BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Intake Complaint Coordinator in San Antonio, Texas
Job Description Summary
Under the direction of the BDX Intake Lead, the BDX Complaint Coordinator, will manage activities and procedures associated with complaints concerning BD products. This position will be responsible for processing of product complaints including but not limited to customer communication (e.g., Email’s, phone calls), maintenance of complaint files and responses to customers. This position will create final letters and or review for accuracy to ensure that all customers’ requirements have been met. This position will also be responsible for escalation of quality issues, to get resolution and or Business responses for the customer. Additional responsibilities may be delegated by the Complaints Management Manager as needed.
Primary Responsibilities and Duties
Manage the process of the complaint handling system including, receipt of complaints from all sources and all in process steps including data entry.
Routing the complaint to appropriate location for further evaluation.
Entering of the complaint into the complaint handling system
Checking for complaint accuracy and content, correct information to process the complaint
Provide training to personnel involved in overall complaint process as directed by management.
Participates in all training classes including but not limited to, product training, regulatory training, compliance training and any testing involved.
Maintains annually competencies through training and documentation of training.
Contact the customer or vendor for further information or follow up.
Acknowledgement to the customer of receipt and status of the complaint if needed.
Sample routing when applicable, to the investigation site
Interact with Health Care Workers, consumers, public and other professionals regarding their Quality concerns.
Maintain customer relations via multiple means, written, verbal, phone call’s… etc.
Contact customers as needed to provide updates to outstanding quality issues.
Review of complaint prior to closure for accuracy and appropriateness of the letter content as well as follow up acknowledgement notice, if required.
Triage customer escalations and escalate to the Business units for response and resolution as needed
Perform history check on previously submitted complaints by customer to ensure that the customer is receiving an appropriate closing response.
Ensure that the customer compliant complies with all relevant procedures
Demonstrate technical competencies in mechanical, clinical and functional in relation to all BD products and areas.
Remain current in product knowledge and any upgrades to complaint handling systems.
Create and review closing letters for accuracy and to ensure right the first time approach to customer communications.
Maintain expert knowledge level of the compliant handling system
Provide feedback to management for compliant process improvement opportunities (e.g., complaints systems, final letters, escalations process, etc...)
Provide training to peers as requested by management.
Raise any escalated customer concerns to the next level of management
May perform other duties as required
KSA Requirements (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)
Comprehensive knowledge of Quality System standards and regulations including 21 CFR 803 & 820, ISO 13485 and Canadian Regulations
Ability to work with customer system administrators and clinicians
Proven ability to maintain a professional demeanor when handling complex user issues and high-pressure situations
Expert level knowledge of the Complaints handling system
Proven ability to multi-task and seamlessly move between business unit platforms.
Ability to take ownership and think independently, with minimal supervision
General knowledge of producing metrics and building reports.
Strong analytical, deductive reasoning and listening skills
Must be able to communicate precisely and accurately to all levels of the organization
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong Project management skills
Demonstrated aptitude for identifying creative solutions to complex customer issues’ ability to “think outside the box”
Excellent time management and multitasking skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Works well in a team environment
Strong personal commitment to quality, customer service and patient safety
Business and computer skills
Must be motivated, self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision.
BA or BS degree preferred and/or combination of education and relative experience in lieu of a degree
Minimum 1+ years of experience with Medical terminology, Nursing, Clinical or laboratory knowledge and familiarity with BD products
Minimum 2+ years of experience in the complaint handling, medical device industry, customer relations, complaint trending, FDA/ISO regulations.
Primary Work Location
USA TX - San Antonio
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, or any other protected status.