Supplier Quality Manager

Posted 23 Sep 2022

Chandler, Arizona - United States

Req Id 254664

 

A career with EMD Electronics is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Electronics is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

 

Everything we do in EMD Electronics is to help us deliver on our purpose of being the company behind the companies, advancing digital living. We are dedicated to being the trusted supplier of high-tech materials, services and specialty chemicals for the electronics, automotive and cosmetics industries. We foster a global collaborative organization made up of individuals who have the passion to win, obsess about the customer, are relentlessly curious and act with urgency. Together, we push the boundaries of science to make more possible for our customers.

 

This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US.

 


 

Your Role:

 

This position is responsible for ensuring adherence of all critical materials and suppliers to the EMD’s Supplier Management process. This position interfaces closely with Operations, Product Management, Engineering, Quality, and Supply Chain to handle supplier risk and monitor, correct, and prevent supplier performance issues. This position is located in Chandler, AZ and will require up to 40% travel and periodically work outside of conventional business hours to support a global business.

This position will facilitate supplier audits and technical meetings to supervise and assess supplier performance, improve supplier communication, discuss existing or potential problems, review deficiencies, review analytical data, review improvement opportunities, identify new or improved technologies, and educate suppliers on materials and customer requirements.

 

  • Adhere to the Supplier Qualification & Approval process and implement the Supplier Management of Change process
  • Development of supplier qualification plans, collection and analysis of supporting data, and recommendations on long-term supplier viability
  • Supplier monitoring, development of change qualification plans, collection and analysis of change data, and change impact recommendations
  • Supervise the Supplier Nonconformance process and escalate
  • Drive the implementation of robust root cause investigations and corrective/preventative actions
  • Perform on-site supplier visits for root cause analysis and verification of corrective actions of supplier quality issues
  • Review and evaluate supplier quality data to identify process improvement opportunities
  • Review supplier manufacturing processes, collaborate with suppliers on process improvement and value enhancement opportunities
  • Monitor ongoing supplier performance, maintain monthly metrics, and develop and complete supplier improvement plans
  • Drive supplier quality improvement programs

 

Who you are:

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Supply Chain, or related field
  • 5+ years’ experience in electronics assembly, quality, discreet manufacturing, or related industries

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • Experience in quality management systems, lean Six Sigma processes, FMEA, RCCA, problem solving methodologies, such as 8D problem solving, and continuous improvement
  • Knowledge of various discreet manufacturing processes and process controls
  • Ability to work independently and deliver results in a fast-paced environment while working with a global team
  • Detail and result oriented with strong execution, organization, and communication skills
  • Previous experience in implementing supplier score card and rolling it out to vendors and internal stakeholders

 


What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences.
We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology.
We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons.
Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!

If you would like to know more about what diversity, equity, and inclusion means to us, please visit https://www.emdgroup.com/en/company/press-positions.html

If you are a resident of Colorado or New York City, you are eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits, which we will provide upon request. You may contact 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday, for assistance

The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

As an employee of the Company, you will be required to comply with all of the Company’s COVID-19 safety protocols and policies. The organization has currently suspended enforcement of its COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, but that policy may be reinstated by the Company in its discretion.


Careers during Covid-19

Thank you for visiting our careers website, we are always looking for curious minds to join our teams. We understand how much the world is being impacted by the Covid-19 crisis and we want to assure you that your safety is very important to us. To ensure that everyone’s health is protected, instead of a standard face-to-face interview, it is likely that you will be offered alternative digital interview options. As an employee of the Company, you will be required to comply with all of the Company’s COVID-19 safety protocols and policies. The organization has currently suspended enforcement of its COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, but that policy may be reinstated by the Company in its discretion.

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