The person in this position will work with Medtronic's external suppliers to implement Medtronic's Supplier Owned Quality(SOQ) program. This program qualifies suppliers to submit data to Medtronic's receiving inspection group and eliminates the need for Inspection at Medtronic.
Responsibilities include the following:
Review inspection data at Medtronic Receiving Inspection to identify candidates for SOQ.
Review risk documentation to identify part features requiring test method validation and control.
Work with external suppliers to ensure test methods are appropriate for the intended application and are validated, as required.
Prepare written rationale and supporting objective evidence to support the implementation of Supplier Owned Quality.
Update Medtronic Inspection Procedure documentation for the implementation of Supplier Owned Quality.
Work with Medtronic Regulatory resources to submit changes to appropriate Regulatory bodies.
B.S. degree in Engineering or related field
Minimum 2 years' experience in quality, manufacturing, or supply chain.
Strong communication/interpersonal skills
Detail oriented and ability to multi-task
Knowledge and use of Process FMEA, Control Plans, Gage R&R, and statistical techniques desired