OSI Systems, Inc

  • Supplier Quality Engineer

    Location US-MA-Billerica
    Posted Date 3 months ago(10/23/2018 3:05 PM)
    Requisition #
  • Overview

    Rapiscan | AS&E is an industry leader in detection technology, providing cargo and vehicle inspection systems and services for ports, borders, military, high-threat facilities, and checkpoints to help customers combat terrorism, drug smuggling, illegal immigration, and trade fraud.  We offer a broad array of scanning system configurations that leverage low-, medium-, and high-energy X-ray technology—or multiple X-ray technologies—to address each customer’s unique security application requirements. Our commitment to excellence in imaging performance, innovative design, and uncompromising quality ensures our solutions consistently deliver best-in-class imaging, high reliability, and operator satisfaction, to help customers find threats and contraband with ease and confidence.


    In this position the qualified applicant will work with supply chain management, manufacturing and engineering to facilitate and manage successful supplier partnerships. You will maintain thorough communication and cross-functional activities to achieve exceptional levels of supplier performance and manage nonconformance and corrective action activities to ensure successful resolution of problems. You will also maintain supplier performance metrics and measurements, facilitate product and process improvements, cycle time and cost reductions, and manage compliance to quality requirements. You will also provide engineering and technical assistance to suppliers as required.


    American Science and Engineering, an OSI Systems Company is seeking a Supplier Quality Engineer in its Billerica, MA Facility.



    • Perform new supplier qualifications and periodic process audits – preparing detailed reports listing areas of risk, observation and areas for improvement.
    • Act as the technical liaison between AS&E and suppliers to ensure requirements are understood and complied with.
    • Provide technical support to incoming inspection personnel and maintaining incoming inspection plans.
    • Acquire first article/piece data of all new/revised design parts to assure the producer is capable of meeting the specifications.
    • Develop first article approval plans as required to support incoming new/revised design parts.
    • Work with suppliers to ensure accurate root cause analysis and effective corrective actions.
    • Actively participate in product development activities and product design reviews and ensure quality and reliability requirements are embedded in the design.
    • Work with supporting departments to ensure nonconforming conditions are quickly acted upon, appropriate dispositions are established and disruptions to the production line are minimized
    • Maintain data collection activities and run reports on a periodic basis to summarize data and to initiate and recommend continual improvement activities.
    • As necessary, train internal and external personal on AS&E standards, requirements and continuous improvement tools.
    • Uphold the company’s core values of Integrity, Innovation, Accountability, and Teamwork.
    • Demonstrate behavior consistent with the Company’s Code of Ethics and Conduct.
    • It is the responsibility of every employee to report to their manager or a member of senior management any quality problems or defects in order for corrective action to be implemented and to avoid recurrence of the problem.
    • Duties may be modified or assigned at any time to meet the needs of the business.


    • BS Degree; Engineering / Technical degree a plus; or equivalent business experience. 
    • 7 years minimum work experience in a quality and/or manufacturing role with complex capital equipment.
    • Strong analytical and technical skills are necessary to interpret specifications and drawings and perform problem solving and data analysis leading to improvement initiatives.
    • Working knowledge of ISO9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015.
    • Very strong quality improvement background, applying statistical tools, process FMEAs and root cause problem solving.
    • Strong computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft applications and general database.
    • Experience leading Process Improvement Teams and managing major projects.
    • ASQ certifications of CQE and CQA are a plus.


    This position includes an education verification as part of our background check. 



    Equal Opportunity Employer


    EEO is the Law


    Poster Link: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf



    OSI Systems, Inc. has three operating divisions: (a) Security, providing security and inspection systems, turnkey security screening solutions and related services; (b) Healthcare, providing patient monitoring, diagnostic cardiology and anesthesia systems; and (c) Optoelectronics and Manufacturing, providing specialized electronic components and electronic manufacturing services for original equipment manufacturers with applications in the defense, aerospace, medical and industrial markets, among others.






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