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Supervisor, Design Assurance

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Date: Jun 7, 2022

Location: Libertyville, IL, US

Company: Hollister Incorporated

We Make Life More Rewarding and Dignified

Location: Libertyville 
Department: Quality 

The primary purpose of the Design Assurance Supervisor is to lead members of the Design Assurance team, participate on projects as well as supporting and leading DA initiatives as required to maintain and continuously improve the DA function. 


•    Supervise Associates within the Design Assurance team
•    Complete Performance Management and Development Plans with team members
•    Resource planning, allocation, and monitoring on projects and initiatives
•    Mentor DA team on projects and ensure completion per timelines & expectations 
•    Lead on DA issues raised by team members and escalate for resolution if required
•    Be a core team member on SPRING or CC projects as required
•    Drive Continuous improvement initiatives within the DA function
•    Support the internal and external audit program 
•    Complete assigned Impact Assessments within the Change Control system
•    Support periodic review of assigned Design Control procedures
•    Support the development of the strategic direction for the DA function
•    Manage training plans for the team   
•    Complete Gap Assessments to new standards as required



•    8+ years of overall experience is required

•    Degree in Engineering/Science Discipline or Quality Engineering Qualification 

•    Relevant experience in the medical device industry or equivalent regulated industry
•    Experience in Quality Systems and Design Assurance

•    Working knowledge of ISO 13485 and FDA 21 CFR Regulations and BS EN ISO 14971
•    Software: Knowledge and experience of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Minitab  

•    Knowledge of statistical data analysi

Our Total Rewards package in aggregate is above market and includes competitive pay, generous paid time off programs, peer-to-peer recognition, health and life insurance, wellness programs and incentives, generous retirement savings, and a unique Benefit of Employee Share Ownership Program (BESOP).


Hollister Incorporated is an independent, employee-owned company that develops,manufactures, and markets healthcare products worldwide. The company develops and manufactures products for ostomy care, continence care and critical care, and also develops educational support materials for patients and healthcare professionals. Headquartered in Libertyville, Illinois, it has manufacturing and distribution centers on three continents and sells in nearly 80 countries. Hollister is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Firm of John Dickinson Schneider Inc (JDS Inc), a 100 year old company. Hollister is guided by the shared Mission of JDS Inc, to make life more rewarding and dignified for people who use its products and services. 

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

Job Req ID: 30419

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