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Thermo Fisher Scientific Supplier Quality Engineer in Tewksbury, Massachusetts

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Job Title Supplier Quality Engineer

When part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you will do meaningful work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment, or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you will be supported in achieving your career goals.

How will you make an impact?

As a key player on the Supplier Quality Team you will support the processes for qualifying new suppliers, analyze and improve supplier performance, implement corrective actions or quality plans internally as well as at the supplier to prevent repeat non-conformances using a variety of Quality Tools.

What will you do?

  • Work closely with the Sourcing/Purchasing teams to select, qualify and develop suppliers by performing initial and periodic follow-up assessments/audits and assess suppliers against robust qualification requirements

  • Maintain and report relevant supplier performance metrics to demonstrate the efficiency of the supplier quality process and management of potential risks.

  • Ensure the Supplier Quality function operates according to procedures and provides direction to other departments.

  • Review and approves supplier records: contracts, quality plans, change requests, CAPAs, NCRs, verification and validation protocols and reports.

  • Act as Lead Auditor during supplier audits.

  • Manage FAI (First Article Inspection) Process to ensure compliance to company requirements.

  • Participate in design changes related to supplier provided materials.

  • Drive continuous improvement with procedures, policies and quality assurance methodologies including but not limited to: new material qualification, end of life materials/components, product development process, supplier requests for material changes and sustaining engineering.

  • Support the suppliers to ensure that products and processes align with the relevant requirements.

  • Support Quality Management Team in establishing, implementing, and maintaining the quality management system for ISO 9001:2015.

  • Participate in the New Product Introduction process to assist with validation and test of critical components.

  • Participate in PPI (Practical Process Improvement) and projects to support achievement of business metrics to drive improvement of Quality within Thermo Fisher Scientific but also at our key suppliers.

  • Perform all job duties consistent with the Thermo Fisher Scientific Code of Ethics and the 4-I values

  • Ability to travel up to 25% on an annual basis.

How will you get here?


Bachelor's Degree required

Electrical (Preferred), Mechanical, or Optical Engineering

Experience Required

  • Shown experience in Supplier Quality Management

  • Understanding of ISO/QSRs and the ability to apply the knowledge to the business and ensure compliance of regulations.

  • 2 years of ISO9001:2015 experience

  • Effective problem-solving skills

  • Must be an excellent teammate with strong interpersonal skills.

Experience Preferred

  • ISO auditor training and certification preferred.

  • Lean Six Sigma Green or Black Belt certified a plus.

  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer a plus

This position has not been approved to provide relocation assistance

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 72,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission-enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.