For over 50 years, Waters Corporation has developed innovative analytical science solutions to support customer discoveries, operations, performance, and regulatory compliance. Specifically, the company designs, manufactures, sells, and services high performance liquid chromatography, ultra performance liquid chromatography, and mass spectrometry technology systems and support products primarily in the United States, Europe, Japan, and Asia. Our innovations enable significant advancements within the pharmaceutical, life science, biochemical, industrial, food safety, environmental, academic and government industries. Waters is a publicly traded corporation (NYSE:WAT) with more than 6,500 employees and is represented in over 100 countries around the world.
Waters Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
Summary of Position:
The Sr. Supplier Quality Manager, who works under the direction and supervision of the Sr. Director Global Quality, leads the planning and execution of projects and activities for the facility to improve product and process quality within the supply chain. This position is responsible for leading a team of supplier quality engineers focused on improving overall supplier performance. It will also support new product introduction activities to optimize the supply chain for new product launches. They will analyze quality data, such as complaints, process non-conformances, process capability to identify and correct quality issues directly related to suppliers. The Sr. Supplier Quality Manager will also be a key resource in identifying and implementing best practices for process improvements, problem solving, and driving customer satisfaction.
This individual is responsible for managing and directing a team of supplier quality engineers. They will be responsible for leading:
This role will also define the direction and vision for supplier management across Waters Corporation with a global mindset. They will work to align and improve communication across the various global supplier quality teams. The support to global operations will include providing daily guidance on Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs), driving quick resolution of vendor issues, and effective risk management. This position is hands-on in a fast-paced environment which interacts with multiple functions (R&D, Engineering, Test Engineering, Reliability Engineering, Regulatory, Manufacturing, and Purchasing) and sites (sister manufacturing sites and contract manufacturers) to resolve supplier quality issues.