Platform Operations Quality Manager

3M Companies Maplewood , MN 55109

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

Platform Operations Quality Manager

Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World

Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it's equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 93,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.

"I've seen firsthand how 3M is a place where curious, creative and collaborative people thrive and build a rewarding career. As a leader in this company, my goal is to ensure each 3Mer sees and feels the positive impact they're making around the world, and that they know they're valued." - Kristen Ludgate, senior vice president of Human Resources at 3M

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government, or military environments to a 3M career.

The Impact You'll Make in this Role

As a Platform Operations Quality Manager, you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by:

  • Leading quality assurance, quality engineering, quality control, and quality systems for the operations platform. Own and report on key quality metrics to the operations platform team and division leadership. Champion and drive resolution to quality issues, non-conformances, and corrective actions.

  • Leading quality assurance in product design and development supporting the new product pipeline for PeriOperative and Patient Warming Therapeutic Area.

  • Working in a collaborative and agile manner with the operations leadership team to develop and drive strategies, objectives and goals to meet division and business requirements. Represent and champion quality and customer satisfaction within the platform.

  • Working with manufacturing plant teams to monitor and ensure compliance to the global HCBG Quality Management System.

  • Championing a culture of continuous improvement to drive customer satisfaction, ensure compliance to global regulatory requirements, and achieve business and plant objectives.

  • Measuring, monitoring, and managing key quality processes (product realization, supplier quality, CAPA, nonconforming material, change management, complaint management, risk management, quality investigations, stability protocols, design quality assurance, quality audits) to ensure compliance, prevent non-conformances and drive continuous improvement.

  • Implementing global quality and regulatory strategies aligned to global regulations, 3M Health Care Business policies and business strategic plans.

  • Developing solutions for high complex and multi-faceted problems, which require ingenuity, creativity, innovation, and strong analytical skills.

  • Networking effectively across all division/business stakeholders and plants to drive business priorities and capitalize on best practices.

  • Implementing corporate strategies related to Quality and Business Transformation.

  • Establishing leadership and shared ownership for the Quality Culture within the PeriOperative and Patient Warming Platform.

Your Skills and Expertise

To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M is looking for candidates who must have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

  • Five (5) combined years manufacturing, quality, laboratory and/or production environment experience within a private, public, government, or military environment

  • Two (2) years leadership experience

Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in a science or engineering discipline from an accredited institution

  • Experience in the Health Care Industry

  • Knowledge of Medical Device or Pharmaceutical Quality Systems

  • Proven ability to lead cross-functional teams and foster excellent collaboration

  • Experience in cross-functional operations roles (manufacturing, Lean Six Sigma, laboratory, supply chain)

  • Ability to lead internal and external audit activities

  • Ability to communicate at all levels

  • Strong risk management and critical thinking skills

Travel: May include up to 10% domestic/international

Relocation: Is authorized

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

Supporting Your Well-being

3M offers many programs to help you live your best life - both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope.

Resources for You

For more details on what happens before, during and after the interview process, check out the Insights for Candidates page at 3M.com/careers.

Learn more about 3M's creative solutions to the world's problems at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M.

3M is an equal opportunity employer. 3M will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

Please note: your application may not be considered if you do not provide your education and work history, either by: 1) uploading a resume, or 2) entering the information into the application fields directly.

3M Global Terms of Use and Privacy Statement

Carefully read these Terms of Use before using this website. Your access to and use of this website and application for a job at 3M are conditioned on your acceptance and compliance with these terms.

Please access the linked document by clicking here, select the country where you are applying for employment, and review. Before submitting your application you will be asked to confirm your agreement with the terms.


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