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Job Opportunity: Senior Quality Professional:Abbott Ireland Diagnostic Division - Longford

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Senior Quality Professional

Abbott Ireland Diagnostic Division - Longford

   » Longford
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   » Updated 14/02/2018
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Abbott Diagnostics Longford are currently recruiting for a Senior Quality Professional, ideally with risk management practice.

About Abbott
Abbott is a global healthcare company devoted to improving life through the development of products and technologies that span the breadth of healthcare. With a portfolio of leading, science-located offerings in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals, Abbott serves people in more than 150 countries and employs approximately 69,000 people.
Abbott in Ireland
In Ireland, Abbott employs almost 3,000 people across 11 sites. Abbott has six manufacturing facilities located in Colonel, Covehill, Donegal, Longford and Sligo and a third-party manufacturing management operation in Sligo. Information technology has commercial and support operations in Dublin and shared services in Dublin and Westport.Abbott serves the Irish market with a diverse range of health care products including diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals. Abbott has been operating in Ireland since 1946.
Abbott Diagnostics Division (ADD) Longford
Abbott established the first diagnostics manufacturing facility in Sligo in 1994 to manufacture blood-screening products and reagents. In 2004, Abbott Diagnostics operations in Ireland expanded with the opening of a second facility in Longford. The plant was first occupied in December 2004. Manufacturing commenced in March of the following year and the first product (Architect TSH) was launched in December of 2005. The Longford facility plays a key function in helping Abbott to meet the increasing global demand for diagnostic testing in areas such as infectious disease, cancer, thyroid and cardiovascular diseases.
we At Presenthave a vacancy for a Senior Quality Professional and this function will involve the following:
Primary Function:
Conduct quality-related activities to deliver consistent, high quality documents, services, products and processes, which adds value to the business.
Major The main responsibilities are:
   » General Area: Defines project goals and milestones. Responsible for timely project completion. Provides solutions to a wide variety of difficult problems. Ensures that solutions are compliant, innovative, thorough, practical and consistent with organizational objectives. May lead projects with cross-functional or broader scope. Interacts effectively with employees, manager, and cross-functional peers. May represent own team while on cross-functional project teams with other functional leaders. Communicates confidently and effectively with management, peers, and key stakeholders. Implements tactical solutions related to assignment. Able to contribute functional skills and skills broadly. Directly influences project direction and scope. Scope includes one or more QA functions, with general knowledge of other related disciplines. Provides guidance and trains other Professionals and Technicians. May provide oversight to one or more QA professionals and/or contractors.
   » Quality System Compliance:Demonstrates good, general knowledge of the standards and regulatory bodies that regulate our industry. Ensures compliance to site level policies and procedures and demonstrates a solid knowledge of Division and Corporate policies and procedures by promptly covering noncompliance issues within Division and Corporation as appropriate. Ensures adherence and maintains the effectiveness of the Quality System, including the Subsystems and Key processes that govern the area by promptly covering non-compliance issues.
   » Risk Management:Ensures evaluation of product safety and efficacy and elevation of risk-located issues. Creates and reviews risk management documentation to reduce or eliminate risk. Makes independent decisions within defined parameters while assuring that these decisions are compliant with site level policies and procedures and are aligned with the appropriate quality system.
   » Problem Solving:Receives little detailed or general direction.
   » Responsible for ensuring compliant documentation in area of responsibility.
   » Carries out tasks with little management oversight.
   » Decisions have long term impact, aligned with the organization strategy.
Education andYear's practice:
Requirements:Apprenticeship or Bachelor's degree in Life Science, Engineering, or closely related discipline is required OR significant combination of education or practice. At least 5 years' work practice in Quality or related field practice; Less practice may be appropriate with advanced degree. Preferred practice in the Healthcare industry. Has a history of completing prosperous projects and driving positive compliance results?
Depending on Functional Area
   » Validation Activities: Acts as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for minimum of at least one respective Validation Subsystem.
   » Risk Management:Authors risk control packages and demonstrates the capability to analyse, evaluate, and control risk decisions by utilizing common practices all over the quality system to achieve the Division quality policies.
   » ComplaintEvaluation:Investigates complex complaints with little management oversight. Provides solutions to a wide variety of problems. Solutions are compliant, innovative, thorough, practical and consistent with organizational objectives.Ensures compliant documentation in area of responsibility.
   » Design Control / Documentation & Change Control:Formulates thorough reason and justification for change. Identifies critical parameters connected with change. Represents the site as an SME or Process Community member.
   » Quality Engineer: Applies solid knowledge of quality system elements from product inception through launch. While recognizing project interdependencies and with minimal oversight, leads complex quality discussions across various departments including, as needed, external suppliers. Authors or approves validation packages, design plans, and risk management deliverables (e.g. FMEAs).

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Abbott Ireland Diagnostic Division - Longford

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