Design Quality Engineer

Highly Competitive
  1. Contract
  2. Design
  3. Switzerland
Oberdorf, Switzerland
Posting date: 22 Nov 2019
This vacancy has now expired

A globally renowned pharmaceutical company is seeking to recruit a Design Quality Engineer - Senior to their office in Switzerland. The organisation works across a range of industries, from medical devices to pharmaceutical and consumer goods, and operates in over 60 countries. This position offers an exciting opportunity to work with a prestigious and historic pharmaceutical establishment and provide real regulatory expertise.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design Quality team member focused on life cycle management activities.
  • Enhance the Design Control and Risk Management processes to better reflect state of the art practices and drive continuous improvement.
  • Apply statistical methods and process/design excellence tools to establish test plans and evaluate test data and processes.
  • Perform Gage R&R studies.
  • Conduct and lead design verification and validation activities.
  • Conduct and lead design/process failure mode effects and analysis.
  • Provide leadership in all areas of the Quality System, including, but not limited to Corrective & Preventive Actions, Complaints, Nonconforming Materials, Risk Management, etc.
  • Provide leadership in the understanding of medical device regulations to other disciplines.
  • Communicate effectively at all levels within Quality as well as cross functionally with departments such as Product Development, Regulatory Affairs, Manufacturing, and Marketing.
  • Know and follow all laws and policies that apply to the job, and maintain the highest levels of professionalism, ethics, and compliance at all times.
  • Successfully deliver multiple simultaneous projects that span multiple functional areas and locations.
  • Clearly define project scope and deliverables, milestones and timeline, project risks, and contingency plans.

Skills and Requirements:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related technical or scientific discipline.
  • A minimum of 7+ years of experience in related field is required.
  • Working knowledge of Design Controls, GMPs, QSR, 21 CFR 820, MDD 93/42/EEC, ISO13485, and ISO14971 quality requirements is required.
  • Previous Quality Engineering experience is preferred.
  • Experience in a Medical Device regulated environment.
  • Strong quality engineering skills with a proven track record in design verification/validation, process verification/validation, and design/process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis is preferred.
  • Knowledge of material science and mechanical product knowledge is preferred.
  • Development and manufacturing experience is preferred.
  • Fluency in English is required, good knowledge of German would be a strong asset.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

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Proclinical Staffing is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.