Associate Quality Engineer

BD Biosciences

Summary of Position with General Responsibilities:    

The initial focus of this role will consist support compliance and operations through the ownership of the Supplier Quality Program.



The primary focus of the role is to fulfill Quality System requirements with respect to investigating/resolving SCARS/MRRs, implementing corrective actions, and ensuring full compliance throughout areas of assigned responsibility.  In addition, this role will focus on Supplier Quality program administration and oversight.


Summary of Position with General Responsibilities*:

The initial focus of this role will consist support compliance and operations through the ownership of the Supplier Quality Program. 


Essential Job Functions:

Evaluate manufacturing quality issues (MRRs & SCARs)

Evaluate customer complaints as required

Use failure investigation tools to investigate causes of Customer, Manufacturing, and Supplier Quality issues. Interface with other functional groups in resolving those issues.

Lead Quality improvement projects.

Serve as Quality representative on Material Review Board.

Serve as Quality representative for technology transfers, cost improvement projects, component qualifications etc.

Interface with other functional areas as required for writing specifications, preparing protocols and reports, implementing changes, completing process validation requirements, etc.

Develop appropriate test and inspection procedures and sample plans to insure the highest possible quality at a reasonable cost.

Develop and modify test methods and appropriate inspection procedures and protocols.

Review and approve changes to procedures and specifications.

Track and respond to quality trends.

Organize and participate in Supplier Quality Program activities as assigned such as SMCs, audits, audit scheduling, Quality Agreements, & Supplier Assessments

Other duties as required.


Basic Qualifications:

Mechanical aptitude, capable of operating inspection/test equipment.

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

Statistical math skills up to trigonometry (must understand mean, std. deviations).


Education and/or Experience:

Two year degree (or higher) and 2 years Quality experience or four years medical device quality or manufacturing experience.


Minimum Educational Requirements*:

High school education with proficiency in reading, writing, and math skills including algebra.


Physical Demands:

Occasionally requires light physical effort as in periods of prolonged standing, sitting at machines or work tables or bending, stooping or reaching and/or lifting of object from desk to chair weighing 30 lbs, above shoulder weighing 30 lbs, push/pull 64 lbs, chair to floor 50 lbs., carry 50 lbs (2 hands); 25 lbs. one hand.  May require some exposure to chemicals used in manufacturing processes.


Work Environment:

Some minor physical inconvenience or discomfort occasionally present in the work situation (moderate noise, disagreeable odors, etc.). OR occasional exposure to minor injury or other health hazard requiring some precaution.


All applicants should complete the on-line application process. BD is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application process, please call 855-BD-HELPS (855-234-3577) or email

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Mid-level industry position


Glens Falls , United States


United States

Glens Falls


Mid-level industry position