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Supplier QA Engineer - PCB Manufacturing in Miami, Florida at Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

Date Posted: 1/9/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: BEC013733

About Us

Beckman Coulter develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical testing. Our diagnostic systems, found in hospitals and other critical care settings around the world, produce information used by physicians to diagnose disease, make treatment decisions and monitor patients. Scientists use our life science research instruments to study complex biological problems including causes of disease and potential new therapies or drugs. More than 275,000 Beckman Coulter systems operate in both diagnostics and life sciences laboratories on all seven continents. For 80 years, our products have been making a difference in peoples’ lives by improving the productivity of medical professionals and scientists, supplying critical information for improving patient health and reducing the cost of care.
Beckman Coulter offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits. We think you'll like what you see.
If you believe your education and experience are in line with the position description and qualifications referred to above, and are motivated, energetic, and looking for a new and exciting opportunity, please submit your resume online at the URL below or at
Beckman Coulter 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.


  • Staff Supplier Quality Engineer ensures suppliers deliver quality product on an on-going basis, while developing supplier capability for future needs. This includes supplier selection & approval, material qualification, material control and supplier development activities. The individual will be responsible for assisting in investigations of nonconforming materials to understand the root cause of failure.  The person plans, coordinates, and reports on material projects and supplier performance. The individual must demonstrate sound technical ability and decision making to achieve the desired results. The person will represent QA on development, manufacturing and product improvement projects.
  • Disposition nonconforming material and develop plans to prevent reoccurrence
  • Execution of supplier management plans to improve supplier and product performance
  • Plans and organizes both routine and non-routine tasks such as Supplier Selections, Change Notifications, Audits, Corrective Actions and Supplier Scorecards
  • Develop supplier material control plans and incoming material inspection plans
  • Primary supplier quality representative for root cause and corrective action analysis regarding supplier caused manufacturing issues  
  • Visit suppliers to resolve product performance concerns.
  • Recommend appropriate field actions to product regulatory committee
  • Establish and cultivate relationships with both internally and externally through strong communication methods (written and verbal)s

Job Requirements


  • BS degree in an engineering discipline (EE idea but not required) with minimum 7 years related experience or MS degree in an engineering discipline with a minimum of 5 years related experience.
  • Experience with ISO13485, ISO9001 standards
  • Experience in Statistical Process Control
  • Printed Circuit Board design and manufacturing processes;
  • Functional experience in Supplier Management in a regulated industry, i.e. supplier development, material specification development & monitoring, supplier approval & material qualification, and supplier auditing a plus
  • FDA regulated environment experience recommended.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with ability to manage team by influence
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Customer orientation & results driven
  • Experience with sampling plans, process capability analysis and measurement systems analysis
  • Experience with Word, Excel, Outlook and MS Project

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 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 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.