Quality Manager (721564)
Zimmer Biomet

Farmingdale, New Jersey

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Job Summary

Zimmer Biomet is a global medical technology leader. Our team members are part of a company with a heritage of leadership, a focus on shaping the future, and a mission dedicated to alleviating pain and improving the quality of life for people around the world.

Provides technical and administrative guidance to Quality Assurance, Manufacturing, and suppliers of raw materials or finished medical devices. Assures product conformance to established requirements and standards through appropriate inspection and test activities. Coordinates quality planning, inspection method development and defect prevention/corrective action processes for new and existing products. Identifies and solves product and process problems and supports various operational groups. Assists in the preparation and monitoring of the operating and capital budgets.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Determine and define quality assurance requirements from review of engineering drawings and/or specifications, industry standards, government specifications or other applicable source documents.
  • Formulate, write and maintain procedures, specifications and standards for the quality control of Zimmer products including non-destructive testing methods, gauge design and procurement, sampling and inspection methods and visual acceptance standards.
  • Coordinate the maintenance of the calibration program for all inspection tools and gauges to comply with division and corporate Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Develop and administer effective data collection and reporting system to meet regulatory requirements and management information needs.
  • Control further processing, delivery or use of nonconforming products until deficiency or unsatisfactory condition has been corrected.
  • Provides resources, including the assignment of trained personnel for performance of work and assessment activities to meet requirements.
  • Implement defect prevention strategies utilizing SPC/SQC principles and practices.
  • Escalate supplier capacity related issues and overall performance issues to sourcing team / commodity management.
  • Develop, implement and evaluate processes for material delivery from supplier to point of use.
  • Implement all processes to agreed standards and targets and support continuous improvement initiatives and identify areas of improvement; includes setting of standard costs, and monitoring and resolving purchase price variance drivers.
  • Monitor inventory levels against target levels.
  • Support inventory checks to validate inventory accuracy.
  • Minimize obsolete stock and ensure business is left with minimum liability.

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions and might not necessarily comprise all of the essential functions for purposes of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Expected Areas of Competence
  • Lead and motivate team members through feedback and stretch assignments. Establishes and maintains high levels of credibility. Collaborates effectively across the organization, leverages resources from other parts of the organization to build commitment and achieve results.
  • Interpret engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Teamwork and customer focus oriented.
  • Demonstrate ability in selecting, interviewing, training, coaching, motivate, discipline, and direct people.
  • Must possess good writing skills and be familiar with both the scientific and vernacular vocabularies.
  • Good knowledge of applicable government specifications, standards and regulations such as Quality System Regulation and ISO standards.
Education/Experience Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree preferably in engineering or a related discipline.
  • 6-8 years of work experience in quality functions, or an advanced degree (ex. Masters) in a related discipline with 4-6 years experience.
  • Quality discipline certification preferred (e.g., CQA, CQE, CQM, etc.).
  • Must be experienced in all aspects of modern quality control methods such as nondestructive testing, metrology, statistical process control, quality cost accounting, applied statistics and inspection.
  • Experience in dealing with representatives from Food and Drug Administration or other regulatory agencies.
  • Quality Engineering Certification (ASQ) a plus.
Travel Requirements

Up to 10%

Additional Information

At Zimmer Biomet, we believe in The Power of Us, which means that we are stronger together. We are committed to creating an environment where every team member feels included, respected, empowered, and celebrated.

As a Zimmer Biomet team member, you will share in our commitment to providing mobility and renewed life to people around the world. This is why we offer you a competitive rewards package that includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, wellness incentives, employee assistance programs as well as paid time off for vacation and holidays.


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