Supplier Quality Engineering Co-Op

Location: Chelmsford, MA, United States of America

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ZOLL Medical is a growing, innovation-driven company on the forefront of delivering medical devices to save lives, and software solutions to improve efficiency. With customers in more than 140 countries, we continue to expand our reach, as well as our product offerings. Hospitals, emergency medical services (EMS), and others trust us to provide high-quality products and exceptional customer service. ZOLL products are used every day across the globe to save the lives of people who suffer sudden cardiac arrest. From Real CPR Help® technology—an industry first—to the world’s only wearable defibrillator, our capabilities and features set us apart. But none of this would be possible without the motivation and dedication of ZOLL employees, and we’re invested in their success.

NOTE: This position runs from January thru June (potentially thru August); must be enrolled in Degree program, at the start of the Co-op, in order to be considered for the position.

Job Summary:

If you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment with diverse multidisciplinary teams to solve problems and want to learn essential Supplier Quality Engineering procedures within the Medical industry, ZOLL Medical Corporation is seeking a highly motivated and self-managed Co-Op in its Supplier Quality Engineering Department.

Primary Purpose:   Support activities relating to the management of the ZOLL’s Supplier Quality program. Assist the Procurement, Quality Assurance, Manufacturing and Engineering departments with the day-to-day issues relating to supplier certification, validation and quality. Maintain quality systems associated with supplier management. Support material review board (MRB) as supplier quality engineering representative leading efforts to improve quality and compliance of components used in critical life-sustaining equipment.

Essential Functions:

  • Assists Supplier Quality Engineers with reviews of supplier performance data, in evaluation and validation of supplier change requests, generates brokerage component MCOs and supplier validation summaries, along with driving improvements in supplier’s delivered quality for both new product introductions and sustaining products,

  • Demonstrate ability to work with suppliers and other members of ZOLL’s quality department in identifying possible root causes of recurring defects/issues and implementing systemic process improvements.

  • Daily quality support for issues arising in incoming inspection, MRB and on the production lines. Individual will use sound engineering judgement in the disposition of product through the material review board process.

  • Maintains the Supplier History database, Supplier Corrective Action Database, and Supplier audit schedule

  • Other duties as required.

Skills Requirements:

  • Desire and ability to comprehend and comply with standards and regulations such as ISO13485, IS09001, and FDA 21 CFR Part 820.

  • Must be currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree or above in an Engineering discipline

  • Must be a self-managed, hard-working, self-motivated individual.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Proficient in most common PC based applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio, etc.)

We are looking for individuals driven and excited to work with diverse teams with a quality and engineering background to learn and improve supplier quality engineering processes, and who have the skills to be successful contributors to the Supplier Quality Engineering group.

Required/Preferred Education and Experience:

Junior, or Senior for the upcoming year pursuing a degree in Engineering.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity. Essential and marginal job functions are subject to modification.

ZOLL Medical Corporation appreciates and values diversity. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.