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Permanent

Quality Engineer

  • Location

    UK

  • Salary

    Negotiable

  • Sector

    Compliance

  • Job Ref

    87732

  • Contact

    Will Godfrey

  • Published

    17 days ago

Overview

A fantastic opportunity for a Quality Engineer to join our medical device client who design, develop and manufacture medical devices under one roof. This will suit someone who has a background in Quality Management Systems in highly regulated industry (ideally medical devices but could be Aero/Auto)

Benefits

  • Hybrid working
  • Pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Private Medical
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays

Job Description

Working within the Quality Systems Team that covers CAPA, Complaints, Non-Conformance Reports, Document Control, Inspections and Internal Audits, Product Release, and post market surveillance, you will play your part in maintaining and improving QMS across the site.

Responsibilities

  • Implement and monitor established policies and procedures to ensure compliance with necessary regulatory bodies in the areas of: Corrective and Preventive Action (CAPA), Complaint, Post Market Surveillance and Non-conformance Report (NCR).
  • Provision of advice according to established procedures relating to CAPA, Complaint, Post Market Surveillance and NCR and against the external requirements of the relevant regulatory authority (ISO13485:2003, Medical Device Directive MDD 93/42/EEC and 21 CFR Part 820) and local quality standards.
  • Provide effective solutions/advice to design and manufacturing teams on established procedures to ensure products are designed and developed and manufactured according to the requirements of the relevant regulations
  • Provide reports to management to enable them to monitor system performance.
  • Review and authorise documentation and processes in the Quality Management System to ensure compliance with established quality procedures and applicable regulations and alignment with other related documentation.
  • Identify and collaborate in the implementation of changes to the Quality System to increase efficiency and/or effectivity whilst ensuring compliance with applicable regulations.
  • Support and perform training throughout the company to maintain awareness of the Quality System requirements.
  • Support and conduct internal and inter-company Quality System Audits in line with local and group objectives.

Required Skills

  • Minimum A level or equivalent in a Science/Engineering/Quality orientated qualification
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience working in a QA/QS environment within the medical device or pharmaceutical industry or similar highly regulated industry
  • Ideally knowledge of ISO13485:2003 and Medical Device Directive MDD 93/42/EEC
  • Ideally knowledge of FDA QSR Part 820
  • Computer literate to include MS Word and Excel and MRP
  • Knowledge of GMP and audits
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and use initiative.
  • Good inter-personal skills and the ability to communicate well in English both written and orally.
  • Good record/documentation skills.
  • Works with integrity, customer focus, accountability and teamwork.

For immediate consideration please forward your most up to date CV

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