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Quality Systems Assoc Project Manager (631835) at Zimmer Inc

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Scottsdale, Arizona

Job Description:

Job Summary

The primary responsibility of this position is to assure conformance to established regulatory requirements and standards through effective implementation of Quality Management System principles and processes. Further responsibilities entail/include managing projects on a corporate/global level, focusing on compliance and continuous improvement with cross-functional departments, sites, suppliers and experts within and outside Zimmer. This position also entails/includes directing and/or supporting the Quality Management Processes including but not limited to Supplier Quality Management, Supplier Audits, Corrective and Preventive Action and Validation in order to communicate and implement Zimmer Quality Objectives.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Managing corporate supplier quality systems projects for the development and implementation of processes, procedures and instruction to sustain and improve the Supplier Quality Management System. Supporting top management in the strategic planning of quality systems strategies and objectives. Managing cross-functional and cross-divisional teams in the development and implementation of corporate quality systems strategies and objectives. Managing corporate quality systems initiatives for the development & implementation of harmonized supplier quality systems, best practices across the organization. Identifying and solving continuous improvement opportunities for the improvement and increased efficiency of Zimmer’s quality systems. Identifying and solving product, system and process problems. Supporting various groups as needed for conducting audits and assessments of internal processes and suppliers manufacturing sites, CAPA etc.

Expected Areas of Competence

 Manages day-to-day operational aspects of a Corporate Supplier Quality Systems projects and scope.  Creates and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.  Must be familiar with all aspects and elements of a quality system including but not limited to purchasing controls, management responsibility, resource management, product realization and measurement, analysis and improvement processes.  Knowledge on aspects of quality assurance techniques such as: inspection methods, statistical sampling plans, gauging and test methods concepts, validation, and statistical process control  Effectively applies Quality Systems methodology and enforces project standards.  Harmonizes and effectively implements best practices for supply chain management, supplier quality and purchasing controls world-wide.  Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.  Demonstrates technical expertise, project management and time management skills.  Demonstrates ownership for the commitment to continuous improvement.  Able to work independently and consider options for completing work.  Strong written and verbal communication skills.  Demonstrated willingness to independently identify, learn and apply new skills as needed for completing tasks

Education/Experience Requirements

 Must have at least a Bachelor’s degree  Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business Administration, or Finance preferred  Technical, engineering, and/or scientific background is strongly preferred.  5-7 years of experience in Quality/Regulatory Compliance field is preferred  5-7 years of experience in Project Management is preferred  CQE or equivalent certification preferred.  Must be familiar with Microsoft Office Suite.

Travel Requirements

Up to 20%