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Supplier Quality Engineer

Kelly Engineering Resources
Portage, MI 49002
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Kelly Services is seeking an Supplier Quality Engineer for our well-known client in the Medical Device industry in Portage MI. The ideal candidate will have Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree and 3-5 years’ experience of related experience. This is a 6-12-month contract role with a possibility of extension.

Title: Supplier Quality Engineer                       

Location: Kalamazoo MI

Duration: 7 months

Job Description


Working in partnership with the Global Supplier Network, you'll be involved in the ongoing support for the internal business units to address ongoing OEM/CM’s quality issues, development of suppliers and ensuring that our external supply chain is capable of meeting expectations from a quality, service and cost perspective.

You will serve as liaison between OEM/CM’s and Client to drive effective continuous improvement as a result of the supplier base. You will work with internal customers and OEM/CM’s in support of quality issues; provide technical support for activities related to quality system assessment and performance evaluation.


You will collaborate with the strategic sourcing, auditing and development groups to understand the capabilities and competencies of OEM/CM’s to meet our requirements and continually meet and adapt to our product quality and regulatory requirements.


This role will provide coaching and guidance to the OEM/CM team to ensure compliance to technical, regulatory and Client requirements.

Technical understanding of manufacturing prints and tolerancing
Knowledge in statistics
Strong communication skills
Strong problem-solving skills
Strong team player
Good understanding and ability to work with Microsoft Office
Basic understanding of manufacturing processes
Fluent in written & oral English
Willing to travel in support of business needs to different geographical locations
Basic understanding of project management
Demonstrated interpersonal skills
Ownership for OEM/CM quality performance and measurement including KPI’s and participate in supplier performance reviews. Enable reporting of metrics for monthly reviews
Lead quality issues with OEM/CM’s & partner with Internal Customers; Lead effective supplier containment and corrections/corrective actions
Act as point of contact for Internal/ External Customer groups on key compliance issues related to assigned OEM/CM’s.
Participate in External Audits and Internal Audits as needed. Ensure Regulatory compliance in area of responsibility to GMP of all medical device’s regulatory agencies (i.e. FDA, IMB, Notified bodies, etc)
Responsible for accuracy and integrity of OEM/CM supplier data that ensures compliance with documented procedures & processes


Ownership and reporting on all quality issues associated with the assigned OEM/CM’s. Ensure all assigned supplier related material quality issues are effectively communicated to key stakeholders
Participate in the OEM/CM material related processes which include: Material Review Board to ensure Coordination of MRB activities with the business unit to ensure the timely assessment of potential non-conforming products.
Maintain structured communication channels with strategic sourcing, identifying responsibility by OEM/CM.
Liaising with the Manufacturing and Quality groups, in assessing and addressing material quality issues with assigned OEM/CM.
Maintenance of the Approved Supplier List (ASL) in conjunction with the Global Sourcing, Supplier Controls and Audit functions

Deliver continuous improvement activities focusing on OEM/CM quality
Participate as required in SCRB in conjunction with key stakeholders
Support assessment of OEM/CM supplier changes
Participate in supplier audit program – planning, execution and closure
Participate in supplier reviews for assigned OEM/CM’s as required
Participate in cross functional projects both locally & globally as required
Partner with Strategic Sourcing on the developments and approval quality assurance agreements with OEM/CM’s.


Why Kelly?

As a Kelly employee, you’ll have access to premier perks, including:

Kelly-sponsored Affordable Care Act health care coverage available to eligible employees
Group insurance options
Service bonus plan
Holiday pay plan
Weekly electronic pay options
Online training campus that provides more than 3,000 free courses to help improve and develop skills
Outstanding online employee community

Corporate discounts

Transportation Spending Accounts
Offered and coordinated by Leslie & Associates. These plans are not sponsored by Kelly Services.

Why Kelly®?
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About Kelly®

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.#KellyGTS]]


Posted: 2020-06-23 Expires: 2021-05-09

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