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Philips Supplier Quality Assurance Specialist (Varginha/MG) in Varginha, Brazil


Your Responsibilities

  • Develop purchasing control processes, procedures & systems in compliance with applicable regulations;

  • Set/update purchasing control requirements to suppliers, classification of suppliers, and risk categorization;

  • Ensure integration and validation of purchasing procedures with supporting IT and data applications for effective operationalization;

  • Own supplier qualification, audit, and assessment. This includes supporting and defending Philips in external and internal inspections/audits, and supporting the closure of regulatory compliance gaps at suppliers and suppler non-conformances;

  • Participate in supplier selection process; maintain the Approved Supplier List (ASL) and documented evidence of evaluation records;

  • Actively monitors and reports on supplier quality metrics, quality agreements with critical suppliers, and quality of supplier records and drives supplier quality management review with relevant stakeholders;

  • Actively participates in supplier quality related communication and feedback;

  • Drives compliance with applicable Quality Management Systems; engaging in Corrective Actions as needed;

  • Supplier Quality Subject Matter Expert for approved Quality Agreement templates managed in Ariba Cloud. Your team As a result of Philips renewed commitment to Quality, it has recently restructured its organization to ensure you and your department have clear interfaces with Philips Business Group and Market leadership, and can harness the expertise of five Centers of Excellence (COEs). These 5 COEs specialize in the following capabilities: Regulatory & Clinical Affairs, Supplier Quality, Quality Management System, Quality Assurance & Engineering, and Compliance & Audit. As part of this new structure, you are empowered to use your voice and expertise to have a positive impact on your team, our business, and health technologies that will improve the health, well-being and care for people around world. We are looking for

  • Working Knowledge of medical device regulations, e.g., ISO 13485, FDA cGMP, MDD, other global equivalent;

  • Experience in quality, internal audit or purchasing controls related work experience in a regulated industry;

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in an Engineering, Business, or Supply Chain discipline with large related experience;

  • Proven track record and Excellent in root cause analysis, corrective and preventive action methods;

  • Expertise/experience in problem solving with quality tools such as: 6-sigma / 8-D / CAPA / FMEA/ 5WHY etc;

  • Experience with Quality Management Systems (QMS);

  • Auditing skillsets, up to and including certified SQ lead auditor training;

  • English advanced or fluent (writing & speaking) is MANDATORY .

Philips is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.