Supplier Development Quality Engineer - Ede

Vacancy information

Publication date:February 04 2021
Employment type: Permanent
Sector: Medical Devices
Function Group: Quality/RA

Functiegroepen: Quality/RA / QA Engineer


For an organisation that helps people with cancer and brain disorders, we are looking for a Supplier Development Quality Engineer. This organisation works with more than 6.000 hospitals around the world. The innovative equipment and software they offer improve, prolong and save lives of many patients.


As a Supplier Development Quality Engineer, you build and maintain relationships with suppliers. This role involves all stages of the product lifecycle, using customer, factory, and supplier feedback to improve supplier quality.

In your daily activities, you work with suppliers. You will plan, conduct and document appropriate activities to assure the continued quality of parts. With this comes also visiting the suppliers once a month (mainly in NL, BE & DE). You will provide quality management support to supplier re-sourcing programs and manage supplied material quality issues raised by the factory and customers. Other tasks within your role are carrying out capability assessments of potential suppliers in response to the organisation’s procurement strategy. Thereby, you will work with the factory and suppliers to ensure problems are effectively resolved and investigations are fully documented. You are responsible for closing identified supplier related NCR’s in a sustainable and timely fashion. Lastly, you also support and contribute to the supplier approvals process and help with the identification of supply chain risks and develop mitigation plans for business continuity.


The ideal candidate has the following background:

  • A Master or Bachelor degree
  • 2+ years experience in a similar position
  • Strong experience in QA in a Medical Device environment and related quality standards such as ISO 13485
  • A strong electro and/or mechanical engineering and manufacturing background is essential
  • Excellent written communication skills in Dutch and English – including report writing
  • Impartial and objective decision maker
  • Demonstrable experience in navigating quickly and effectively around multiple computer systems and databases. MS Office experience mandatory
  • Pro active personality and strong in stakeholder management
  • Analytical skills


The organisation has the following to offer:

  • Chance to work on solutions that save people’s lives
  • International and inspiring work environment
  • A salary set at a mid-point of €60,000 gross per year (exact salary is dependent on your experience and expertise)
  • Education opportunities
  • 27 Holidays + 13 atv days


If you are interested in this job, or in similar ones, please feel free to contact me directly.

Kevin le Noble
Associate | Medical Devices




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