TE Connectivity Quality Manager in Galway, Ireland

TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $12B global technology leader. Our connectivity and sensor solutions are essential in today’s increasingly connected world. We collaborate with customers to transform their concepts into creations – redefining what’s possible using intelligent, efficient and high-performing TE products and solutions proven in harsh environments. Our 72,000 team members, including more than 7,000 engineers, partner with customers in over 150 countries across a wide range of industries. We believe EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS – www.TE.com

Creganna Medical is ranked among the top 3 global companies in the medical device outsourcing industry. The company specializes in the design and manufacture of minimally invasive delivery and access devices for a range of therapies. Serving over 400 customers across 30 countries, Creganna Medical’s customers include the world’s leading medical device companies. Headquartered in Galway, Ireland, Creganna Medical has a global operational footprint with design and manufacturing facilities spanning the U.S., South America, Europe and Asia. http://www.creganna.com/

Creganna Medical is ranked among the top 10 global companies in the medical device outsourcing industry. The company specializes in the design and manufacture of minimally invasive delivery and access devices for a range of therapies. Serving over 400 companies across 30 countries, Creganna Medical’s customers include the world’s leading medical device and life science companies. Headquartered in Galway, Ireland, Creganna Medical has a global operational footprint with design and manufacturing facilities spanning the U.S., South America, Europe and Asia. http://www.creganna.com/

Key Responsibilities

  • Develops and manages a high performance quality engineering and vendor teams. Creates a strong collaborative team working environment with focus on customer needs, product quality and compliance

  • Demonstrates commitment to the Quality Policy (product safety and quality) through the daily execution of sound quality practices and the maintenance of an effective quality system.

  • Drives continuous improvement initiatives to enhance the site quality system and product quality ensuring compliance to governing regulations and corporate policies and procedures.

  • Leads and demonstrates expertise in the areas of QSR and ISO standards within one’s own group, constantly promoting awareness of best industry practices and making appropriate decisions on a daily basis.

  • Proactively protects the customer through ensuring that all products are manufactured to the highest standards and under the highest GMP conditions.

  • Support audits from external regulatory agencies and customers and leads preparation activities in advance of such audits.

  • Ensures all customer queries and concerns are professionally addressed in a timely manner.

  • Participates in new product introduction to ensure quality is built into all products early in their life cycle.

  • Has the responsibility and independent authority to make decisions related to product quality, including the disposition of non-conforming product.

  • Participates in Customer Complaint investigations for areas under their control and escalates critical issues as appropriate.

  • Manages and provides guidance and/or assists in defining, implementing and follow-up of corrective and preventive actions and supplier corrective action reports, ensure that adequate corrective action is put in place by suppliers and monitor effectiveness of same.

  • Provides best in class root cause analysis & problem solving guidance

  • Works cross-functionally to deliver on the site strategic targets and objectives.

  • Provides direction on Vendor Quality Management strategy and direction for the site.

  • Lead investigation of component/material quality issues as they arise - works with supply chain, manufacturing and suppliers to resolve issues and to disposition materials.

  • Works proactively with suppliers to drive improvements in supplier material and service quality.

  • Assists engineering teams in the development of new supply.

  • Contributes to the development, maintenance and improvements of corporate supplier management policies and procedures.

  • Promoting the Quality System within the Supply Base - working with Purchasing, Supplier Quality Engineering, Receiving Inspection and the business units to ensure that components meet our requirements.

  • Participate in Site & Corporate initiatives.

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Science, Engineering or related subject.

  • 8+ years relevant supplier quality / quality operations experience in GMP manufacturing environment in Medical Device/Pharma industry.

  • Percent Travel Required:15

  • Excellent coaching/mentoring skills.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and have demonstrated the ability to lead in a previous role.

  • Experience in people management and development.

  • Strong team building skills with proven abilities in decision making and sound personal judgment

  • Good organization and investigation skills are required.

  • Proven ability to influence

  • Excellent “hands-on” technical skills.

  • Excellent communication skills.

Requisition ID: 2017-82965

Business Unit (Current): Industrial Solutions - Medical - Creganna Medical

External Company URL: www.tycoelectronics.com