Quality Engineer

Quality Engineer - Process

Ref: 214| Posted: 29th May 2024

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Terumo Aortic are currently recruiting for Quality Engineer – Process to join our Quality Assurance Engineering team. This is a fantastic opportunity to join our business during a time of growth and investment on-site. Offering fantastic career development opportunities and a chance to make real difference.

The main responsibilities of the role are;

  • As part of a team of Quality Engineers, work as a multi-skilled group to support R&D, Manufacturing and Quality projects
  • Provide Quality representation on design teams and manufacturing process improvement teams
  • Provide consultation and support to R&D and Manufacturing in the development of test protocols and reports, validation plans and IQ/OQ/PQ rationales
  • Provide Quality Engineering support as required to assist with protocol execution and/or oversight
  • Provide Quality Engineering support and resource to assist with complaint and CAPA investigations and resolution
  • Work collaboratively with other functional areas to effectively investigate and resolve product and process quality issues, deploying appropriate tools to assist root cause analysis and risk assessment
  • Provide trending data and reports upon request to senior management, functional managers, regulatory authorities and customers
  • In conjunction with other departments, support development of validated test methods
  • In conjunction with the Risk Manager, provide QE input to improved dFMEAs and pFMEAs
  • Champion the deployment and use of Master control as the electronic tool for the management of all test protocols and reports, validation data, engineering change orders and any records associated with design review or project meetings
  • Develop training materials for design and manufacturing teams with respect to IQ/OQ/PQ validation requirements
  • Work collaboratively to create process based procedures for R&D and manufacturing in relation to design control, V&V and IQ/OQ/PQ
  • Assist with validation plans for new tools, machines and processes
  • Work towards meeting departmental and facility objectives
  • Participate in facility internal audit programme
  • Development of cross functional and collaborative relationships within the facility
  • Development of effective internal and external customer relationships to ensure quality and regulatory compliance for the business
  • Develop and maintain Computer System Validation inventory list


The successful candidate will possess;

  • Relevant science/engineering degree
  • Six sigma qualified – minimally green belt level
  • Proven experience in Quality Management Systems in a similar role within a medical device environment
  • Extensive experience in a global company within a regulated industry, preferably medical device or pharmaceutical manufacturing
  • Extensive experience of project support to design and validation teams
  • Strong leadership experience including motivational management
  • Working knowledge of minitab or similar statistical tool`s
  • Experience of FDA regulations
  • Thorough knowledge of regulatory standards, Quality Management Systems and global regulations for medical devices
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, including appropriate use of statistical techniques
  • Excellent facilitation, coordination, prioritising, presentation and communication skills
  • Proven ability to manage and prioritise work load, meet deadlines and work in a pressurised environment
  • Competence in the use of IT technology, such as Microsoft Office applications, and ability to learn other IT systems used in the QA department
  • Must be able to work cross functionally and develop effective relationships in support of multiple R&D and manufacturing led projects