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Thermo Fisher Scientific Product Quality Engineer II in Bothell, Washington

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Position Summary:

Lead and contribute to continual improvement of product quality to meet customer requirements and business objectives. Monitor and analyze product results to prioritize improvement actions and solve problems applying root cause analysis and effective corrective and preventative actions. Support development of high-quality products that exceed our company and customer expectations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Operations to analyze and investigate trends in product complaint data, conduct root cause analysis and implement corrective actions and process improvements. Escalate to and collaborate with R&D as needed.

  • Co-lead or lead investigations of customer complaints and internal product failures.

  • Drive the implementation of effective and appropriate CAPAs.

  • Assist Operations in troubleshooting process issues and facilitate inter-department team workshops in the resolution of process issues and quality problems.

  • Create, maintain and publish daily, weekly and monthly product quality metrics.

  • Create, maintain and publish as needed reports for leadership tracking quality issues, to include root cause and corrective action.

  • Conduct statistical analysis of manufacturing data and create reports for senior management based on product quality metrics.

  • Participate in New Product Development programs to establish quality & compliance requirements, perform risk assessment, and complete required quality program deliverables.

  • Review engineering requirements and create inspection plans for incoming materials.

  • Train team members to quality standards.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in science discipline or related field

  • 3-5 years of experience working in a Quality role

  • Ability to organize, analyze and summarize data

  • High attention to detail

  • Excellent IT skills in MS Office

  • Superior communication and facilitation skills

  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks effectively

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of a cross-functional team

  • Strong working knowledge of quality related tools, such as structured problem solving, FMEA (Failure Mode and Effects Analysis), SPC (Statistical Process Control), DEO (Design of Experiments) and Six Sigma/Lean

  • Perform independently without continual direction and exercise latitude in determining technical objectives and solutions to complex problems

  • Familiarity with reading and evaluating CAD drawings

  • ASQ certification preferred

Physical and Environmental Requirements:

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment up to 8 hours a day with additional overtime as required.

  • Must have the ability to stand and move about including reaching, bending, stooping, grasping.

  • Must have the ability to use hand tools and equipment including forceful gripping, grasping, pushing, pulling and repetitive motion.

  • Must have the ability to frequently lift and manipulate up to 40 pounds unassisted.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.