BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Quality Engineering Manager in Queensbury, New York

Category: Manufacturing

Job ID: 2018-11475

Career Level: experienced

Division: GFO

Relocation: No

Location: Queensbury,New York,United States


Bard (NYSE:BCR) is a $3B high-quality developer and manufacturer of life-saving medical devices. Product families include balloons used to relieve blocked veins and arteries, ports used to deliver chemo-therapy treatment, filters that prevent blood clots from traveling to the lungs and heart, urological catheters, and guidewires necessary for almost every medical device procedure. The Corporation has 26 locations and 13,000 employees world-wide. (For more about the Corporation, please explore our website at )

The Glens Falls Operation is known as Bard’s Technology Center and is Bard’s largest domestic manufacturing facility employing approximately 700 in a three shift operation. The Glens Falls Operation manufactures over 20 different product lines serving all Bard Divisions

Summary of Position with General Responsibilities:

Manage a team including Quality Engineering and Quality Control Resources to support manufacturing and development programs. Aligns resources with quality and business needs. Performs Quality Assurance functions to support specific manufacturing areas, processes, and products. Supports Glens Falls business objectives, corporate policies, and world class manufacturing policies.

Essential job Functions:

  • Work with other quality management, determine appropriate staff levels, schedules, and resources. Work with other managers to understand priorities and plan resource and time allocation accordingly.

  • Review and understand projects to assure comprehensive development plans to prepare for effective implementation.

  • Monitor and evaluate project and department progress and results.

  • Provide guidance and training to staff, assist direct reports in attaining career goals, motivate individuals to achieve results, and recruit and maintain a high quality staff.

  • Maintain and enhance cross-functional team relationships. Work with divisional customers, internal functions, and suppliers to accomplish quality and business objectives, and to maintain and improve the quality of communication.

  • Provide guidance and approval regarding quality strategies and approaches.

  • Develop and implement quality strategies and procedures to maintain and improve product and process quality, taking into account risk management, design control, process validation, and other quality tools.

  • Work with other Quality Management, develop budgets, and monitor spending.

  • Review, analyze, and approve protocols and reports, change requests, design transfer documents, and other quality documentation.

  • Understand and effectively participate in design control activities as applicable.

  • May serve as liaison between the company and various governmental agencies.

  • Interface with regulatory agencies and manage regulatory audits as required (FDA, ISO, PMDA, International)

Basic Qualifications:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with all levels of management and other technical organizations.

  • Knowledge of and experience with FDA, ISO, and international auditing.

  • Knowledge of risk management, design control, process validation, inspection, and auditing principles.

  • ASQ Quality Engineer, Quality Manager, and/or Six Sigma Black Belt certification desirable.

Additional Desirable Qualifications Skills and Knowledge:

  • Customer/quality focused

  • Business results-aligned

  • Technically competent

  • Team-oriented

  • Ethical behavior

  • Good communicator

  • Idea generator

  • Facilitator

  • Change agent

  • Leader

  • Motivator

  • Sees the big picture

  • Effective listener

  • Perseveres despite obstacles

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