Senior Quality Engineer

Recruitment Genius
04 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
This leading life science company develops and sells instruments, consumables, and services for liquid-, sample-, and cell handling in laboratories worldwide.

This company, the UK based competence centre for the design and manufacture of Ultra Low Temperature ULT Freezer products, based in Maldon Essex, is looking to recruit a Senior Quality Engineer as part of its strategic expansion to support its long term new product development roadmap.

The responsibilities for this new position include:

- Maintaining and continuously improving the facility's ability to retain its ISO9001 and Product certification approval.
- Experience of EC directives and certification requirements including EMC, LVD, MD ROHS, Reach etc.
- Working both with the company and Group Quality Management to maintain and continuously improve Group QA standards and procedures within the Quality Management System (QMS).
- Supporting the Customer Service, Materials Management, Manufacturing, and Product Development functions with respect to using best practice quality control systems and procedures to achieve continuous improvement.
- Working with Production to ensure that defect levels are monitored at all critical stages of the manufacturing process from materials goods-in to product dispatch and trends fed back to all areas.
- Supporting production engineering to ensure that adequate document, procedures, tooling, jigs etc. and training are in place to allow production of consistent good quality product.
- Working with Product Development Engineers to ensure technical documentation generation, maintenance and change are rigorously controlled, and that development work conforms to agreed procedures through to fully validated and documented product release.
- Assisting with risk assessments and FMEA within product and process development.
- Working with Materials Management and suppliers to ensure they receive consistent good quality materials, and that they have robust procedures in place to deal with: control of reject materials; rework procedures and related stock control; approval of suppliers and tracking/corrective action control for purchased reject materials.
- Working with Group Quality Management, Sales/Service, Portfolio management.
- Working with the Freezer team and the Group to continuously improve quality.

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