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This Senior Manager will manage through subordinates the coordination of the activities within the Advanced Surgery Global Business Unit. This role Is responsible for results in terms of product quality and conformance to regulations and Baxter quality policies.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Manages the activities of several sections or departments in the Quality organization with responsibility for results in terms of product quality.
Implements the quality systems procedures in several sections or departments and manages compliance.
Understands and assures conformance to regulations applicable to several sections or departments. Interfaces with regulators during inspections.
May participate in or manage quality assessments of internal operations and suppliers to analyze compliance and assess risk.
Interacts frequently with internal subordinate supervisors, functional peer and senior group managers
Manages interactions with regulators and customers to represent the company products and processes.
Identifies and manages continuous improvement projects with the objective of achieving quality, reliability and cost improvements.
Develops budget for several sections or departments and ensures adherence to the budget.
Manages coaching, training and development of subordinates.
Thorough knowledge of applicable procedures, specifications, regulations and standards.
Ability to manage/supervise a large team of employees.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Strong communication and leadership skills.
Strong interpersonal/communication/influencing/negotiation skills
Strong project management skills.
Education and/or Experience
BS in science or engineering; advanced degree helpful.
Master’s degree in Engineering (i.e. Biomedical, Mechanical, Biomechanics, etc) preferred.
7 years in Quality, Manufacturing, Engineering or related field.
4+ years of management/supervisory experience.
Quality experience in developing medical device products (e.g. implantable, active devices, biologics)
Quality experience in supporting sustaining products (e.g. Product Quality Data Review, complaint trending, Event Based Risk Reviews, FDA/MOH responses)
Prior experience owning and leading NCRs, CAPAs, Field Action documentation, and audit front/back-room support.
Six Sigma and/or ASQ certified
- All prospective employees for this job will be required to verify that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by October 31, 2021, subject to reasonable accommodations for individuals with medical conditions or religious beliefs that prevent vaccination, and in accordance with applicable law*
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