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Supplier Management Engineer in Cincinnati, Ohio at Mammotome

Date Posted: 4/9/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: MAM000642

About Us

In December 2014, Devicor® Medical Products, Inc. was acquired by Leica Biosystems, part of the Danaher family of companies. Leica Biosystems is the global leader in anatomic pathology solutions and automation, striving to advance cancer diagnostics to improve patients’ lives. The combination of the two companies uniquely positions us to develop integrated patient-to-pathology solutions for the diagnosis of cancer.

Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, the Mammotome brand is sold in over 50 different countries throughout the world. Mammotome remains committed to its heritage of advancing technology for early detection of breast cancer, providing support and education for clinicians worldwide, and offering breast care information for patients.

Devicor Medical Products, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment drug screening and background/criminal check.


The Supplier Management Engineer serves as the liaison between functional departments of Devicor Medical Products, Inc. and manages technical relationships with suppliers as they pertain to contract manufacturing of finished products.


  • Interfaces with external manufacturers and Devicor Medical Product, Inc. 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 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 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 Operations Department throughout supplier selection process.

Job Requirements


  • BS degree in an Engineering discipline required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in Engineering or Manufacturing environment.
  • Thorough knowledge of cGMP production transfer, management, planning, scheduling and MRP systems.
  • Experience with validation and qualification processes. 
  • Medical device experience strongly preferred
  • Experience in the manufacture of medical devices
  • Experience with the development and transfer of the planning and production of finished medical devices through subcontract manufacturers
  • Knowledge of ISO9000 manufacturing requirements and processes
  • Knowledge of FDA Quality System Regulation requirements and practices
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to gain followership and drive results 
  • Excellent facilitation skills.  Ability to hold individuals attention, create excitement and hold all team members responsible for outcomes.
  • Positive attitude and ability to work closely with entire leadership team to drive change, continuous improvement, and engagement throughout the organization
  • The capacity to plan, organize, & complete projects on time. Excellent project management skills and ability to juggle multiple responsibilities and deadlines
  • Action oriented individual who is highly proactive at solving problems and obtaining results.
  • True love of continuous improvement, measuring results and problem solving.  
  • Team player who can work well across a global organization 
  • Willingness to learn the complexities of working in a Diagnostic industry where compliance to regulation is a must. 
  • 30% travel with a mix of domestic and international locations
  • Frequent/Occasional overnight trips
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Physical demands:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, stand, use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, reach with hands and arms; balance, stoop, bend, talk and hear.  
Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision

Work environment:  While performing the duties of this job, most work is in an office environment setting.  Lighting and temperature are adequate.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate. Work environment may include various manufacturing environments such as machine shop, injection molding, clean room, assembly and packaging.

Diversity & Inclusion
At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.
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