Together we can make a difference
At Getinge we are dedicated and passionate about helping our customers save lives and ensure excellent care. We provide innovations for operating rooms, intensive-care units, sterilization departments and for life science companies and institutions. Our portfolio combines well-known product brands such as Maquet, Pulsion, Atrium, Lancer and Datascope – just to name a few.
A career at Getinge will provide career opportunities that both inspire and challenge. Here, you can make a difference every day.
Strategically plan, develop, promote, and implement programs designed to improve supplier performance and productivity and reduce overall costs.
Plans, organizes, and reports supplier performance to provide key information to the department manager and outside departments.
Participate in supplier selection process and perform supplier audits to evaluate supplier capabilities, quality systems, processes and services.
Perform validations and qualification of supplier to qualify manufacturing process and overall quality of part/component manufacturing.
Assists incoming quality and participates in MRB process to resolve internal and external quality audit findings related to purchased products.
Own and relentlessly drive supplier root cause analysis and corrective actions to prevent re-occurrence of quality issues.
Ensure primary suppliers have adequate control plans, schedules, and resources to make continued improvements to incoming quality of supplied products.
Works with Engineering and Quality to ensure that incoming product specifications contain and clearly communicate the requirements needed to ensure supplied products are acceptable for manufacturing and assist in the development of inspection methods and improve sampling plans for new materials and components.
Identifies non-conformance trends; develops and administers technical investigations and corrective action programs to resolve recurring quality problems.
Provide technical assistance to suppliers/other resources performing qualification/validation testing.
Provide statistical support by the creation of supplier related metrics for the purposes of tracking vendor performance and identifying opportunities for supply chain improvements.
Assist in special projects as needed.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related duties as requested.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities :
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Audit experience highly preferred.
Knowledgeable in the areas of lot acceptance, sampling methodologies, MSA/GR&R, CAPA, root cause analysis, and other statistical techniques.
Working knowledge to applicable regulations and standards such as FDA, QSR, ISO, and MDD preferred. CQA, CQE, Six Sigma certifications would be a plus.
Bachelor’s Degree preferred in Science or Engineering related fields and/or combination of school and experience.
A minimum of two years’ experience working with suppliers on quality issues, or five years’ experience in a quality related field.
Proficiency in MS Office applications (Word/Excel) is required.
Getinge is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
We look forward to receiving your application. If you share our passion and believe that saving lives is the greatest job in the world, then we look forward to receiving your application. We hope you will join us on our journey to become the world’s most desired medtech company.