Ø Implements Supplier Quality Assurance systems within the assigned region and plants, aligning to global policies and standard operating procedures (SOP).
Ø Responsible for SOP deployment and training in the assigned plants.
Ø Supports Category Managers, Manufacturing and R&D personnel in the supplier qualification and product validation activities.
Ø Supported by the Category Managers, ensures the Supplier Quality Assurance
Ø Agreements are distributed, discussed and signed.
Ø Ensures the supplier performance monitoring and reports to management any deviation or major issue.
Ø Supports suppliers in process validation, risk management and change management activities.
Ø Follows suppliers’ recovery plans up, in case of poor performance, supervising the implementation of the remediation plans.
Ø Performs second party audits as a lead auditor; defines and coordinates the audit team,if necessary.
Ø Responsible to manage complaints to suppliers (non-conformity report), developing the culture of problem solving and promoting the use of suitable quality techniques and methodologies.
Ø Ensures the implementation of corrective and preventive actions at suppliers, with the support of quality control manufacturing and R&D local functions.
Ø Completed degree in mechanical engineering or electronic engineering a minimum professional experience of three years.
Ø Advanced knowledge of applicable quality management standards (e.g. GMP EU and China, ISO 9001 and ISO 13485) and medical/medicinal devices regulations.
Ø Advanced knowledge of supplier management and applicable tools and processes
Ø Good and professional relationship to and communication with colleagues, superiors and to internal and external customers. Integrating attitude and team player.
Ø High engagement on achieving the targets and on the objectives of the position, proactive and solution oriented approach towards problems
Ø Good handling of moderation- and presentation technique e.g. written and oral
Ø Ability to prioritize multiple projects and tasks
Ø Experience in project management would be a plus
Ø Advanced English language skill