting with supplier change management and validations, and identifying and implementing improvements regarding supplier quality, performance, and cost. The role is responsible for investigation of potential adverse quality trends and oversight of supplier non-conformance and corrective action activities, and PFG supplier qualification & monitoring through audit. The role requires -20% travel to supplier sites for collaborative activities and/or assessments of supplier systems. Responsibilities: Essential Duties

  • Establishes quality standards for products and processes and suggest modifications meant to prevent defects in components or final products.
  • Works closely with cross-functional teams, including product design, product management and production, to identify and mitigate quality risks.
  • Audits production processes, raw materials or suppliers/vendors to ensure that established quality standards are met.
  • Conducts root cause analysis for defects, non-conformities or other quality failures.
  • May be responsible for ensuring compliance with formal external quality standards, such as ISO 9001.The job function listed is not exhaustive and shall also include any responsibilities as assigned by the Supervisor from time to time. Expertise: Knowledge & Skills
    • Requires full working knowledge of relevant business practices and procedures in professional field. Uses standard theories, principles and concepts and integrates them to propose a course of action.
    • Work under minimal supervision. Relies on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish assigned goals. May periodically assist in orienting, training , assigning and checking the work of lower level employees. Referring only complex problems and issues
    • Judgement is required in resolving complex problems based on experience.
    • Interacts with internal and/or external clients and customers to negotiate and interpret information on projects and unit operations. May consult with senior management. QualificationsExpertise: Qualifications - Experience/Training/Education/Etc Required:
      • Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred.
      • 8-10 years related experience.
      • Frequent business travel required, Valid driver's license and passport.
      • Regular and predictable attendance.Desired:
        • Applicable industry/professional certification preferred. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. . Additional Information Responsibilities: Other Duties:The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this position. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is expected to:
          • Light work - Exerting up to 20 lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling and Reaching:
            • Occasionally: Reaching upward and downward, Push/pull, Visual Acuity with or without corrective lenses
            • Frequently: Stand, Sit
            • Constantly: N/AActivities:
              • Occasionally: Push/pull, Reaching upward and downward, Talking - ordinary, loud/quick
              • Frequently: Sitting , Standing
              • Constantly: N/A Environmental Conditions:
                • Occasionally: N/A
                • Frequently: N/A
                • Constantly: N/A Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
                  • Noise Intensity: Moderate
                  • Occasionally: Production/manufacturing environment, Warehouse environment, Lab environment
                  • Frequently: Office environment
                  • Constantly: N/A What We OfferB. Braun offers an excellent benefits package, which includes healthcare, a 401(k) plan, and tuition reimbursement. To learn more about B. Braun and our safety healthcare products or view a listing of our employment opportunities, please visit us on the internet at

                    Through its Sharing Expertise - initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services.NoticesEqual Opportunity Employer Veterans/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.PI181230365

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