C. R. Bard, Inc.

  • Quality Engineer II

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/29/2018 12:27 PM)
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  • Overview

    Bard (NYSE:BCR) is a $3B high-quality developer and manufacturer of life-saving medical devices. Product families include balloons used to relieve blocked veins and arteries, ports used to deliver chemo-therapy treatment, filters that prevent blood clots from traveling to the lungs and heart, urological catheters, and guidewires necessary for almost every medical device procedure. The Corporation has 26 locations and 13,000 employees world-wide.

    (For more about the Corporation, please explore our website at www.crbard.com )


    The Glens Falls Operation is known as Bard’s Technology Center and is Bard’s largest domestic manufacturing facility employing approximately 700 in a three shift operation. The Glens Falls Operation manufactures over 20 different product lines serving all Bard Divisions

    Summary of Position with General Responsibilities

    Coordinates and performs Quality Assurance functions to support assigned manufacturing areas, processes, and products. Takes a leadership role in driving Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement.

    Essential Job Functions

    • Evaluate Manufacturing Quality and yield issues and drives corrective action.
    • Evaluate customer complaints and drives corrective action.
    • With the Supplier Quality function, act as liaison to suppliers relative to Quality issues and corrective actions.
    • Use failure investigation tools to investigate causes of Customer, Manufacturing, and Supplier Quality issues. Take the lead with other functional groups in resolving these issues.
    • Lead Quality Improvement projects.
    • Serve as Quality representative on Material Review Board. Take the lead in driving corrective action from MRB.
    • Serve as Quality representative for technology transfers, cost improvement projects, etc.
    • Interface with other functional areas as required for writing specifications, preparing protocols and reports, implementing changes, completing process validation requirements, etc.
    • Develop appropriate test and inspection procedures and sample plans to ensure the highest possible quality at a reasonable cost.
    • Develop, validate, and modify test methods and appropriate inspection procedures and protocols.
    • Review and approve changes to procedures and specifications.
    • Track and respond to quality trends.
    • Apply risk-based, statistical, or sound engineering judgment when making quality decisions.
    • May assist with audits as needed.
    • Other duties as required.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Customer/quality focused
    • Business results-aligned
    • Technically competent
    • Team-oriented
    • Ethical behavior
    • Good communicator

    Additional Desirable Qualifications Skills and Knowledge

    • Idea generator
    • Facilitator
    • Change agent
    • Decision maker

    Education and/or Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Applied Sciences.
    • Minimum four years experience in Quality in the medical device industry or other regulated industry.
    • ASQ Quality Engineer certification is strongly preferred.

    Physical Demands

    Occasionally requires light physical effort as in periods of prolonged standing, sitting at files or work tables, or bending, stooping, or reaching, and/or occasional lifting of light items (i.e. up to 30 lbs). May require some exposure to chemicals used in manufacturing processes.

    Work Environment

    Some minor physical inconvenience or discomfort occasionally present in the work environment (moderate noise, disagreeable odors, etc.). Occasional exposure to potential for minor injury or other health hazard requiring some precaution.


    Bard is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for all openings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. For verification of information in the job listings, please contact (518) 793-2531.


    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status

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