Quality Assurance Leader
Cortland, NY – “Finger Lakes of Excellence”
There is no greater calling or opportunity for a fluid management company than today’s challenge – helping customers protect people, the environment and our natural resources. Together we are implementing technologies that purify and conserve water, consume less energy, make alternative energy sources possible and practical, advance medicine and minimize emissions and waste. Our collective efforts are enabling a greener more sustainable future.
Pall is a Fortune 1000 materials science and engineering company with the broadest filtration, separation and purification capabilities in the world.
Our process and product enabling technologies help our customers make good products better, safer and even possible. We provide innovative products to customers in health care, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, semiconductor, municipal drinking water, aerospace and industrial manufacturing markets.
Headquartered in Long Island, NY, Pall has operations in every major country.
Quality Assurance Leader - Cortland, NY
The Quality Assurance Leader is responsible to implement & maintain comprehensive and progressive quality standards for the products of Project based systems. Activities typically include developing procedures that maximize quality standards for existing & introduction of new products. Develop strategies and implement programs to assure regulatory & quality compliance to ensure customer satisfaction. Will manage the Quality Engineers within the value streams.
The Quality Assurance Leader will to drive change management, effectively communicate throughout the organization and collaborate with the leadership team to achieve target performance.
Responsible for applying the appropriate knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to manage the quality requirements in various project based processes
Manage the scoping, planning, qualification and development of various fabricators in supplying capital equipment/projects ensuring that all quality objectives are achieved
Evaluate, trend and report internal non conformances & customer complaints to establish priorities and identify common threads aimed at a reducing occurrences.
Understands customer requirements and translate these into actions for quality and process improvement by interacting with project team members
Develop procedures for all new product introduction, perform the Failure Mode Effect Analysis, Product Claim Specification, Product Liability Checklists, and conduct gap assessments to product reliability in terms of regulatory & quality standards
Assist the Quality Assurance Director in the preparation, implementation, and maintenance of the Quality Assurance Program. Includes active participation in the supplier development/qualification process, internal audit process, and the Corrective Action process.
Develop & implement advanced quality concepts such as Six Sigma deployment, Statistical Process Control, and Voice of the Customer tools to improve project performances
Perform supplier surveys and audits for assuring that they have the capability to provide products / services in accordance with Pall and Customer requirements.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or other related technical area from an accredited college or university; or five plus years related experience and/or training with a Certified Quality Engineering Certificate; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Demonstrated experience reading, analyzing, and interpreting common scientific and technical journals, legal documents, customer specifications, and industrial standards including ASME, NSF and applicable codes.
Proven experience developing and conducting presentations of information; written and verbal; to management, suppliers, customers, and employees.
Experience and proficiency with software including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Lotus Notes. SAP experience is a plus.
Up to 20% travel expected.
Experience working with an ISO 9001, ISO 13485, TS16949, Pharma regulated manufacturing environment in a Quality Engineering role.
Experience with quality tools and techniques, including Discipline investigations, 5 Why, 7 Step, Ishikawa diagrams, SPC, FMEA, Pareto analysis, parts and process capability studies.
Prior experience with quality systems associated with capital equipment.
We offer competitive compensation, a comprehensive array of benefits, and the opportunity to work with a dynamic team of professionals.
To apply for this position please visit our site at www.pall.com and go to the careers section.
The tracking code for this is PD-130104133803
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Pall Corporation is committed to equal opportunities to all without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, disability, veteran's status or any other personal trait protected by federal, state or local law.
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