Quality Analyst, Supplier- Collegeville, Pennsylvania in Collegeville, PA at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 8/8/2020

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Quality Analyst, Supplier- Collegeville, Pennsylvania - 

Look for more than answers. Patients and Physicians rely on our
diagnostic testing, information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact and a clear dedication to service. It’s about providing clarity and hope. 

You will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. You’ll have a role where you
can act with professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve. 

At Quest, we are on a continuous journey of discovery and
development. It’s this attitude that has made us an industry leader and the #1 Diagnostic Lab in the US. For those joining us, we offer exciting and fast moving career opportunities where you can affect change at a rate unheard of in many organizations of our size and scope. While we invest in and develop technology to drive our innovations, our ongoing success relies on our people. 


-Update and maintain specific systems, databases and files used by Procurement in the management of supplier quality and risk. System administrator of specific systems as required.

-Triage incoming supplier quality problems, insuring that urgent problems are handled, tracked and passed off to appropriate SME’s quickly and are communicated to company and supplier representative as appropriate.

-Manage the administrative elements of the SCAR and Cost Recovery activities and data, insuring proper logging and documentation and providing reports and charts.

-Support the supplier quality engineers in various tasks, in increasing level of responsibility as experience and knowledge in the function develops.

-Coordinate activities to manage recalls and product call backs and quarantining of materials

-Provide data and metrics for the department, downloading data from system and managing small to medium sized databases in MS Excel, Access, and Power BI

-Support aspects of quality management systems audits, including leading the supplier self- assessment program

-Support the supplier quality department’s need for development of flow charts and written process descriptions. Keep the department‘s SOP and work instructions up to date, supporting the process owners.

-Train other procurement areas in these processes and maintains training materials for the function


-Undergraduate degree or experience equivalent

-Strong data management and analytical skills; ability and desire to learn new software as needed

-Detail and quality process improvement orientation and skills

-Interest in Corporate Procurement

-Professional presentation

-Team player with strong interpersonal skills

-Strong skills in MS Excel, PowerPoint, Visio

-Strong writing skills

-Ability to influence suppliers, colleagues, and levels up

Positive Consideration given to candidates with experience:

-Medical technician/lab operations background
-Pilgrim Smart Solve Administration
-MS Access and Power BI skills
-QMS background, including working knowledge of statistics
-Quality auditing
-Manufacturing and quality management experience

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