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Edwards Lifesciences Quality Systems Supervisor in Shannon, Ireland

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.

Duties:

  • Supervise employees and quality activities pertaining to the change control process, training process and Analysis of Data, including Quality Data Review

  • Conduct performance reviews and resolve performance issues as needed

  • Oversee the assignment of ECR PCS review and initiation tasks and team performance metrics

  • Ensure appropriate staffing to support project and line support ECR activities at the Draper and Ireland sites

  • Oversee the assignment of tasks to the Training Team and QS Analyst

  • 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

  • Partner with engineering and management team to set priorities of incoming work to meet business objectives

  • Communicate with corporate partners to ensure work aligns with procedural requirements

Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree

  • Minimum one years experience Supervising a Quality/Manufacturing team

  • Good computer skills in usage of MS Office Suite; Experience in ERP preferred

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 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

  • Good problem-solving and critical thinking skills

  • Experience with project management and project management software tools preferred

  • Solid knowledge and understanding of Edwards policies, procedures, and regulatory (e.g., medical, pharmaceutical) guidelines relevant to documentation

  • Solid understanding of medical device documentation development activities, knowledge of ISO13485

  • Ability to manage confidential information with discretion

  • Ability to analyze and identify potential adjustments to improve efficiency

  • Demonstrated ability to supervise teams, provide coaching and feedback, including responsibility for all employee actions including hire/fire authority and partnering with HR on all aspects of employee relations

  • Strict attention to detail

  • Ability to interact professionally with all organizational levels

  • Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast paced environment

  • Must be able to work with cross-functional teams as well as with colleagues from other departments within assigned area

  • 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.

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