Susanne Manz MBA, MBB, RAC, CQA is an accomplished leader in the medical device industry with emphasis on quality, compliance, and six sigma. She has an extensive background in quality and compliance for medical devices from new product development, to operations, to post-market activities. While at GE, J&J, and Medtronic, Susanne worked in various world-wide roles including Executive Business Consultant, WW Director of Quality Engineering and, Design Quality, and Director of Corporate Compliance. Susanne has a BS in Biomedical Engineering and an MBA from the University of NM.
She earned her Black Belt and Master Black Belt certifications while at Johnson and Johnson. Susanne also holds Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) from RAPS and Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) certification from the American Society for Quality. Susanne has now established a consulting business with a mission to provide services to help medical device companies achieve world-class quality and compliance.
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CAPA is the foundation of an effective Quality Management System.
This webinar will help you understand the critical ingredients for conducting an effective root cause analysis.
Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are a critical ingredient in an effective and efficient Quality Management System.
This webinar will help you establish an efficient and effective CAPA (Corrective and Preventive Action) process leading to improved quality and compliance for your company.
Design Control is considered a critical process by the FDA. Yet is still a common source of 483 and Warning Letter observations.
CAPA is the foundation of an effective Quality Management System. Yet, many companies suffer from Death by CAPA - a slow, bureaucratic, and ineffective CAPA process.
Although an effective Quality System should always be inspection ready, many medical device companies make basic mistakes during inspections leading to 483s and even warning letters.