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Senior Quality Engineer

  • Location

    UK

  • Salary

    Negotiable

  • Sector

    Compliance

  • Job Ref

    87642

  • Contact

    Will Godfrey

  • Published

    17 days ago

Overview

A fantastic opportunity for a Senior 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 great background in Quality Management Systems, training QMS, and mentoring others.

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 a pivotal part in maintaining and improving QMS across the site.

Responsibilities

  • Motivate and monitor performance of sub team to ensure departmental objectives are achieved in compliance with established quality procedures.
  • Participate in the interpretation of EU and US regulatory Requirements to produce effective working policies and procedures.
  • 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
  • Manage and conduct internal and inter-company Quality System Audits with responsibility for the audit process lifecycle.
  • Ensure the timely progression of improvement activities resulting from audit findings.
  • Support second and third party audits
  • Analyse data, including the use of statistical techniques, to 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.
  • Supervisory/deputising duties for other team members, as required.
  • Support and perform training throughout the company to maintain awareness of the Quality System requirements.
  • Work in accordance with Company Quality Standards, procedures and processes and comply with the requirements of GDP and GMP.

Required Skills

  • Diploma level Science/Engineering/Quality orientated qualification
  • Lead Auditor qualification (ISO 9000 series based quality system essential, ISO13485 preferred)
  • Minimum of 3 years experience working in a QA/QS environment within the medical device or pharmaceutical industry.
  • Knowledge of ISO13485, Medical Device Directive MDD 93/42/EEC, Regulation (EU) 2017/745 and FDA QSR Part 820
  • Good analytical skills and experience of statistical techniques
  • Computer literate to include MS Word and Excel and MRP
  • Supervisory experience.
  • 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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