Quality Director (New Healthcare Company) at 3M Healthcare US Opco LLC

Posted in General Business 13 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Maplewood, Minnesota

Job Description:

Job Description:

Quality Director (New Health Care Company)

3M is establishing two industry-leading companies, creating value through the spin - off of its Health Care business, while 3M will continue to be a global material science leader, focusing our innovation to win in favorable global megatrends and attractive end markets. This new Health Care Company will be a leading global diversified health technology company with:

  • Proven category leadership

  • Exposure to attractive end-markets

  • Innovation mindset driving improved patient outcomes

  • Collaborative customer relationships

  • Deep global regulatory experience

  • Operational excellence and strong cash flow

  • Strong sales growth and profitability with significant recurring sales

We expect the creation of the two companies will be completed by the end of the first quarter of 2024. We will continue to operate as one global company. This role is positioned to drive the success of the "New Health Care Company".

The Impact You'll Make in this Role

As a Quality Director, 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 all Quality-related aspects of manufacturing site disentanglement efforts associated with the pending spinoff of 3M's Health Care Business Group as a separate company

  • Defining and overseeing the Quality Compliance strategy and requirements for the qualification of new brown-field healthcare manufacturing facilities and their associated manufacturing operations, as well as for existing sites consolidating existing activities from current sites that are not conveying as part of the pending spinoff

  • Defining and implementing the Quality Management System deployment strategy for new brown-field healthcare manufacturing facilities to enable successful ISO 13485 site certifications

  • Partnering with the Operations and Supply Chain organization to define and execute project timelines to meet business needs associated with product and process transfers

Your Skills and Expertise

To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) AND at least Ten (10) years of Medical Device, Pharmaceutical, or Combination Product experience in a Quality function in a private, public, government or military environment, with at least 5 years of quality management experience demonstrating team leadership, compliance excellence, value improvement, and risk reduction


  • High School Diploma/GED from AND (14) years of Medical Device, Pharmaceutical, or Combination Product experience in a Quality function in a private, public, government or military environment, with at least 5 years of quality management experience demonstrating team leadership, compliance excellence, value improvement, and risk reduction

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

  • Five (5) years of Quality Engineering and/or Operations Quality Medical Device, Pharmaceutical, or Combination Product experience in a multi-site, private, public, government or military environment

  • Skills including, but not limited to, Quality Engineering, Process Validation, Product Line Transfers, New Facility Qualification, Validation Master Planning, Process Control & Monitoring, Risk Reduction, Medical Device Manufacturing, Nonconforming Material Control, Continuous Process and Product Improvement, External Audit Readiness, and Organizational Leadership

  • Demonstrated successful organizational influence in areas including, but not limited to, compliance excellence, continuous improvement, product-related risk mitigation, and process capability and efficiency enhancement

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to provide diligent, concise, and fact-based communication to Executive Management, cross-functional peers, and your team for projects and priorities impacting multiple sites globally

  • Strong leadership, decision-making, problem-solving, continuous improvement, and management skills with the demonstrated ability to create momentum and deliver results in a timely manner by prioritizing personal workloads, as well as providing guidance, direction, and oversight to others

For current employees, internal transfer restrictions may not apply. For more details, contact your local recruiter/HR team.

Work location:

  • Hybrid Eligible (Job Duties allow for some remote work but require travel to St. Paul at least 1 day per week)

  • 3M - Maplewood, MN

Travel: May include up to 25% domestic and/or international travel

Relocation Assistance: May be 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.

Applicable to US Applicants Only:The expected compensation range for this position is $215,577 - $263,483, which includes base pay plus variable incentive pay, if eligible. This range represents a good faith estimate for this position. The specific compensation offered to a candidate may vary based on factors including, but not limited to, the candidate's relevant knowledge, training, skills, work location, and/or experience. In addition, this position may be eligible for a range of benefits (e.g., Medical, Dental & Vision, Health Savings Accounts, Health Care & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, Disability Benefits, Life Insurance, Voluntary Benefits, Paid Absences and Retirement Benefits, etc.). Additional information is available at: https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/careers-us/working-at-3m/benefits/.

Responsibilities of this position include that corporate policies, procedures and security standards are complied with while performing assigned duties.

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.

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