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Job Title:  Quality Engineer

Req ID:  16000
Job Category:  Quality
Country/Region:  US
State:  MO
City:  Saint Louis
Zip:  63133
Description: 

At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

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Position Summary

The Quality Engineer designs, installs and evaluates quality assurance process systems, procedures and statistical techniques; plans, conducts, and follows up on supplier audits; recommends revision of specifications when indicated; assists in the development, maintenance and improvement of the organization’s overall supplier quality system in accordance with the requirements of ISO, FDA QSR and STERIS policies.

May conduct training on quality assurance concepts and tools. Interfaces with all other engineering and scientific groups within the company, customers and suppliers on quality related issues.

Duties

  1. Major responsibilities include but are not limited to, (a) leading supplier quality improvement projects to drive improvement in supplier cost, quality and delivery, (b) driving improvement to supplier quality measurement and scorecard systems, (c) leading general product quality improvement efforts to drive improvement to key quality metrics, and (d) leading production and business process improvement efforts cross-functionally in the business.
  2. Drive improvement in key quality metrics as measured by the product/process SQDC program
  3. Coordinate improvement projects to support complaint investigations, CAPA, raw material trends, and other continuous improvement actions.
  4. Assist in creating, maintaining and improving overall Quality System integrity to ensure compliance to ISO and QSR standards.
  5. Drive timely and effective root cause analysis and provide quality engineering leadership to suppliers.
  6. Address and resolve supplier quality issues.
  7. Directly support the customer complaint management process and assist in resolution in accordance with customer needs and compliance standards as it relates to suppliers.
  8. Serve as quality engineering support to new product development design, testing and introduction, ensuring the attainment of key quality deliverables and quality targets.
  9. Conduct materialt improvement team meetings. Resolve disputes and reach consensus on actions to be taken.
  10. Oversee Approved Supplier List, Supplier Quality agreements/questionnaires and supplier audit schedule.
  11. Perform all other duties as assigned.

Duties - cont'd

Direct responsibilities of the role would include but are not be limited to, (a) leading supplier quality improvement projects to drive improvement in supplier cost, quality and delivery, (b) driving improvement to supplier quality measurement and scorecard systems, (c) leading general product quality improvement efforts to drive improvement to key quality metrics, and (d) leading production and business process improvement efforts cross-functionally in the business. 

Education Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience

  1. 3 - 5 years experience with manufacturing processes (such as Chemical, formulation, molding, and assembly.)
  2. 3 - 5 years experience in quality systems, science, or engineering working with suppliers
  3. Excellent problem solving skills including FMEA or root cause analysis and implementation of Supplier Corrective and Preventive Actions
  4. Leadership ability to coordinate projects in a cross-functional team environment
  5. Demonstrated effective organizational, oral and written communications skills
  6. Demonstrated computer skills and experience with applications such as EXCEL, Minitab, Word
  7. Strong team orientation with ability to influence and collaborate with others
  8. Strong communication skills, both oral and written
  9. Self directed take charge leader that strives for continuous improvement of process and results of self and team
  10. Strong analytical skills to assist in investigations, root cause analysis and CAPA
  11. Good technical skills to facilitate support to technical operation
  12. Positive leadership abilities, proactively voicing ideas, opinions and suggestions in a constructive way
  13. Customer focused with strong sense of urgency to meet their needs
  14. Proven success delivering results
  15. Must have proficiency using Microsoft Office Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Mini-tab
  16. Accountability and ownership of goals and results

 

STERIS is a $2B+, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with approximately 12,000 associates worldwide and operates in more than 100 countries.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.


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