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Quality Assurance Supervisor

Apply Now Job ID R-359996 Date posted 02/13/2020

Locations

Columbus, Nebraska

Job Description Summary

Reporting to the Manager or Associate Manager, Quality Supervisors provide direct management of technical staff. The Quality Supervisor contributes to the execution of the tactics required to achieve departmental objectives. The Quality Supervisor is key in assisting the Quality Manager in ensuring product safety, quality and compliance with all relevant global regulations and customer expectations. They will also assist in monitoring frequency and scale of quality and organizational issues and in offering resolutions to these issues.

Job Description

The Quality Supervisor provides direct supervision to individual contributors. Responsibilies include:

  • Supervise quality activities and compliance programs.
  • Implement local business organizational goals; specifically around quality.
  • Proactively identify and work through obstacles that may hinder associates from focusing on and delivering their individual impact goals.
  • Ensure her/his organization is staffed, organized and resourced to fulfill its obligations and to comply with applicable regulations and procedures.
  • Train / mentor Quality personnel.
  • Assist Quality Manager to support external/internal audits (FDA, ISO, Segment Audits, Customer Audits, etc.)
  • Participate as team members on blitzes, six sigma projects, etc.
  • Implement best quality practices.
  • Prioritize quality and compliance minded solutions for her/his area of responsibility
  • Contributes to the attainment of budget goals by managing department spends.
  • Promptly address any safety issues or incidents.
  • Spend a minimum of 50% of time in the areas of responsibility working with associates.
  • Responsible for staffing and training plans within the department.
  • Provide regular, timely and specific feedback to associates.
  • Provide a learning environment and challenge associates to meet higher expectations.
  • Ensure an open flow of communication exists between associates and management. 
  • Represent concerns of associates to management, as well as management concerns to associates.
  • Ensure fair and consistent application of company and departmental policies and practices.
  • Works with associates to resolve employee relations issues and concerns; involves HR when needed.
  • Actively participate and support continuous improvement activities.
  • Collaborate with multiple departments (Production, Quality, Logistics, Finance, Engineering) ensuring performances are meeting the business objectives.
  • Supervise daily operations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

Education:  Bachelor’s degree in business, science, engineering or other relevant discipline.

Experience:  Minimum of three years relevant technical experience including project leadership or a combination of equivalent education and experience.

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.  #LI-OPS

Primary Work Location

USA NE - Columbus (East)

Additional Locations

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