Supplier Quality Engineer Consultant III

Job Title: Supplier Quality Engineer Consultant III 
Duration: 6+ months with possible extension
Location: Bothell WA
100% onsite position in Bothell WA

Manage Supplier Quality related activities for purchased materials for electro-mechanical commodities such as printed circuit board assemblies (PCA’s), power supplies, cables, battery packs, plastics, sheet metal, machined parts, OEMs (displays, medical assemblies), labeling, etc.. Work with suppliers to ensure all necessary quality activities are rigorously addressed during initial product release and change such as: process mapping, process FMEA, process control plan, process validation (IQ, OQ, PQ), GR&R, MSA, line release, ramp monitoring, etc.. Ensure supplier test strategy aligns with quality goals. Focus on quality issue resolution via an 8-D based Supplier Corrective Action request process. Resolve quality issues via structured quality methods in order to ensure efficient and effective root cause analysis, and corrective / preventive actions that ensure there is no recurrence. Execute supplier audits, CAPA’s and monitor supplier metrics. Orchestrate Philips first article inspection / first production inspection, and ongoing inspection plans that are aligned with supplier’s capabilities, quality history and our product needs. Support key processes as subject matter expert. 

Position Requirements: 
To perform this job successfully, an individual must have the necessary skills and be intrinsically motivated on supplier quality topics. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required: 
BS Engineering degree and minimum of 7 to 10 years industry experience in manufacturing of electro-mechanical systems/products/solutions for the medical, aerospace or automotive industries 
Demonstrated knowledge of manufacturing processes for commodities such as printed circuit board assemblies, power supplies, cables, custom battery packs, mechanical parts (plastics, machined, sheet metal), cables, etc. 
Experience with all aspects of supplier quality management: quality concepts/tools/methods (e.g. FMEA, DOE, IQ/OQ/PQ, MSA, GRR, 8D, etc.), quality issue resolution and quality monitoring measures. 
Knowledge of the Purchasing function and associated commodity, supply base, quality and data management considerations. Understanding of Procurement, Supplier Relationship Management, Material and Supplier Quality and Data Management areas. 
Effective communicator. Able to work effectively with global, cross-functional stakeholders. 
Experience in a regulated environment, medical preferred. 
Certified auditor for ISO13485 or 9001. 
Knowledgeable in SAP Quality Management, Oracle Data Warehouse, Mini-Tab, Query tools such as Business Objects, web-based systems, and MS Excel (power user). 
CQE, six-sigma Black Belt or Green Belt. 

Furthermore to be successful in this role you are : 
Motivated, self-driven with a determination to succeed and the ability to manage change. 
Analytical, you are open to new ideas and believe in continuous learning in order to develop new competencies. 

Please send me your confirmation that no one else has contacted you for this position apart from APN Team. 

Many Thanks 
Ali Khan 
APN Software Services, Inc. 
39899 Balentine Drive, Suite 385, Newark, CA 94560 
Direct: 510.870.8798 | Fax: 510.623.5055 |

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