Sr. Quality Manager, Logistics and Distribution, Americas

Date: May 11, 2022

Location: Olive Branch, MS, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: None

Requisition ID: 6286


About Teleflex Incorporated

Teleflex is a global provider of clinically effective medical technologies designed to improve the health and quality of people’s lives. We apply purpose driven innovation – a relentless pursuit of identifying unmet clinical needs – to benefit patients and healthcare providers. Our portfolio is diverse, with solutions in the fields of vascular and interventional access, interventional cardiology, surgical, anesthesia, cardiac care, interventional urology, urology, emergency medicine and respiratory care. Teleflex employees worldwide are united in the understanding that what we do every day makes a difference. For more information, please visit


Global Operations - Global Operations is a complex and diverse organization within the company which is responsible for product fulfilment to all our customers from end to end. We pride ourselves on being totally Customer Centric in our unrelenting focus on Improving Quality, Service and Value as perceived by our customers. Our employees are dedicated to the Global Operations Enterprise Excellence journey. Join a dynamic, growing team that offers healthcare providers an array of medical technology solutions that make a difference in patients’ lives.

Position Summary

An accomplished individual with extensive experience in Quality Management, Systems Design, Project Management and Team Leadership gained in the Pharma / Medical Devices sector. A dynamic team leader and player with well-developed interpersonal and communication skills. An innovative problem solver who enjoys working in a target driven environment and delivering outstanding customer service. Highly Motivated, Responsive, Logical and Innovative.  Self-driven and ability to work independently and/or as a team player, strong collaboration and influencing skills – both internally and externally

Principal Responsibilities

•    Leadership and Management of a QA Group with responsibilities for Quality System Management DC (Distribution Centre) Quality Management and quality inspection laboratory
•    Establish, Implement, and maintain Strategic International KPI’s (Key Performance Indicators) that measure and drive continuous improvement to the QMS
•    Prepares and submits required corporate reports relative to quality reporting, and general regulatory compliance.
•    Act as the Quality Management Representative for the NADC
•    Ensure quality requirements are established, implemented, and maintained.
•    Report on the performance of the Quality System and KPI’s to senior management.
•    Ensure the promotion of awareness of regulatory and customer requirements throughout the organization
•    Drive ProActive Quality improvements in partnership with related business functions
•    Manage strategic programs as part of the Global QA Logistics & Distribution organization.
•    Support the Global QARA, Operations teams and Business Unit leadership in aspects of business that impact the various teams, as applicable. 
•    Develops road maps/methodologies required to move from current state to future state including changes and implications to existing architecture and systems.
•    Proven track record in relation to FDA, ISO and relevant regulatory and notified body audits, 
•    QMS Management representative 
•    Maintains the internal audit system to ensure compliance with ISO13486, FDA and other required regulatory requirements
•    Coordinates and facilitates customer, corporate compliance, and regulatory/registration audit visits.
•    Partner with Distributor network in the educating on relevant company policies, relating to QMS elements and FDA regulations
•    Work with International Supply Chain Management Team in the Americas and Globally, where relevant, to help drive quality and business efficiencies and processes
•    Partner with other business units and departments within the company to help drive business improvements, 
•    Provides support to the evaluation and quoting of new business opportunities via project and specification review, project and costing analysis and associated negotiations with new and existing customers.
•    Leadership and management of the Quality inspection laboratory.

Quality Inspectors
Quality Technicians
Quality Engineers
Quality Supervisor     

Education / Experience Requirements

•    Bachelor of Arts or Science degree in a technical, engineering, medical or science discipline.
•    ASQ certification preferred (certified quality auditor, certified quality engineer, and/or certified quality manager) 
•    Florida Certified Designated Representative (CDR) preferred.
•    10+ years in the medical device industry with QA supply chain experience with a demonstrated track record in driving results

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Extensive compliance knowledge of the following standards and regulations, ISO13485, Applicable FDA regulations with proven audit experience.
•    Excellent IT skills & knowledge – SAP, MS applications, systems knowledge, 
•    Strong project management skills and experience in leading virtual teams  
•    Process focused and results driven  
•    Excellent communication, problem solving and interpersonal skills across all organization levels

Teleflex, Inc. is an affirmative action & equal opportunity employer. D/V/M/F. Applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status. If you require accommodation to apply for a position, please contact us at: 262-439-1894.

Teleflex is the home of Arrow®, Deknatel®, Hudson RCI®, LMA®, Pilling®, Rüsch®, UroLift® and Weck® – trusted brands united by a common sense of purpose. Teleflex, the Teleflex logo, Arrow, Deknatel, Hudson RCI, LMA, Pilling, Rüsch, UroLift and Weck are trademarks or registered trademarks of Teleflex Incorporated or its affiliates, in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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