BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Sr. Quality Engineer in Woburn, Massachusetts

BD Interventional’s Surgery worldwide business unit, located in Rhode Island, is a leading developer, manufacturer, and marketer of innovative, life-enhancing medical technologies. For the past 40 years, we have stood out as the market leader in providing solutions in soft tissue reconstruction including products for hernia repair, specialized surgical procedures, fixation and biologic implants. In addition to this extensive suite of products, our BioSurgery business is delivering a growing line of enhanced sealants and hemostatic products to complement surgical techniques across, thoracic, cardiovascular and other surgical specialties.

Our company has a strong tradition of developing our employees to learn, grow and excel. We are continually building our team with qualified, team oriented individuals to enhance the success of our company.

BDI Surgery's Woburn, Massachusetts manufacturing facility manufactures hemostasis products, hernia and abdominal wall repair products. The facility also manufactures biological odor eliminators and creams/gels for BDI Interventional's Urology & Critical Care business unit, which is used primarily in hospitals and nursing homes.

This position will serve as the Quality Engineering lead for the Woburn Manufacturing facility. The primary responsibilities center on resolving manufacturing issues by implementing effective solutions, revising facility documentation for accuracy and compliance, validating equipment/processes/product as needed, and identifying/implementing continuous improvement projects.

  • Oversee the Material Review Board (MRB), which includes providing leadership and coordination of activities for the investigation and disposition of non-conforming product and/or components

  • Identify and resolve issues in the manufacturing of Class III PMA medical device products, by designing and conducting Quality Engineering investigations, and working directly with manufacturing engineering, operators, and other plant personnel

  • Provide technical guidance to the staff and mentorship to quality and manufacturing engineers

  • Document risk-based rationales as needed throughout the Quality Management System

  • Write and execute validations (IQ/OQ/PQ) and qualification studies as needed for new/existing equipment (inspection & process), software, components, etc.

  • Manage CAPAs and Audit Action Plans to completion using risk analysis, project management, and proper effectiveness verification methods.

  • Revise procedures as needed based on nonconforming material investigations, CAPA, complaints, continuous improvement projects (CIP), and compliance to local, division, and corporate procedures, in addition to local and international quality regulations.

  • Represent the Quality function on committees, teams, task forces as assigned

  • Support the goals of the Quality Control Dept. and the Woburn Manufacturing facility

  • Special projects as assigned

  • Bachelor’s Degree in technical area

  • Minimum 5 years within medical device industry, preferably in Class II/III manufacturing environment

  • High level of competence in Quality Technology including statistical techniques, control charts, sampling plans, process capability, process/equipment validation, Gage R&R, design of experiments, correlation and regression, analysis of variance, probability, etc.

  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer and/or Six Sigma Black Belt strongly preferred

  • Strong statistical software and MS Project skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to motivate people and mentor engineers

  • Understanding of ISO 13485, MDD/MDR, GMP, QSR, and other applicable regulations, and the ability to interpret these as they apply to company issues

  • Strong project planning skills focused on meeting customer needs

  • Proven leadership skills in a fast paced environment

  • Master’s Degree preferred

BD Interventional and Becton Dickinson are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employers, M/F/D/V. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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Industry Standard/Category: Medical Device / Quality Engineering

ID: 2018-11674

Career Level: experienced

Division Name: BDI Surgery - Woburn

Relocation Available?: No

External Company Name: C.R. Bard, Inc.

External Company URL: www.crbard.com

Street: 160 New Boston Street

C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE: BCR) is a leading multinational developer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative, life-enhancing medical technologies in the fields of vascular, urology, oncology and surgical specialty products, employing over 13,000 people around the world. Founded in 1907, we pioneered many devices that are now the cornerstones of modern healthcare.

We expect the highest levels of quality, integrity, service, and innovation from our employees – on the job and in the communities in which we work and live. In return, we foster an environment where individuals are treated with fairness and respect, and feel valued, acknowledged and rewarded. Bard is a M/F, Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer.

Be Your Best at Bard – and ultimately, you can have an impact on the lives of people around the world.