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Be part of something bigger at BD. Here, you’ll help us continually improve how we do things every day; to be more efficient, more effective and better serve our customers. You’ll do this within an exceptional team all striving to make sure that everything we do complies with regulations and standards, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because our products impact people’s quality of life. Here, you’ll put your compliance experience, high expectations and attention to detail to the very best use: advancing the world of health. At BD, you can make a true difference of one.

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A New Era in Healthcare

The complementary nature of BD and CareFusion capabilities make the new, combined company more relevant than ever before. It’s not just the solutions we offer, It’s also where we offer them. The global reach of the combined company can offer new solutions around the world.

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"The culture is very good. Even though it's fast pace the crew are very supportive."

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Benefits

  • Healthcare

  • 401(k) / Retirement Plans

  • Professional Development

  • Paid Time Off

  • Awards & Recognition

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Responsibilities

Job ID R-364823 Date posted 04/16/2020

Job Description Summary

Job Description

The Vice President of Medication Management Solutions (MMS) Quality Assurance (QA) will be responsible for the Worldwide MMS QA function. This position reports into the Sr. Vice President of Quality Assurance for the Medical Segment.

The MMS VP of QA will be a member of the MMS Leadership Team (LT). As such they will work with the MMS LT to set business strategies, allocate resources, and set business priorities. They will ensure QMS and product quality issues are appropriately identified and managed across the business.

  • Ensure the MMS QA organization has the capabilities to execute on the business strategies and maintain substantially compliant Quality Systems. 
  • Responsible for the QA functions in the Infusion, Dispensing, and Technical Solution businesses.   
  • Responsible for the MMS QA budget and expenditures. 
  • Work closely with leaders in Regulatory Affairs, Regulatory Compliance, Medical Affairs and others to create and execute Regulatory strategies.
  • Support the MMS Innovation process by providing technically competent and engaged QA resources to support the product development teams.
  • They will support the MMS QA leaders in determining if products are ready to be released to the market.
  • Must have the ability to understand the technical aspects of the MMS products, including electro-mechanical systems, embedded software, and enterprise software.

Responsibilities

  • Represent the QA function in the MMS LT.
  • Ensure that the compliance of the QMS at the MMS site is maintained at a high level.
  • Provide leadership during FDA and Notified body site inspections as needed.
  • Partner with Regulatory Affairs in interfacing with the FDA on Post Market issues.
  • Ensure the MMS QA group has the talent and resources to maintain a compliant QMS, support the needs of the business, and support the needs of BD.
  • Represent Quality in the MMD Product Development Team (PDT).  Ensure the product development teams are provided with the necessary resources.  Ensure that escalated quality issues are appropriately addressed by the PDT.
  • Provide leadership to Operations and Operations Quality Engineering to resolve quality issues in operations.  Oversee and support the MMS QA functions in decisions regarding ship holds.
  • Works with R&D and Operations to solve field quality issues. 
  • Ensure the QA functions are supporting the MMS product development programs and that the development processes are compliant to applicable regulations.
  • Work cross-functionally to ensure that R&D, Operations, Regulatory Affairs, and others are supporting the MMS QMS.
  • Develop the QA staff to realize their full potential by setting expectations, coaching, hiring great talent, and managing staff performance.
  • Actively support and demonstrate the BD values in daily work.

Requirements

  • At least 10 years’ experience leading a QA organization in the Medical Device Industry
  • At least 5 years’ experience leading FDA or Notified Body inspections
  • Ability to effectively work with other leaders in a highly matrixed organization
  • Excellent communication skills (up, down, and outward)
  • Experience with complex, electro-mechanical, and software devices
  • BS degree in a technical field (Engineering, Science, Math/Stat)

Primary Work Location

USA CA - San Diego Bldg A&B

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