Supplier Quality Engineer II

  • Company: Johnson & Johnson
  • Posted: December 09, 2016
  • Reference ID: 4735160829-en-us

DePuy Synthes, a member of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies, is recruiting for a Supplier Quality Engineer II located in Monument, CO. 

DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive orthopaedic and neurological business in the world. DePuy Synthes Companies will offer an unparalleled breadth and depth of products, services and programs in the areas of joint reconstruction, trauma, spine, sports medicine, neurological, craniomaxillofacial, power tools and biomaterials. Building on the legacy and strengths of two great companies, we are creating one organization that will be agile and better equipped in today's evolving health care environment. With a focus on activating insights to develop innovative, comprehensive solutions, we are inspired to advance patient care in greater ways than either company could accomplish on its own. 

The Supplier Quality Engineer provides overall quality assurance leadership in the management of select contract manufacturing sites and raw material suppliers engaged in the production of Johnson and Johnson products.  The Supplier Quality Engineer’s primary responsibility will be to manage the approved supplier list (ASL) processes and will work in developing quality engineering skills as it relates to supplier quality management tasks.


The Supplier Quality Engineer will conduct audits to good manufacturing practices, international organization for standardization and any other applicable standards. He/she will provide complex product team support for quality system design and audit, compliance assessment, and for support of steady state manufacturing processes. This individual will utilize multifaceted industry and process excellence standards in daily quality operations, including good manufacturing practices (GMP), equipment engineering system (EES), and international organization for standardization (ISO). 
The Supplier Quality Engineer will address and correct product and process complaints.
He/she will report on contract manufacturer performance metrics and management reviews.
This individual will oversee audits of all quality system categories to assess compliance to process excellence standards.
The Supplier Quality Engineer will ensure comprehensive measurement systems to monitor effectiveness of quality and reliability systems to identify, bracket, correct and prevent defects, presenting reports to management. 
He/she will handle technical issues for manufacturing processes that are to be transferred to satellite facilities. 
This individual will provide Quality Engineering support to suppliers including audits/assessments, inspection technique support, verification/validation activities, CAPA and change management.  
FDA CFR Part 820 and ISO 13485 regulations/standards will be the focus.

A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree is required. A Degree in Engineering, Life Science, or related discipline is preferred. 
A minimum of 2 years of experience in a GMP and/or ISO regulated industry is required. 
Experience in the medical device and/or pharmaceutical industry is preferred. 
Both, FDA and ISO regulations knowledge is preferred. FDA CFR Part 820 and/or ISO 13485 knowledge is preferred.  
Demonstrated expertise with statistics, sampling strategies, design of experiments, and structured problem solving methodologies is preferred. 
Strong communication, teamwork, and problem solving skills are required. Prior experience working collaboratively in a highly matrixed organization is preferred. Intermediate knowledge and use of Microsoft office are required. 
Experience in auditing is preferred. 
An ASQ certification (CQE, CQM, CRE or CQA) is preferred. Six Sigma (Green Belt, Black Belt, etc.) or Process Excellence certification is preferred. Excellent Investigative skills such as analytical problem solving, Fishbone/Ishikawa, root cause analysis, etc. are an asset.  
This position will be based in Monument, CO, and will require up to 25% travel.

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Primary Location
United States-Colorado-Monument
Depuy Orthopaedics. Inc. (6029)
Job Function
Quality (Eng)

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