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Abbott Sr. Quality Engineer - Supplier Qualification and Control in Zurich, Switzerland

Thoratec Switzerland GmbH is an Affiliate of Abbott Medical and takes care of the development and manufacturing of our mechanical circulatory support devices, that are designed to support a broad range of advanced heart failure patients.

To complete our team in ZÜRICH , we are looking for a

Sr. Quality Engineer - Supplier Quality

Main Responsibilities

  • Work closely with Supplier Management to qualify and approve suppliers on time and per requirements

  • Evaluate, review and approve ongoing investigations and changes in supplier performance and supplier risks

  • Responsible for performing supplier assessment including supplier auditing

  • Manage suppliers in performing investigations and improvement processes

  • Perform general quality engineering tasks, including CAPA tasks and validation reviews

  • Analyze and report trends and statistical data from investigations with suppliers and company management

  • Responsible for providing support and communication with external customers to resolve quality issues and other related product concerns

Your profile

  • Bachelor or Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering or similar education

  • 3 years of experience in a similar position in a highly-regulated environment, preferable in Med-Tech industry

  • Good knowledge of the Med-Tech Industry regulations (ISO / FDA / GMP)

  • In-depth Experience in supplier management and supplier management

  • Experience in process and test method validation (TMV, IQ/OQ/PQ) and in the application of statistical methods

  • Experience in Project Management

  • Experience with CAPA processes

  • Experience in communication with customers and suppliers

  • Very good written and spoken knowledge of German and English (Please do not apply if you dont speak german language fluently as its mandatory at a local manufacturing site)

Do you like the sound of this job and think you’ve got what it takes? Then send us your CV today. We look forward to receiving your application as pdf .

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