Starkey Hearing Technologies Supplier Quality Engineer - Microelectronics in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Req Id 24962 Supplier Quality Engineer- Microelectronics This position is responsible for the management of suppliers pertaining to microelectronics circuits, flex assemblies, electronic components, and subassemblies to support the product development and the manufacturing processes. The position will provide quality assurance, technical and compliance expertise through the qualification of new suppliers, components and subassemblies, the development and execution of test methods, the risk management and resolution of issues, and the improvements of processes. Responsibilities: Support the supplier onboarding process through the qualification of new suppliers and components Drive quality improvement efforts with suppliers through the Product Improvement Process Perform audits of new and qualified suppliers as required Develop and maintain incoming inspection plans for components and subassemblies Resolve component quality issues through the material review board, corrective actions, and supplier corrective actions Manage the request for change notifications and deviations from suppliers of components and subassemblies Develop, maintain, and provide performance metrics of components and subassemblies to suppliers Support and drive supply chain risk mitigation efforts related to suppliers, components and subassemblies Support and drive cost saving efforts related to components and subassemblies Provide quality and technical support to manufacturing facilities for issues related to components and subassemblies Drive quality improvement efforts with the manufacturing teams through the Product Improvement Process Support manufacturing with failure analysis and corrective action implementation related to components and subassemblies Develop, maintain, and provide performance metrics of components and subassemblies to manufacturing teams Support the investigations of customer complaints related to components and subassemblies Support and drive cost saving efforts related to processes, components and subassemblies Results - Performance Measures (How to Measure Success) Complete deliverables to onboard new suppliers Annually Complete audit reports on time (Resolve PIP items in a timely manner Annually Complete a quality activity summary annually Annually Complete component/subassembly evaluations/qualifications per the project schedule Annually Present supplier grids to customers and suppliers monthly Annually Complete work requests on time (Disposition MRB material on time (Complete CARs per the product quality council Annually Reduce directly/indirectly the total return rates for standard & custom products Annually Realize cost savings through improvements Annually Other Duties (Non-Measurable) Support Starkey Employee Corporate and/or Department Guidelines Support corporate health and safety objectives React to change productively and handle other essential duties as assigned Job Requirements [Knowledge, skills and abilities for performance of essential duties] Minimum education, certification and experience requirements:Education: 4-year Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering Experience: Supplier Quality Engineer - Microelectronics: Minimum of 5 years of experience in quality engineering that includes supplier management, new product introduction, and/or manufacturing of integrated circuits, electronic components, and/or subassemblies Knowledge Supplier Quality Engineer - Microelectronics: Moderate knowledge and application of technical principles (Electrical and mechanical), theories, and concepts Moderate knowledge and understanding of manufacturing processes Knowledge of electrical and mechanical test methods Knowledge of reliability testing and failure analysis desired Moderate understanding of quality systems Moderate understanding of medical device quality systems standards and regulations (ISO 13485, 21 CFR Part 820) Moderate understanding of the audit process in