BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Staff Quality Engineer II in San Diego, California

Job Description Summary

Job Description

Summary

As directed by the Quality Manager, the Staff Quality Engineer II is accountable forsupporting new product development and product maintenance through the application of Quality engineering skills for medical devices. This person will handle projects and tasks, from product inception through product launch and maintenance, and play an active role in the processes to ensure products meet quality standards consistent with both Corporate and Business Unit policies, while meeting all design control and other regulatory requirements.

Responsibilities

  • Providessupport/mentoring/coachingfor application of technical principles, theories, concepts and quality, tools and systems.

  • Develops technical solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of technical knowledge, experience, ingenuity, and creativity.

  • Is a core team member for complex design control / process control projects.

  • Can serve as a CAPA expert.

  • Modifies methodologies and procedures, ensuring continuous improvement of desired outcomes.

  • Supports and can lead quality system audits.

  • Provides input to management review process

  • May perform other duties as required

Scope of Responsibilities

  • Develops advanced technological ideas and guides their development into a final product, process or business opportunity.

  • Ensures the accurate and actionable recording of data for the making of decisions as well as to document development work

  • Contributes to long-range business strategies, choosing disciplines and methods appropriate to the work content and context

  • Outputs contribute to reduced cycle times, improved effectiveness and furthering the achievement of goals critical to company objectives

Position-Specific Overview:

Position specific responsibilities include support of the following, however are not limitedto:

  • DesignControl 1. Design Input2. Design Output3. Design Verification plans, protocols, and reports4. Design Reviews5. Design Validation6. Design History File support

  • Change control1. Assessment of Change Request (ACR) Responses

  • Risk Management

  • Process Validations

  • Identification of CTQ's

  • Unit Quality Independent Reviewer During Design Reviews

  • Handling of deviations and non-conformances

  • Test method validations

  • Supplier qualification

  • Post Market Surveillance

  • Situation Analysis

  • CAPA – Root cause investigation and implementation of corrective / preventive actions

  • Proper Use of Statistics (Sampling Plans)

  • Advise on Regulations

  • Liaise with Manufacturing Plants

  • Provide functional support to cross-functional teams

  • Internal and external audits

Sphere of Influence

  • Work is performed without appreciable direction.

  • Assignments are oftenself-initiated. Determine and pursue courses of action necessary to obtain desired results.

  • Plans and participates in disciplines strategically relevant to the business and/or functions

  • Provides advice and mentors junior Associates

  • Participates in, and may provide leadership for, multi-disciplinary projects

  • Considered Site / functional level Subject Matter Expert.

  • May be assigned as site / functional extended team member

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree

  • A minimum of 12 years relevant experience or a combination of equivalent education and relevant experience

  • Minimum 5 years of experience supporting design assurance for medical devices

  • Extensive knowledge of applicable regulatory, Corporate and/or Unit requirements. Applicable Regulatory and Industry standards (21-CFR-820, ISO 13485, MDD, ISO 14971, ISO 10993, etc.)

  • Quality Engineering tools, Statistics, Problem Solving, strong Interpersonal Skills, Leadership, all forms of Communication

  • ASQ Certificate(s) desirable (but not required)

  • Design for Six Sigma preferred

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 CA - San Diego TC Bldg C&D

Additional LocationsUSA CA – Brea

Work Shift

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