Supplier Engineer (Comerio)

BD in Comerio, PR

  • Industry: Engineering - Mechanical Engineer
  • Type: Full Time
  • Compensation: $55,110.00 - 78,550.00 / Year*
position filled

Job Description Summary

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. The company develops innovative technology, services and solutions that help advance both clinical therapy for patients and clinical process for health care providers. BD and its 65,000 employees have a passion and commitment to help improve patient outcomes, improve the safety and efficiency of clinicians care delivery process, enable laboratory scientists to better diagnose disease and advance researchers capabilities to develop the next generation of diagnostics and therapeutics. BD has a presence in virtually every country and partners with organizations around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues. BD helps customers enhance outcomes, lower costs, increase efficiencies, improve safety and expand access to health care. bd.com

Job Description



The Supplier Engineer is responsible to drive effective sustainability and continuous improvement to the supplier base. Work with internal customers and suppliers to support supplier process projects, provide technical support for activities related to supplier performance evaluation. Collaborate with the strategic sourcing, supplier quality groups to understand the capabilities and competencies of suppliers to fulfill product quality and regulatory requirements.

Summary of Position with General Responsibilities:

The Supplier Engineer is responsible to drive effective sustainability and continuous improvement to the supplier base. Work with internal customers and suppliers to support supplier process projects, provide technical support for activities related to supplier performance evaluation. Collaborate with the strategic sourcing, supplier quality groups to understand the capabilities and competencies of suppliers to fulfill product quality and regulatory requirements.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Own Supplier related projects for capacity, improvements, business continuity and CTW projects, ensuring effective use of appropriate problem-solving tools.
  • Provide education and training to suppliers as necessary.
  • Articulate detailed supplier performance results and trends to appropriate levels of management.
  • Performs assessments and supplier changes.
  • Perform detailed process reviews at supplier's manufacturing site.
  • Communicate effectively to suppliers and internal stakeholders.
  • Maintain and track to completion closure of assigned supplier action items (process/equipment related).
  • Collaborate with internal teams and stakeholders to prioritize supplier-initiated change requests.
  • Develop relationships with suppliers and internal cross functional partners.
  • Identify cost reduction opportunities through quality and process improvements at suppliers.
  • Execute pro-active supplier site visits.
  • Transfer lessons learned from the supply base back to R&D for incorporation into next generation designs.
  • Provide problem solving expertise at site and supplier locations in support of critical quality issues.
  • Evaluates new design and processes, and recommends changes as required
  • Must have basic molding process/equipment knowledge to effectively:
    • Audit, monitor and report molds potential issues based on condition and suppliers handling process.
    • Demonstrated ability to start-up, operate and shut down process related equipment.
    • Provide technical leadership and advise to plant engineers as needed.
    • Evaluate suppliers recommendations/solutions on molding issues (process/equipment/tooling).
  • Develops and executes qualification protocols (IQ/OQ/PQ). Ensures all related documentation is in compliance with the Companys Quality Policies
  • Complies with cGMP's, ISO, Safety Health, Quality Standards, Statistical regulations and established policies and/or procedures
  • Assures is trained before performing any task
  • Uses the required clothes, personal and security protective equipment according to the requirements of its operation
  • Complies with Federal, local laws and FDA regulations
  • Executes other duties assigned by the supervisor.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of Engel, JSW, LS, KM, Meiki molding machines
  • Completed technical course for injection molding processing
  • Injection Molding expertise
  • Plastic material knowledge PC, HHPC, PP, ABS, ABS, PC, BMC, PMMA & PBT
  • Blue Print reading including GD &T
  • Have a strong background in applications and software such as Microsoft Project, Word, Excel, Power Point, Solidworks.
  • Problem solving skills including the ability to organize and analyze large quantities of technical data and information to make creative and balanced decisions
  • Project Management skills
  • Self-motivated with the ability to take initiative and work successfully in cross functional teams
  • Ability to give and receive constructive feedback
  • Ability to lead a team-based approach to decision making
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a results-oriented, challenging environment
Education and/or Experience:
  • B. S. in Mechanical Engineering preferred but not required
  • 3-5 years of medical device experience
  • Experience with molds, tooling, molding process, molds validation and/or metrology.

Primary Work Location

USA PR Humacao

Additional Locations

Work Shift


Associated topics: cae, bsme, machine, mechanical engineer, mechanic, mechanism, motor, naval, thermal, vibration

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