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Sr. Supplier Quality Engineer

Visby Medical San Jose, CA

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description


The Sr. Supplier Quality Engineer role is responsible for maintaining the Quality and Operational performance of Visby's suppliers to support device and reagents manufacturing. The role is a member of a multidisciplinary team that manages suppliers.

Together in a multidisciplinary team will drive supplier development and provide technical process improvements of quality and yield improvement, process control, cycle time reduction, risk analysis and reduction.

Essential Duties

  • Responsible for CAPA/8D validation at suppliers 
  • Gatekeeper for all activities regarding supplier complaints (SCAR)
  • Perform and support supplier for PPAP, change notices, and other supplier quality related activities
  • Drive supplier process capability through deployment of quality control (CpK, SPC)
  • Facilitate supplier generated change requests 
  • Facilitate supplier deviation requests
  • Conducts process readiness audits at supply base
  • Review and comment on component drawings, calculations, stack-ups, specifications, and other design inputs/outputs at launch of new drawings 
  • Promote process improvement and support innovation of supplied components and how they interact with internal processes
  • Responsible for collecting and maintaining lessons learned at supply base and ultimately, continual complaint reduction
  • Prepare reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing supplier data and making recommendations to management team and purchasing 
  • Facilitates communication between Visby Medical and suppliers
  • Responsible for suppliers adhering to Visby Medical standards/requirements 
  • Maintains a working knowledge of industry standards 
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally
  • Supports serial production and product quality activities as needed 
  • Facilitate and monitor supplier trip reports and technical meeting minutes

Education and/or Experience

  • BS degree in electrical, mechanical, chemical, or industrial engineering, or related discipline a plus
  • Minimum of 5 years of management experience in Supplier Quality or Quality Engineering function
  • Experienced in supplier management, quality improvement & operational excellence in manufacturing environment
  • Experience in leading quality improvement projects across the supply chain preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of quality-tools especially PPAP, MSA, Process Capability and knowledge of measuring and test equipment
  • Lean 6S experience (e.g. DMAIC, SPC, FMEA, 8D), Black Belt certification preferred

Other Qualifications 

  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills

Physical Demands

  • Comfortable performing repetitive tasks and/or motions
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 10 lbs

Visby Medical


San Jose, CA
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