Founded in 1927 and headquartered in Warsaw, Indiana, USA, Zimmer Biomet is a global leader in musculoskeletal healthcare. We design, manufacture and market orthopaedic reconstructive products; sports medicine, biologics, extremities and trauma products; spine, bone healing, craniomaxillofacial and thoracic products; dental implants; and related surgical products.
We collaborate with healthcare professionals around the globe to advance the pace of innovation. Our products and solutions help treat patients suffering from disorders of, or injuries to, bones, joints or supporting soft tissues. Together with healthcare professionals, we help millions of people live better lives.
For our production site, based in Winterthur (Switzerland), we are looking for a
Strategic Sourcing Lead MDR-Projekt Sourcing Compliance 100% (m/w)
Department Sourcing Compliance: In this multifaceted position (Project one Year or longer) you will be responsible for the management of timelines, supporting the implementation of EU Medical Device Regulation (MDR) to assure compliance with its requirements.
Your main responsibilities
Analysis of current contractual situation for all in scope suppliers and materials
Provide Sourcing and Quality expertise to support Suppliers with MDR activities
Assist in defining Suppliers Compliance to EU MDR specifications
Assist in reviewing supplier testing plans to meet EU MDR requirements
Create documents in preparation for updating or creating procedures by Sourcing and Quality Management to meet corporate MDR requirements
Coach and train suppliers in Zimmer policies and procedures related to EU MDR, including Supplier Communications, Training, and Change Control
Define and support supplier transfers related to EU MDR implementation results
Your qualifications and expieriences
Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality or related technical field
2 to 3 years of manufacturing, quality, and/or project management experience in supplier process development
Experience in dealing with contracts
Experience in working in Medical Device or other highly regulated industry
Ability to evaluate suppliers using multiple sources of information, to identify potential solutions and implement the best solution in a timely manner
Able to make decisions regarding the balance between performance, operational needs, and Corporate EU MDR requirements including financial implications
Strong written/verbal communication skills including presentation skills with ability to discuss sensitive information and tailor the information to different audiences including external suppliers
Fluent in English & German
Up to 0-5%.
If you seize this opportunity, you will able to develop your international experience and be a part of a great and truly global team. Zimmer Biomet offers a wide range of challenging career advancement opportunities and a dynamic work environment. We look forward to receiving your complete application online.
Zimmer Switzerland Manufacturing GmbH Herr Martin Th. Feusi Human Resources Manager, Ops & Logs Switzerland Sulzerallee 8 8404 Winterthur