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

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 www.crbard.com )

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

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.

  • 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)

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific or engineering discipline plus a minimum of 7 years experience in quality in the medical device and/or pharmaceutical industry.

Occasionally requires light physical effort as in periods of prolonged standing, sitting at files or work tables, or bending, stooping, reaching, and/or occasional lifting of light items (i.e. up to 30 lbs). May require some exposure to chemicals used in manufacturing processes.

Some minor physical inconvenience or discomfort occasionally present in the work situation (moderate noise, disagreeable odors, etc.). OR occasional exposure to minor injury or other health hazard requiring some precaution.

Training Requirements:

On-the-job, SOPs required for position and GMP.

Bard is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for all openings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. For verification of information in the job listings, please contact (518) 793-2531.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status

Industry Standard/Category: Manufacturing

ID: 2018-11475

Career Level: experienced

Division Name: GFO

Relocation: No

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

Street: 289 Bay Road

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.