B. Braun

Director, Quality

Job Locations US-CA-Irvine
Requisition ID
2022-21572
Company
B. Braun Medical Inc
# of Openings
1
Category
Quality
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
M-F; 8am - 5pm
Site
Irvine, CA

Overview

About B. Braun 

 

B. Braun Medical Inc., a leader in infusion therapy and pain management, develops, manufactures, and markets innovative medical products and services to the healthcare industry. Other key product areas include nutrition, pharmacy admixture and compounding, ostomy and wound care, and dialysis. The company is committed to eliminating preventable treatment errors and enhancing patient, clinician and environmental safety. B. Braun Medical is headquartered in Bethlehem, Pa., and is part of the B. Braun Group of Companies in the U.S., which includes B. Braun Interventional Systems, Aesculap® and CAPS®.

 

Globally, the B. Braun Group of Companies employs more than 64,000 employees in 64 countries. Guided by its Sharing Expertise® philosophy, B. Braun continuously exchanges knowledge with customers, partners and clinicians to address the critical issues of improving care and lowering costs. To learn more about B. Braun Medical, visit www.BBraunUSA.com.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

 

The Quality Director will oversee the different quality systems at the site including QC laboratories, validation, quality systems, quality operations, quality compliance and quality engineering. 

 

Responsibilities: Essential Duties

  • Directs the organization's Quality function and develops operational programs, policies, and processes.
  • Develops strategies meant to assist the business in meeting its critical goals and objectives in the most efficient manner possible
  • Establishes  an organizational quality management system and monitors progress against strategic quality related goals.
  • Identifies potential quality failures, establishes methods for evaluating quality of raw materials or components, in progress goods, processes or operations and oversees development and implementation of corrective actions.
  • Solicits internal and external feedback with the goal of continuously improving processes or products.
  • May represent the organization during external inspections or audits.
  • Oversees recurring or daily functions or processes necessary for business execution and identifies opportunities for improvement or efficiencies.
  • Approves and allocates resources based on business priorities.
  • Leads and directs the work of other employees (Directors, Managers, Supervisors, Associates, etc.) Responsible for personnel actions including hiring, performance management, and termination.
  • Contributes to strategic planning, direction, and goal setting for the department or function.
  • Recommends policies, practices, and procedures that have a significant impact on the organization
  • Functions as a management representative
  • Executive management responsible in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.  
  • Responsible for personnel actions including hiring, performance management, termination .
 
The job function listed is not exhaustive and shall also include any responsibilities as assigned by the Supervisor from time to time.
 
General:
It shall be the duty of every employee while at work to take reasonable care for safety and health of himself/herself and other persons.

 

 

Expertise: Knowledge & Skills

  • Requires breadth of organizational, professional field, and industry knowledge. Ability to integrate critical information from several diverse areas. Champions advanced strategies and concepts.
  • Manages activities of a functional area which has at least 2 departments or major functions through managers and/or experienced employees. Responsible for cost, method, and employee results.
  • Judgement is required in resolving complex problems based on experience.
  • Consults senior executive management / group board members of BBM on company-wide initiatives and acts as spokesperson on matters regarding policy, capability, and strategy to the organization.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Pharmaceutical or medical device industry experience is a must. Sterile manufacturing experience.

Qualifications

Expertise: Qualifications -Education/Experience/Training/Etc

 

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred.
  • 10-15 years related experience, plus a minimum of 5 years management experience required.
  • Applicable industry/professional certification preferred.
  • Regular and predictable attendance
  • Occasional business travel required, Valid driver's license and passport, Secrecy and invention agreement and non-compete agreement

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

 

 

 

 

Additional Information

Responsibilities: Other Duties:

 

The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this position. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

 

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is expected to:

  • Light work - Exerting up to 20 lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling and Reaching:

  • Occasionally:N/A
  • Frequently:N/A
  • Constantly:N/A

Activities:

  • Occasionally:Standing, Walking
  • Frequently:Reaching upward and downward, Sitting
  • Constantly:Hearing - ordinary, fine distinction, loud (hearing protection required), Sitting , Talking - ordinary, loud/quick

Environmental Conditions:

  • Occasionally:N/A
  • Frequently:N/A
  • Constantly:N/A

Work Environment:

 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Noise Intensity:Low
  • Occasionally:Production/manufacturing environment, Warehouse environment, Lab environment
  • Frequently:N/A
  • Constantly:Office environment

 

What We Offer

B. Braun offers an excellent benefits package, which includes healthcare, a 401(k) plan, and tuition reimbursement. To learn more about B. Braun and our safety healthcare products or view a listing of our employment opportunities, please visit us on the internet at www.bbraunusa.com.
 
Through its “Sharing Expertise®” initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services.

Notices

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

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