1+ months

Quality Systems Manager - Distribution

Memphis, TN 38111
Quality Systems Manager - Distribution


Olive Branch, Mississippi, United States

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Post Date:

Jan 15, 2020

**Quality Systems Manager - Distribution**

**Req Number - 200000X9**

**Olive Branch, MS (Memphis, TN)**

**Careers That Change Lives**

In this role as Quality Systems Manager, you will have responsibility for assuring Medtronics requirements are met in a fast-paced distribution environment.This role is located at Medtronics Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Distribution Center in Olive Branch, MS.Medical device distribution is a great opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of Medtronics customers.

You will maintain quality oversight of the 3PL supplier and assure compliance with applicable regulations and standards, such as 21 CFR Part 820 and ISO 13485.You will support initiatives to improve the quality culture, process efficiency, and supplier risk reduction.Additionally, you will act as primary liaison between MDT Distribution Quality and the 3PL on distribution quality matters, and you will maintain strategic relationships with 3PL leadership to ensure effective mitigation and resolution of regulatory risk.

**A Day in the Life**

**Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.**

+ Provides oversight for the development and maintenance of quality programs, systems, processes and procedures that ensure compliance with policies and that the performance and quality of services conform to established internal and external standards and guidelines.

+ Provides expertise and guidance in interpreting policies, regulatory and/or governmental regulations, and internal regulations to assure compliance.

+ Works directly with operating entities to provide process analyses oversight on a continuing basis to enforce requirements and meet regulations.

+ Leads audit and inspection preparation, resolution of audit and inspection findings and liaises with auditing groups and inspectors through all stages of the audits.

+ Ensures the quality assurance programs and policies are maintained and modified regularly.

+ Manage, mentor and develop staff of Quality Engineers and/or Inventory Clerks

+ Participate on Americas and Enterprise-wide project teams and committees as assigned

+ Manage problem solving teams as needed to effectively mitigate regulatory risks and Quality issues through the effective deployment of the CAPA/SCAPA process

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

**To be considered for this role, please ensure the minimum requirements are evident on your resume.**

Bachelors Degree with 5+ years of work experience in Quality and/or experience in a regulated industry OR Advanced Degree with 3+ years of work experience in Quality and/or experience in a regulated industry.

**Nice to Have (Preferred Qualifications)**

+ Experience in a medical device and/or distribution environment.

+ Prior management experience strongly preferred.

+ Knowledge of Quality regulations, standards, guidelines, directives.

+ Bachelors degree in mechanical, electrical or biomedical engineering or another relevant field

+ Operations or Quality Management experience in a distribution environment.

+ Skillful in formulating strategies, tactics and action plans to achieve results. Strong focus on developing an organizational culture that fosters a Quality Mindset

+ Ability to effectively influence key decision makers.

+ Ability to work well under pressure and maintain positive, enthusiastic attitude.

Travel 10-20% Domestic and International.

**About Medtronic**

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)
It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


Posted: 2020-01-21 Expires: 2020-02-23

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