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Senior Supplier Quality Manager Job

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Date: Jun 27, 2021

Location: Penang, 14, MY

Company: Boston Scientific

Location: Penang, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur (MY-14), Malaysia (MY)
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Hiring Manager: David P Joppru
Jason Tan

Purpose Statement

Leads a team of supplier quality engineers to onboard and maintain material and service suppliers, investigate supplier-related material and service nonconformances, proactively engage with suppliers to reduce risks and drive continuous improvement. Operates with a global perspective across BSC sites, business units and functions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Keeps the organization's vision and values at the forefront of decision making and action.
  • Leads team through setting a clear strategy and fosters a global culture to further BSCs wolrd class sourcing vision
  • Coaches sound, systematic problem-solving methodologies in identifying, prioritizing, communicating, and resolving quality issues.
  • Leads teams and projects to successful conclusions while achieving strategic milestones.
  • Identifies and initiates cross-department, cross-business unit, and/or cross-site projects. 
  • Maintains and enhances cross-functional team relationships within the divisions, plants, distribution centers, across the entire BSC network.     
  • Monitors, evaluates, and provides summary reports on project progress and results.
  • Provide project direction, coaching, and mentoring for engineering and technical team personnel.
  • Builds strategic and trusting relationships through collaborations and teamwork.
  • Develops future leaders through partnerships and mentoring.
  • Influences Sr. Management on potential improvements or enhancement to quality systems and processes for the company.
  • Monitors compliance with company policies and procedures (e.g. compliance with FDA, ISO, MDR regulations etc).
  • Contributes to the development and monitoring of area budgets through regular analysis of cost and spending.
  • Fosters a diverse workplace that enables all participants to contribute to their full potential in pursuit of organizational objectives.
  • Responsible for appropriate oversight, risk evaluation, and action to mitigate impact to Boston Scientific


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Science, or Engineering plus > 10 years of related work experience in the medical device regulated industry
  • Experience within material controls/supplier quality
  • Project management experience
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Solid computer skills required including Excel, Word, Project and PowerPoint
  • Potential travel up to 10%


Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA, or Master of Science
  • Strong understanding of Materials and processes
  • Working knowledge of US and International regulations and standards applicable to BSC including 21CFR820, ISO 13485:2016,
  • Technical experience within the areas of Material Controls and Quality Management Systems
  • Experience working with cross functions such as Quality Systems, Operations, Manufacturing Engineering, Sourcing, Regulatory, Research and Development and Design Assurance.
  • ASQ Certified CMQ/OE, CQE, CQA are a plus



Requisition ID: 480000


As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.

So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!


At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Boston Scientific maintains a drug-free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.


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