Job Description

Supplier Quality Engineer
Contract 3 Months
Mon-Fri 40 hours/week
Danvers, MA


About the Job

We are a customer-centric medical device company which develops products that provide unique value, both clinically and economically. We design, develop, manufacture, and market a broad range of minimally invasive surgical instruments that enhance performance, minimize risk and improve patient outcomes worldwide. We are seeking a passionate and detail oriented Supplier Quality Engineer to work with suppliers and the purchasing department to address quality issues with primarily mechanical raw materials and components.

Compensation, Benefits, and Culture – What’s in it for you?

  • Good compensation aligned with current market rates. Get paid weekly.
  • Opportunity work as part of an outstanding medical device company that makes best-in-class surgical tools
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance, Dental insurance, 401k, accrued Paid Time Off, etc.
  • Enthusiastic, bright, and talented individuals collaborating on ideas

Duties include:

  • Work with suppliers and the purchasing department to address quality issues with raw materials and components
  • Maintain supplier approvals and certifications
  • Review supplier quality agreements
  • Make use of statistical techniques, risk analysis, Gage R&R, Cpk, ANOVA and DOE
  • Solve problems using Cause & Effect diagrams, Failure Mode Effect Analysis, Root-Cause, 5-Why, 8D
  • Maintain Quality Records
  • Perform Corrective Actions and Non-Conformance assessments
  • Perform supplier audits as well as internal audits
  • Support Incoming Inspection
  • Review Work Instructions, Quality Plans, FMEAs, specifications, drawings, quality systems and analysis trends

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial, Mechanical or Biomedical engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Very good written and verbal communication skills.
  • At least 5 years of experience working with suppliers; preferably in the medical device or other regulated industry.
  • Experience with supplier audits and supplier management.
  • Experience with quality management systems standards (ISO13845, ISO9001, AS9100)
  • Accuracy, thoroughness, attention to detail, legibility in completing records is essential.
  • Lean and Six Sigma knowledge a plus.

These skills are a plus: 

  • CQA or certified biomedical auditor certification helpful but not required.
  • Lean and Six Sigma knowledge a plus.


It is the policy of GCR to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. GCR is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population.

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