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Abbott Manager Quality Compliance in St. Paul, Minnesota

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 107,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries

ABOUT ABBOTT

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 107,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Our business purpose is to restore health and improve quality of life through the design and provision of device and management solutions for the treatment of STRUCTURAL HEART disease. We aim to lead the markets we serve by requiring the solutions we offer customers provide an improved benefit/risk profile as compared to existing standards of care; a performance threshold that by definition, guides and ensures the productive output of our engineering, business development, and clinical research efforts result in outcomes that advance the standard of care.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

This position is responsible for developing, establishing and maintaining quality systems programs, policies, processes, procedures, training materials, and controls enhancing the performance and quality of products and the divisional capability to demonstrate conformance to established standards and agency regulations.

  • Provide expert level guidance and direction of the Quality Systems Body-of-Knowledge

  • Aggressively identify opportunities to apply, continuously improve, and redefine quality systems and controls for all divisional product-related processes in accordance with applicable internal, domestic and international quality regulations, US 21 CFR 820 (QSR), ISO 13485, etc.

  • Aggressively identify and manage activities related to adding value to the organization through risk reduction, cost improvement, and budgetary responsibility.

  • Provide influential leadership with local and International sites to drive proactive quality system improvements

  • Represent Quality Systems as required in support of cross-functional divisional projects.

  • Identify Quality Initiatives and lead cross-functional teams to complete them.

  • Assess resource needs to assure that the accurate level of quality support is provided when needed with the competencies needed.

  • Maintain effective Quality Metrics and define and execute activities to resolve decreases in performance

  • Provide management and development of the Quality Systems staff.

  • Maintain effective Quality Metrics and define and execute activities to resolve decreases in performance.

  • Hires and retains a diverse, highly qualified staff and provides ongoing performance feedback.

  • Sets goals which align to department plans and manages the execution of goals through coaching and mentoring.

  • Maintains a safe and professional work environment.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING

Required

  • Bachelors Degree in Science, Engineering or related field or an equivalent combination of education and work experience

  • 10 years of experience in a quality functional role with at least 3 years of direct management and supervision of personnel and resources

  • 5 years of proven leadership skills, including experience setting goals, providing positive and constructive feedback and improving business results

  • 5 years of Project Management experience

WHAT WE OFFER

  • At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career.

  • Training and career development , with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance

  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans

  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs

  • Paid time off

  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match

  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities *Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: * www.abbottbenefits.com at http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email corpjat@abbott.com

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