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Supervisor, Incoming Receiving - Wayne, NJ in Wayne, NJ at Getinge

Date Posted: 4/15/2019

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    Wayne, NJ
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Job Description

Together we can make a difference

At Getinge we are dedicated and passionate about helping our customers save lives and ensure excellent care. We provide innovations for operating rooms, intensive-care units, sterilization departments and for life science companies and institutions. Our portfolio combines well-known product brands such as Maquet, Pulsion, Atrium, Lancer and Datascope – just to name a few.

A career at Getinge will provide career opportunities that both inspire and challenge. Here, you can make a difference every day.

Position Overview:

This position is responsible for supervising activities of the Quality Incoming Receiving Area and ensuring that all product materials are inspected according to the applicable procedures. Ensures compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP.

Job Functions: (Primary “essential” duties and responsibilities)

  • Supervises the activities of the Quality Control Receiving Inspection Labs and ensures the timely testing, inspection, review of test results, release  and disposition of materials are conducted in a timely manner.
  • Initiates Ship Holds as needed to contain material with potential patient safety concerns.
  • Authority to segregate and quarantine products and to release materials to inventory from quarantine.
  • Assures that the training of the inspectors is accurate and up to date for the jobs being performed.
  • Conduct training when needed
  • Ensures adequate QC staffing and capacity is in place to achieve production schedules and to address priorities.
  • Perform product release activities when needed.
  • Takes corrective or preventative actions when necessary to avoid or resolve compliance issues. 
  • Responsible for salary administration, conducting performance appraisals and development plans for direct reports.
  • Assures the reporting of metrics at the Management Review Meeting.
  • Generate and review Change Notices as assigned.
  • Review and approve NCMR’s
  • Approves and reviews inspection plans for materials in SAP.
  • Participate on teams as a member or to improve current test methods.
  • Provide feedback/guidance to study coordinators and teams when writing validation protocols.
  • Coordinate the test activities required for studies and validations to provide the results to the engineers in a timely manner.

Experience and Education Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s of Science degree in Science, Engineering, or equivalent related experience is required.
  • A minimum of three or more years of experience in quality control, auditing, and/or directing the activities of QC technicians in a regulated industry (FDA, ISO, etc.) is required. A minimum of five to seven years of experience in quality control, quality assurance, supervising quality control staff is preferred.
  • Certified Quality Auditor (CQA), Certified Quality Engineer (CQE), or Certified Quality Manager is ideal.
  • Must have effective leadership, organizational and communication skills to interact with other departments and direct/supervise the Quality Control staff.
  • Must have demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills and the ability to assess and summarize critical technical results in written reports. Proficiency in MS Office or equivalent software application is preferred.  Proficiency in basic statistics and prior experience with data base management systems is preferred.
  • Knowledge of SAP, Information Mapping, and presentation skills are desirable.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to execute test method validations as written and provide feedback to Engineering.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Getinge is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability



We look forward to receiving your application. If you share our passion and believe that saving lives is the greatest job in the world, then we look forward to receiving your application. We hope you will join us on our journey to become the world’s most desired medtech company.