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H - Business Process Engineering Specialist 1 RECRUITED - 18M001 - 100029
Ref No.: 14-02702
Location: Norwood, Massachusetts
This position involves systematic troubleshooting of complex manufacturing and supplier issues related to consumable products for healthcare diagnostic tests (such as system control products, plastic consumables, packaging, etc). The incumbent will be responsible to participate in root cause analysis efforts, identify process/equipment improvements, and work with external manufacturers.
Position Reports To: Director Manufacturing / Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.


Work with key external suppliers to ensure the robustness of their processes and adherence to FDA and ISO 13485 quality system requirements.
Apply advanced specialized technical knowledge to a broad range of problems.
Participate in and conduct Root Cause Analysis sessions.
Design and conduct experiments to identify process issues related to undesirable product performance, and identify resolutions for those issues.
Apply principals of lean manufacturing and drive continuous improvement activities to meet quality, cost and supply requirements. Conduct/direct needed validation and verification activities to ensure project completion within expected parameters and time frame.
Must be able to verbally communicate clearly and directly with suppliers, colleagues, and upper management. Must also be able to provide well-written, coherent progress updates, as well as validation plans and reports.
Participate in supplier audits

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

Mechanical Engineer or Chemical Engineer degree or equivalent
Proven experience in the following areas:
Manufacturing process integration
Successful troubleshooting, root cause analysis and resolution of manufacturing issues
Excellent business interactions with key suppliers
Experience in medical device industry and in conducting audits (Internal or Supplier) strongly preferred
Very organized and highly self-motivated
Excellent analytical and communication skills
Highly effective and influential in his/her interactions in team-based assignments
Works well with people from other cultures
This position will require significant domestic and international travel.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
Knowledge of medical devices, Lean/Six Sigma certifications a plus

***PAY RATE RANGE $80.00 - $120.00