BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Manager, Quality Engineering in Columbus, Nebraska

Job Description SummaryReporting to the Manager or Senior Manager, Associate Manager provides direct management of technical staff. The role contributes to setting the tactics required to achieve departmental and plant/business objectives. Through outstanding communication; effective problem solving and active management of ambiguous situations; Associate Manager ensures product safety, product quality and compliance with all relevant global regulations and customer expectations. Success is measured in terms of the frequency and scale of product quality and organizational issues. Through stakeholder engagement; and people development; the Associate Manager produces durable and industry leading results supporting key business drivers. Regular, punctual attendance is an essential job function. Ability to speak, read and write English

Job Description

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Engages with the local business and associates toward the effective promotion of organizational goals.

  • Proactively identify and work through obstacles that may hinder associates from focusing on and delivering their individual impact goals.

  • Ensure the plant/functional quality organization is staffed, organized and resourced to fulfill its obligations and to comply with applicable regulations and procedures.

  • Mentor and develop department personnel, including dedicated succession planning and contingency management.

  • Function as the technical leader within the competencies managed by the department(s).

  • Continuously evaluate departmental progress toward tactical goals and objectives adapting them to meet customer and business needs.

  • Pursue and actively manage key stakeholder relationships that support the broader strategy that are impacted by the departmental goals.

  • Development and implementation of best quality practices.

  • Manage customer impacting issues; prioritizing quality and compliance minded solutions that uphold the company and its standards.

  • Maintain positive and cooperative communication and collaboration with all levels of employees.

  • Pursue and maintain a functional knowledge of global regulation affecting the local business.

  • Contributes to the attainment of budget goals by managing department spends, may manage a formal budget.

POSITION SPECIFIC OVERVIEW

  • Participate on the worldwide extended QE&TT team for Pharmaceutical Systems and interface with worldwide functions as main contact for site Quality engineering.

  • Manage the team of Project Quality Engineers and Site Validation Leader.

  • Ensure compliance of the production documentation and practices to specifications and control plans.

  • Provides technical input for projects using the application of FMEA’s, risk mitigation, plant validations, DOE’s, and other experiments and investigations as appropriate.

  • Oversee the validation activities.

  • Contributes to machine and process capability studies.

  • Maintains familiarity with the manufacturing processes and products to evaluate the cause and effect of defects.

  • Oversees/leads projects using the application of continuous improvement tools.

  • Manages the activities associated with the quality engineering function.

  • Appropriate escalation of quality issues.

  • Directs attention to the career path and development of direct reports while working to develop technical expertise and managerial competency.

  • Reviews departmental budget and controls discretionary cost.

  • Other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISION

Manages, occasionally through subordinates, the coordination of the activities with responsibility for results, including costs, methods, and talent management.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Required: Bachelor’s degree in science, engineering or other relevant discipline.

Experience: a minimum of five years relevant technical experience including three years of direct supervision.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status.

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Primary Work LocationUSA NE - Columbus (East)

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status