Operations and Supply Chain Medical Device RA/QA Consulting Manager
Plante Moran 26 reviews - Southfield, MI

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Development, Operations and Supply Chain Management Medical Device Consulting Manager (RA/QA)

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Position Summary:
Plante & Moran’s Management Consulting Operations and Supply Chain Management Services group is looking for a Consulting Manager to join their team. Plante & Moran’s Operations and Supply Chain Management consultants work with our clients to improve productivity, quality and delivery; eliminate waste on the plant floor and in “back room” operations; reduce inventory and lead time; improve the timing, quality and effectiveness of product development, commercialization and launch; identify and eliminate the root cause of problems, conform with quality standards, optimize warehousing and transportation, and measure results.

This Consulting Manager role will primarily work with clients in the medical device industry and be responsible for management of multiple quality related projects and tasks, from product inception through product launch and maintenance

Typical engagements focus on improving the following business processes:

FDA Response

Regulatory Pathway

Quality Management

Root Cause Analysis/Corrective Action/Problem Solving

Product Development, Commercialization & Launch


Process Control

Customer Relationship Management & Loyalty

Lean & Continuous Improvement

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by staff assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.


As a Plante & Moran Consulting Manager for the Operations and Supply Chain Management Services group, qualified candidates must possess:


7+ year’s experience in quality and regulatory affairs

7+ year’s experience in medical device quality engineering with a background in manufacturing engineering and/or process engineering.

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering or related field preferred

Knowledge in FDA, QSR, MDD, and ISO requirements.

Previous consulting experience

Strong interpersonal and team building skills

Experience too include but not limited to: development of quality and operating procedures, verification of engineering tests and measurement practices for new and existing products using QA tools, administration of supplier audits, working knowledge of FDA requirements and managing FDA audits.


This is an exempt position that may require some Saturday work hours and overtime during workweek

Qualified individuals must either reside in Southfield, Michigan or be willing to relocate to Southfield, Michigan for this opportunity. No relocation funds will be provided

40-50% travel is required with this position

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We only accept electronic applications. Therefore, those who apply directly to a position and submit their resumes through our applicant tracking system will be considered.

Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted by a staffing consultant.

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Plante Moran (www.plantemoran.com) is the nation's 13th largest certified public accounting and business advisory firm, providing clients...