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Prin Sourcing Engineer

Ponce, PR 00716
Prin Sourcing Engineer


Ponce, Puerto Rico, United States

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Post Date:

Nov 19, 2019

**Careers that Change Lives**

You will be amember of the MITG Supplier Excellence Team. The candidate will provide Six Sigma and Lean support through evaluation and improvement of the Medical Devices supply base. The support will involve various project teams as required; Sustaining Engineering (cost savings), New Product Development (critical component qualification), Plant Engineering (root cause analysis and resolution), as well as responsibility for managing scoped projects as necessary. In addition, this candidate will focus on improving supplier quality, on-time delivery and support supply chain strategies.

**A Day in the Life**

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.

+ **Collaboration with critical suppliers ensuring quality requirements are met in both product and process**

+ Develop and Drive Supplier Service Improvement Initiatives

+ Partner with key suppliers to pursue continuous improvement and waste elimination

+ Drive issue resolution (root cause analysis) at supplier, including ability to lead problem solving teams

+ Ensure quality standards at supply base are attained and maintained

+ Participate and lead supplier improvement initiatives (Internally used processes at plants and also at suppliers)

+ Focus on Critical-to-Quality definition, deployment and process control

+ Develop and execute action plans to address opportunities at supply base

+ Generate/Define metrics and tracking to show success on critical projects with corrective/preventive action plans and procedures

+ **Ability to lead cross-functional teams in a high matrixed organization**

+ **Work with internal teams such as planning, purchasing, engineering and quality to understand and communicate requirements as it relates to the supplier**

+ **Lead highly complex projects and teams and be the conduit between various cross functional members (Will be the project owner and responsible for connecting the dots between all necessary parties involved).**

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelors degree required

+ Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience

**Nice to Have**

+ Bachelor of Science in Engineering

+ Masters in Engineering

+ Strong knowledge of quality systems, policies, procedures, and ability to apply to supplier requirements including change management and risk mitigation

+ Practical and applied knowledge of statistical techniquesStrong experience with Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) and ability to assist and assure implementation of deliverables throughout the supply base

+ Strong knowledge of injection molding operations and project management

+ Working knowledge of materials planning and scheduling

+ Ability to analyze suppliers, identify gaps, and develop improvement strategies

+ Demonstrated ability to manage and complete complex, multiple projects and objectives

+ Strong problem solving (A3, DMAIC) and analytical skills and ability to influence individuals and groups

+ Ability to foster change and promote/implement improvement

+ Excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation and facilitation skills

+ Working knowledge of plastic injection molding

+ Ability to present to Senior Leadership in a clear and concise manner

+ Expertise with various software packages; Minitab, Microsoft (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and Visio

+ Willingness to travel to supplier locations, between 25% and 50%

+ Lean Six Sigma (SS) Green Belt.Black Belt and Lean certifications preferred

+ Certified PMP, preferred

+ **About Medtronic** Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.Physical Job RequirementsThe physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)
It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


Posted: 2019-11-21 Expires: 2019-12-28

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