Edwards Lifesciences Quality Assurance Supervisor in Shannon, Ireland
Supervise employees and activities across areas of quality for smooth and continuous operations, including NCR, resource, training etc. management and is also responsible for the development of manufacturing role employees. This role will also be involved in projects for yield, process etc. improvement and lead implementation of new system/process.
Supervise employees and quality activities pertaining to the production of products and/or manufacturing processes in - and with quality/technical knowledge of - 2 or more production areas, depending on the complexity of the areas, in addition to conducting performance reviews, including resolving performance issues
Oversee the scheduling of work orders and team performance metrics
Ensure appropriate staffing for all positions
Accountable to ensure staff is appropriately trained to perform assigned work
Accountable for productivity and quality metrics of staff, and provide regular progress reports and quality metrics to management and cross-functional stakeholders
Lead improvement projects, partner with engineering on investigations and/or corrective actions, perform non-conformance investigations for review with engineering, assures documentation content is valid
Document owner for assigned product line inspection procedures
Monitor labour variances to meet established standards
Education and Experience:
Substantial technical knowledge and experience in assigned work area, and sufficient experience in related manufacturing, quality and/or product development engineering
2 years years experience of previous related experience with full responsibility for all personnel including hire/fire authority and handling all aspects of employee relations in manufacturing, quality and/or product development engineering
Experience leading multi-cultural teams with cultural sensitivity
Project management experience
Proven expertise in Microsoft Office Suite with working knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, preferably JDE
Experience working in a medical device industry, preferred
Excellent communication and interpersonal relationship skills; possessing strong collaboration skills in partnering with cross functional stakeholders in order to achieve objectives, as well as mediating differences to achieve consensus
Adhere to all EHS rules and requirements and take adequate control measures in preventing injuries to themselves and others as well as to the protection of environment and prevention of pollution under their span of influence/control
Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 15,000 individuals worldwide.
For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.