Supplier Management Engineer in Cincinnati, Ohio at Mammotome

Date Posted: 8/28/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: MAM000718

About Us

At Mammotome, we are committed to providing best-in-class technology to help clinicians accurately diagnose breast cancer. We provide clinicians devices spanning the breast cancer diagnostic care continuum from tissue biopsy to accurate lesion removal, never forgetting that at the heart of each breast cancer diagnosis is the patient. Through our ever-expanding product portfolio we strive every day to improve the patient’s journey and achieve better outcomes. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, the Mammotome brand is sold in over 50 different countries throughout the world. 


This entry level position offers a unique opportunity to develop skills in Medical Device manufacturing. 

The Supplier Management Engineer serves as the liaison between functional departments of Mammotome and suppliers. They also manage technical relationships with suppliers as they pertain to manufacturing of direct materials and contract manufacturing of finished products.  

  • Interfaces with external manufacturers and Mammotome groups to ensure design for manufacturability, quality and cost team goals are met. 
  • Offers technical assistance in manufacturing both Capital Equipment and Disposable Products that are used in medical procedures. 
  • Serves as liaison for the Company’s business activities with suppliers such as manufacturers and key subcontractors. This includes the transfer of technology and procedural documentation and establishment of quality plans and supplier agreements for the manufacture of products

  • Provides technical input for supplier agreements.
  • Assists in providing technical oversight of component and contract manufacturing operations needed to source product that consistently meets all quality, service and cost requirements.
  • Assists in ensuring manufacturing policies, procedures and practices as they relate to component and contract manufacturing comply with legal and other regulatory requirements.
  • Works with Engineering and Operations Departments to provide input and recommendations as appropriate.
  • Offers technical guidance to suppliers and contract manufacturers regarding process validations, process changes and improvements, protocol development and reports and to troubleshoot issues.
  • Works closely with suppliers and contract manufacturers to identify process efficiencies and cost reduction opportunities.
  • Provides team members with reporting of performance metrics and project progress as needed.
  • Works with other team members on the transfer of new products, line extensions and/or new technology from the development stage to commercialization.
  • May assist in maintaining, tracking and trending third party metrics.
  • May provide support to Operations Department throughout supplier selection process.

Job Requirements


  • BS degree in an Engineering discipline required.
  • Knowledge of cGMP production transfer, management, planning, scheduling and MRP systems.
  • Ability to read and communicate technical specifications as identified in design output documentation such as Prints, Materials Specifications, Work Instructions, etc.  
  • Experience with Validation Processes, including IQ, OQ, and PQ.
  • Proficient computer system-based tools including Microsoft Office applications, project planning, presentation, e-mail, web browsers, spreadsheet software and statistical analysis software.  
  • Knowledge of ISO9000 manufacturing requirements and processes preferred.
  • Knowledge of ISO13485 Medical Devices – Quality Management System is preferred.  
  • Basic knowledge of FDA Quality System Regulation requirements and practices preferred.
  • Must be able to travel up to 25% of the time; both domestic and international travel is required.
  • Typical work-related travel assignments range 1-3 days, and as such overnight, out-of-town stays are required.
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Danaher Corporation Overview

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