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Danaher Corporation QA Manager in Pensacola, Florida

Find what drives you on a team with a 70+year history of being recognized for discovery, determination, and innovation. As a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, Pall Corporation thrives on helping our customers protect people. Our portfolio is broad, so if your interests lie along the spectrum of Life Sciences to Industrial, you’ll find a rewarding role here. Our career opportunities are as diverse as our products and they are all focused on creating better lives and a better planet. At Pall, we believe that innovation is our legacy, our privilege, and our destiny. If that resonates with you, join us!

The responsibility of the Manager, QA is to lead and manage the Batch Review & Release, Document Control, Incoming Quality Assurance, Outgoing Quality Assurance, and Quality Systems functions of the Quality Assurance Department at Pall Pensacola in a manner that supports the business. Work requires knowledge in these areas plus management knowledge and experience. Responsibilities include training, supervising, managing budgets, assuring product quality, and minimizing TAT to facilitate customer delivery performance.

  • Train, develop, and supervise Quality Systems employees in a manner that supports the business objectives.

  • Ensure the appropriate dispensation of test information from Microbiology, Analytical Lab and Manufacturing for product release.

  • Ensure membrane batch records are reviewed / analyzed / signed for compliance to current Pall Pensacola specifications and OEM specifications

  • Ensure the appropriate release of material is determined

  • Ensure roll stock is released in inventory system and has a short QA hold time

  • Ensure QA labels for manufactured roll stock are generated, accurate, and correctly administered

  • Ensure exceptions are initiated as required by the situation

  • Review / approve QA purchasing requests and adherence to department budget

  • Update specifications as needed

  • Update / write job / area of responsibility related procedures

  • Conduct Employee Performance Reviews

  • Ensure Quality Assurance records (ex: batch folders, batch retains, Paper Vision scanning) are maintained

  • Submit bi-weekly report information

  • Work with material planner / scheduler and production personnel on material / job priorities to ensure timely flow of product to customers

  • Create a team-based environment of process excellence and continuous improvement that empowers employees and results in achievement of business objectives.

  • Utilize various computer databases (ex: ERP, Access, Word, Excel, EtQ, Lotus Notes, Quality Analyst, SmartSolve)

  • Conduct / participate in new employee interviews for department section

  • Provide training to employees (department and plant) as need, project, or regulations may require

  • Resource for other departments to determine usability / quality of material for a job

  • Ensure requested predelivery samples are sent to customers

  • Resource for other Pall facilities to obtain bulk material data

  • Develop, implement, train and maintain approved policies and procedures as required. Assist in assuring compliance to EH&S, cGMP, ISO policies and procedures.

  • Work closely with materials organization to meet customer delivery goals and minimize inventory levels.

  • Communicate organizational objectives and developments to direct reports to stimulate interest and involvement.

  • Review and approve documents as required by document type workflow.

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • Knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through a B.S. degree and three or more years of management experience in a quality and manufacturing environment.

  • Ability to effectively work with and manage individuals and departments

  • Knowledge of basic mathematical concepts and techniques (e.g. converting fractions to decimals, subtraction, division, taking measurements) and the metric system.

  • Ability to organize / prioritize tasks

  • Ability to have focused attention to detail

  • Possess good written and verbal communication skills

  • Training in quality aspects such as GMP, ISO

  • Ability to work well and deal professionally with others

  • Ability to present unbiased, fact-based answers

  • Deductive reasoning and problem-solving skills

  • Knowledge of and experience using a computer and various software programs

  • Ability to trouble shoot and solve problems

  • Ability to analyze and interpret test data

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Knowledge of statistical process control (SPC)

  • Knowledge of good manufacturing practices (cGMP)

  • Knowledge of Pall Life Sciences, Pensacola products

  • Reliable attendance

  • Ability to be flexible in scheduling

  • Possess a positive attitude

  • Ability to recognize nonconforming product / processes that may not be stated / written

  • Ability to read and understand technical procedures and instructions

  • Ability to stand / bend / walk approximately 10% of work time

  • Ability to lift / transport up to 50 lbs.

Other Requirements:

  • To work safely and to align with the company’s health, safety and environmental (HSE) policies and procedures.

Pall Corporation is proud to be part of the Danaher global family of more than 20 operating companies, driving meaningful innovation in some of today’s most dynamic, growing industries. Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world-class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.


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Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .