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Supplier Quality Engineer in Belfeld, Netherlands at Nobel Biocare

Date Posted: 1/25/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job ID: NOB002874

About Us

Nobel Biocare is a world leader in the field of innovative implant-based dental restorations – from single-tooth to fully edentulous indications. Nobel Biocare offers you a great place to work by giving you the opportunity to grow and be recognized for your effort and achievements.


Our Quality Systems Team is looking for a new colleague to join their team!

Supplier Quality Engineer



Position Objective:

Are you passionate about Quality? As a key member of the Quality Systems team, based at our office in Belfeld, you will further strengthen our Quality department in Belfeld and will help assure the quality of suppliers' products, including production processes, improvements and validation. You will work holistically with quality issues and will have opportunities to influence quality processes. Another task is to secure that initial samples are in accordance with technical specifications together with the responsible Design Engineer, the creation of Inspection for procured products arriving at his site and participate in the implementation of new purchased articles from early phases to make sure that these can be verified effectively and GMP conform. The role offers great and solid career prospects.  

In this position you will:

•        Product and process release including documentation from supplied parts by external suppliers.

•        Planning and preparation of IS (Initial Sample) from external suppliers.

•        Performing quality inspection of new parts (IS) including archiving of physical Initial sample parts.

•        Initiation, handling, evaluation and follow up on supplier complaints.

•        Initiation and coordination of corrective and preventive actions towards suppliers.

•        KPI reporting of supplier Quality performance data.

•        Review and evaluation of customer complaints including follow up (8D reports) of  corrective and   preventive actions towards suppliers.

Job Requirements


To be successful in the role we need you to have:

•        Background Technical HBO/MBO Education in mechanical engineering.

•        Knowledge of change processes

•        Knowledge of ISO 9001 (and ISO 13485)

•        Ability to read, understand and interprete technical drawings and specifications.

•        Knowledge of quality tools like 8D. FMEA, Control Plans, MSA Gage R&R and Capability Studies

•        Knowledge of (geometrical) measurement techniques

Critical Skills/technical know-how:

•        Fluency in both Dutch and English is mandatory.

•        Good communication skills.

•        Excellent computer literacy in Microsoft Office and SPC.

•        Knowledge of Supplier Management and Quality Module within SAP / R3 would be a plus.

Critical Experience:

•        Skilled in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel).

•        Experience with measuring technicques and measuring devices.

•       Technical background and the ability of interpreting and reading technical drawings is fundamental.

•        Experience in a similar position is a strong advantage





•            Collaboration

•            Tenacious

•            Ability keep overview

•            Planning and Organizing

•            Quality Orientation

•            Able to deal with fast paced environment




Interested? Join the Nobel Biocare Team!

If you would like to explore this exciting opportunity further and find out more about the role we have to offer, please do not hesitate to contact us!


Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher's Dental Platform is a $3B global business focused on all aspects of dental care.  With the intention to spin-off the Dental Platform to become its own public company in the second half of 2019, “Dental Co” will become one of the largest and most innovative dental companies in the world.  We are changing the face of dentistry with our differentiated portfolio of products designed to serve every dental professional’s need. It is our mission to make our dentist's work simpler and better connected so more patients are cared for in a shorter time. Our dental brands include traditional consumables and equipment (KaVo Kerr) and specialty products (Ormco and Nobel Biocare).