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General Electric Supplier Quality Lead Engineer in Uppsala, Sweden

Job Description Summary

In this role you will be responsible for the evaluation and qualification of suppliers for our MICT site in Uppsala. This involves selection, development and monitoring of new and existing suppliers for both installed-base products and new product introductions, as well as auditing of suppliers and their manufacturing processes. The majority of suppliers are based in Sweden and European countries and there is a local Sourcing team to interact with. The role reports to the Senior Sourcing Staff Manager and offers the possibility to work in a hybrid office/remote work set-up.

Job Description

GE Healthcare is a leading global medical technology and digital solutions innovator with over 100 years of healthcare industry experience and around 50,000 employees globally. We enable clinicians to make faster, more informed decisions through intelligent devices, data analytics, applications and services, supported by our Edison intelligence platform. We operate at the center of an ecosystem working toward precision health - digitizing healthcare, helping drive productivity and improving outcomes for patients, providers, health systems and researchers around the world.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Assess and evaluate supplier capabilities and capacity to enable an effective supplier selection process;

  • Improve supplier quality performance for assigned suppliers and parts via implementation of a robust Quality Planning process;

  • Develop positive relationships and work closely with Category Sourcing and Program Sourcing Leaders to manage and implement supplier/engineering changes and releases, as well as supplier transfers;

  • Interface with Suppliers, Engineering, Service, Manufacturing and Sourcing to drive quality improvements that minimize the Costs of Quality, specifically related to Field failures and Factory defects;

  • Lead Root Cause Investigations, and Corrective and Preventive Action (CAPA) activities at assigned suppliers using the methodologies of, and in compliance with, the CAPA process;

  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with internal and external interfaces (engineering, service, manufacturing, sourcing, supplier quality, suppliers): to influence product design specifications, and to ensure that customer requirements are understood and achieved;

  • Travel to supplier sites, as required;

  • Hybrid (part time on-site/part time remote) work arrangement.

Requirements/Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering or technical discipline OR a Bachelor's non-technical degree with relevant experience in manufacturing, engineering or quality assurance, OR an Associate's Degree with significant manufacturing, engineering, or quality assurance experience;

  • Some experience in manufacturing, design, or quality assurance;

  • Some experience in problem solving/root-cause analytical skills to lead and influence others to drive change;

  • Fluent communicator in English and Swedish (both written and verbal), with ability to communicate at all levels of the organization.

Desired Characteristics

  • Some experience in lean manufacturing processes;

  • Some experience in a quality role with understanding of QMS implementation and Continuous improvement methodologies;

  • Familiarity with various engineering areas of technology, such as, but not limited to: Electronics, Composites, Cable & Harness, Fabrication, Machining, High Level Assemblies, or OEM (Process & Design capability).

Our total rewards are designed to unlock your ambition by giving you the boost and flexibility you need to turn your ideas into world-changing realities. Our salary and benefits are everything you’d expect from an organization with global strength and scale, and you’ll be surrounded by career opportunities in a culture that fosters care, collaboration and support.

We expect all employees to live and breathe our behaviors: to act with humility and build trust; lead with transparency; deliver with focus, and drive ownership – always with unyielding integrity.

GE Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer where inclusion matters. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. We expect all employees to live and breathe our behaviors: to act with humility and build trust; lead with transparency; deliver with focus, and drive ownership – always with unyielding integrity.

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Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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