About Us: GE Vingmed Ultrasound AS (GEVU) is a world leader in the development and production of ultrasound systems for medical applications, and is a Center of Excellence in GE Healthcare. The company was founded in 1985 and now has a total of 200 employees, with headquarters in Horten, and offices in Oslo and Trondheim. GE Vingmed Ultrasound continues to have close collaboration with medical and technological research institutions in Norway and abroad, and more than 60 PhD’s have been published in Norway based on equipment produced by GEVU.
Role Summary: This role is responsible for driving exceptional product quality for the patient safety, customer value beyond expectations, regulatory assurance, and optimized Cost of Quality for GEHC. This is a key technical position, affecting part quality for both installed base and NPI parts.
Improve supplier quality performance for assigned suppliers via Quality Plan implementation
Approve supplier selection through robust qualification processes
Assure supplier compliance to GEHC QMS and regulatory requirements through supplier monitoring process
Develop positive relationships and work closely with Global Sourcing Leaders and Modality Sourcing Leaders to manage and implement supplier/engineering changes, New Product Introductions, and transfers
Interface with Suppliers, Engineering, Service, Manufacturing and Sourcing to drive Quality improvements that minimize the Costs of Quality, specifically Failed on Arrival/Install (FOA/FOI) issues, Field Failures, and Factory defects
Assure Corrective and Preventive Action plans are developed and executed at assigned suppliers in compliance with the CAPA process
All other duties as assigned by manager
Bachelors Degree in an engineering or technical discipline (or non-technical degree withsignificant experience in manufacturing, engineering or quality assurance experience, or an Associate’s Degree with major experience in manufacturing, engineering, or quality assurance)
Proficiency with Microsoft Excel spreadsheet development and analysis
Effective problem solving, root-cause analytical skills to lead and influence others to drive change (cross-functionally and globally)
Ability to effectively communicate within all levels of the organization
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