As a healthcare company committed to protecting the health and safety for our employees, contractors, customers and communities, employees in this role are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless an accommodation has been granted for a medical reason or sincerely held religious belief.
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We are currently hiring a Materials Engineer to join our BioTek team in Winooski, VT. In this role you will lead the Material Review Board, working with marketing, service, and engineering to ensure that discrepant materials are dispositioned in a timely manner. The material engineer will be a member of the incoming inspection team reporting into the Manufacturing Engineering organization with a dotted line to the Quality Director.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Interact with Incoming Inspection, Manufacturing Engineering and R&D Engineering to determine appropriate corrective action for discrepancies identified at both incoming inspection and non-conforming material identified by manufacturing.
Maintain the quarantine warehouse inventory; ensure all material is appropriately tagged and transacted.
Assist QA/RA in coordinating Stop/Hold activities in manufacturing, this may include screening, quarantining units or parts and completing appropriate material transactions. Complete data analysis and trending of material discrepancies.
Interface with purchasing, external vendors and internal machine shop on quality issues, report and follow up on action taken.
Meet with suppliers when needed to resolve critical quality issues.
Work with suppliers to evaluate material deviation requests and to improve vendor quality.
Support regulatory agency and FDA/ISO 13485 audit activities.