Ortho Clinical Diagnostics

Sr. Supplier Engineer

Job Locations MX-Tijuana
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/2/2018 4:27 AM)
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The Company

Ortho Clinical Diagnostics (Ortho) is a global leader of in vitro diagnostics.  Ortho serves two primary industries in the medical field: clinical laboratories, by producing platforms and assays that test for a variety of diseases, conditions, and substances; and immunohematology, by providing the means to ensure blood transfusion recipients receive appropriate and compatible blood.


With a history of more than 75 years, Ortho is a pioneer in life-impacting advances in diagnostics. Worldwide across hospitals, hospital networks, blood banks and labs, Ortho’s high-quality products and services enable health care professionals to make better-informed treatment decisions. Headquartered in Raritan, NJ, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics has approximately 4,300 employees serving customers in more than 120 countries.


Ortho is recruiting and retaining the best and brightest around the world. People, who are performance driven, want to make a difference and who help Ortho grow their leadership position in a changing marketplace. The power to reimagine starts with empowered people, who are empowered to grow and given the chance to succeed in ways they hadn’t thought possible before.


Ortho’s purpose is simple: to improve and save lives with diagnostics. They do that by reimagining what’s possible. It’s what defines them. It’s the Ortho difference.


Ortho is an independent company, sponsored by The Carlyle Group, one of the world’s largest and most successful investment firms. The company's executive leadership team has extensive diagnostic experience and a strong heritage of driving market change and innovation. Ortho is a strong brand with solid positions in attractive, growing segments and regions.

The Career Potential

Ortho Clinical Diagnostics is committed to improving and saving lives with diagnostics. To do this we hire people who share this dream and are ready for new adventures. As a valued team member, you will carve your own career path and be part of building this company stronger and better than ever before. There is no limit to the experiences, opportunities and new directions you will have access to here at Ortho Clinical Diagnostics. More importantly, you will be driving the surge of a whole new direction in important medicine. That’s something we can all take pride in as we take this journey together.


Ortho is known in the industry as a leader in customer service and support.  Deeply understanding and exceeding the needs of our clinical lab, hospital and blood bank customers is what we do.  It’s who we are.  If you join Ortho, no matter what your role, you will be expected to keep that Customer Excellence focus in your work.

The Opportunity

As the company continues to grow, we are seeking a sr. Supply Engineer. Ortho Clinical Diagnostics has partnered with Nypro Healthcare in the manufacture of all clinical chemistry equipment platforms.  This is position is necessary for the continued development of the business relationship, while driving continued knowledge transfer about the clinical chemistry products offered to Ortho customers.  This position will be responsible to provide technical and business direction to Nypro operations in order to sustain and improve cost, quality, delivery and compliance performance objectives.  In the future, all new product introductions will be manufactured at Nypro Baja, and this position will play an important role in the transfer of those products from Ortho R&D into Baja operations.

The Responsibilities

  • Direct and participate in improvement activities within Nypro Baja Manufacturing
  • Drive supplier process, quality and compliance improvements to meet Nypro year over year objectives in those areas
  • Manage supplier requested changes from definition through implementation with adherence to Ortho quality System.
  • Coordinate Ortho issued Nypro supplier non-conformances from investigation to closure
  • Apply six-sigma tools to drive continuous improvements in process, cost and delivery
  • Drive understanding of, and compliance to, Installation, Operational and Performance Qualifications for all applicable changes
  • Lead improvement teams to improve supplier performance in total quality and total cost
  • Maintain supplier metrics and communicate supplier performance
  • Perform other work related duties as assigned

The Individual

  • BS in Engineering discispline is required.  MS in engineering discipline or MBA is preferred
  • 10 years of manufacturing experience is required.  Experience with process creation and continuous improvement is required.  Ability to speak fluent Spanish is preferred



Equal Opportunity

At Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, we are proud of the empowering, inclusive and innovative culture we are growing. Our team is passionate about our work, and brings deep knowledge, industry experience and diverse thinking that drive results, making Ortho a place to grow your career. 


Ortho Clinical Diagnostics is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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