Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer

Job Description

Do you want to join us in helping to fight the world’s most threatening diseases and enabling access to care for more people around the world? At Siemens Healthineers, we pioneer breakthroughs in healthcare.  For everyone. Everywhere.


We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment with opportunities to go beyond your comfort zone in order to grow personally and professionally. Sound interesting? Then come and join our global team as Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer.

Our global team: We are a team of 66,000 highly dedicated employees across more than 70 countries passionately pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in healthcare to help improve people’s lives around the world. As a leader in the industry, we aspire to create better outcomes and experiences for patients no matter where they live or what health issues they are facing. Our portfolio, spanning from in-vitro and in-vivo diagnostics to image-guided therapy and innovative cancer care, is crucial for clinical decision-making and treatment pathways.


Our culture: We are part of an incredible community of scientists, clinicians, developers, researchers, professionals, and skilled specialists pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, to improve people’s lives around the world.  We embrace a culture of inclusivity in which the power and potential of every individual can be unleashed. We spark ideas that lead to positive impact and continued success. Check our Careers Site at

This is a role well suited to an ambitious professional, looking for the next step in their career. As a   Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer, you will be responsible for:

The Supplier Engineer – EMS position reports directly to the Manager of Supplier Assurance within Supply Chain Procurement and will provide expertise in PBCA manufacturing to Siemens Healthineers Engineering and Supply Chain Management of outsourced suppliers.

This position may suit you best if you are familiar with what is below, and would like to do develop your career with Healthineers

This position is a technical position that provides support through early engagement on new product introductions, improving reliability, and enhancing product quality. This position will require an overall understanding of product lifecycles and project management skills.

Principle Accountabilities:

• Engage Engineering early in product lifecycle for PCBA manufacturability

• Participate in manufacturing quality audits

• Provide Siemens products the production-oriented support to enable Contract Manufacturers to provide the highest quality PCBA’s to Siemens

• Provide technical expertise for hardware project teams, process technology and development of process controls to contribute to product quality improvements

• Engage engineering to implement reliability improvements

• Troubleshooting PCBA manufacturing problems (with or without the supplier) and perform root cause analysis and implement permanent corrective actions

• Recommend innovative solutions to improve product design, yields, and process flow.

• Know and follow Siemens policies and procedures, share information that would benefit other members of the team and find ways to improve the delivery of service to our customers.

Decision Making: The Supplier Engineer - EMS is required to exercise discretion and creativity in determining the best way to implement strategic projects that optimize processes. The Supplier Engineer – EMS is expected to drive performance of the supplier and their processes to meet project goals. This position is expected to take general directions, and from those directions make decisions as to his/her approach to completing assigned projects. This person is expected to determine how to operate and conduct assigned tasks within the established standards, procedures and cost constraints.

Interactions: The Supplier Engineer - EMS interacts with contract manufacturers, Sustaining Engineering, SCM Procurement, Quality and Regulatory, Finance, and Design Engineering.

Required skills to have for the success of this role:

• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related discipline

• Process experience in PCBA (Printed Circuit Board Assembly) and related system assembly

• Problem solving skills, ability to conduct a thorough failure analysis.  Able to understand root cause analysis tools and processes

• Familiar with PPAP process

• Engineering experience providing technical support in a manufacturing plant.

• Experience in providing technical input to design on manufacturability of products.

• Ability to assess processes and interpret data

Preferred Qualifications and experience:

• Allegro, Dx designer, EDM library experience

• Project management experience

• Good planning and prioritizing skills

• Exceptional communication skills

• Understanding of product configuration and supporting Bill of Materials (BOM) structures

• Knowledge of IPC Standards and various ISO standards

• Ability to take direction and “drive” initiatives with minimal need for oversight

• Previous work experience as a member of a team, or a strong understanding of the importance of open communication and information sharing between team members

Siemens Healthineers has recently announced the next steps in our continued commitment to prioritize colleague health, comply with customer/business partner requirements, and help preserve our business continuity.  Going forward, please be aware that Siemens Healthineers requires full COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires by their start date, except where prohibited by state law.  Accommodations may be requested for certain medical or religious reasons.  If you choose to submit an accommodation request it should be submitted within 3 business days of receiving a verbal offer.  Details on how to submit approval will be provided by your recruiter.  An accommodation approval must be confirmed prior to your start date.  A start date cannot be confirmed until the accommodation has been reviewed.  An accommodation is based on your role.  If you are a currently a Siemens Healthineers employee with an existing approved accommodation, it will need to be re-evaluated prior to starting a new role.

At Siemens Healthineers, we value those who dedicate their energy and passion to a greater cause. Our people make us unique as an employer in the med-tech industry. What unites and motivates our global team is the inspiration of our common purpose:  To innovate for healthcare, building on our remarkable legacy of pioneering ideas that translate into even better healthcare products and services. We recognize that taking ownership of our work allows both us and the company to grow. We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment and the space to move beyond your comfort zone to grow both personally and professionally.

If you want to join us in transforming the way healthcare is delivered, visit our career site at

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As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities. (use your country EEO required language where applicable)

Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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