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Senior Supplier Quality Engineer

Location : Minneapolis- St. Paul, MN
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 5
Required Education : Bachelor- Scientific or Engineering
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

A growing biotechnology / life sciences company has an opening for a Senior Supplier Quality Engineer. Our client is a leading provider of products and services to accelerate development of viro-immuno-oncology drugs.


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In this role you will:

  • Lead supplier qualification and monitoring tasks for commercial and new business development product lines

  • Work with external suppliers, internal supply chain and department stakeholders to improve process capability, ensure on-time delivery, and drive quality improvements by; monitoring, trending, and critically reviewing supplier performance data

  • Implement supplier corrective actions

  • Perform external vendor audits

  • Maintain approved supplier lists

  • Review and approve new documents and change orders

  • Demonstrate continuous improvement

  • Successfully attain budget/ business objectives

  • Remain current w/ regulatory and industry requirement relevant to the medical device industry


Employee Benefits

  • Medical and Dental Insurance

  • HSA / Flex Spending

  • 401K Matching

  • Short Term / Long Term Disability

  • Life Insurance

  • PTO/ Holiday Pay

  • Tuition Reimbursement


Required Qualifications :

  • BS in Scientific Discipline or Engineering - Preferred!

  • or equivalent combination of education and experience in a medical device or pharmaceutical industry

  • ASQ Quality certification - CQA or CQE - Preferred!

  • 5+ years of experience in medical device or pharmaceuticals, including quality functions-risk analysis, investigations, and support of regulatory or client audits.

  • Min of 3 years in a Supplier Quality role

  • Previous experience in a vendor management and vendor facing experience – Preferred!

  • In depth knowledge/ experience working w/ the following regulations -  21 CFR 820 (FDA Quality System Regulation) and 21 CFR 210-211 (FDA Good Manufacturing Practice)

  • Previous experience w/ the following standards - EN ISO 13485, ICH Q7, GMP Guide for Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients, ISO14971, Risk Management, and European Medical Device Directive

  • Collaborative Team Player

  • Previous experience performing Root Cause Analysis

  • Skills to be successful – self-starter, organized, ability to prioritize, problem-solving skills, effective technical writing, and oral communication skills


Keywords: chemistry, engineering, quality, medical device, pharmaceutical, FDA, GMP, pharma, cell culture, biopharmaceutical, supplier



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