Quality Engineer

Introduction / The Role

We currently have a position for a Quality Engineer to complement a passionate, friendly, and enthusiastic Technical Department at our site in Hallow, Worcestershire. You will be required to understand the processes and contribute to the continuous improvement of the production and development tasks whilst applying good manufacturing practice (GMP) and working within the QMS requirements.

Role responsibilities: To include but not limited to the following:

  • To be able  inspect manufactured components to ensure that they meet the requirements of medical devices, and to be able to transfer these skills. 

  • To be responsible for the quality of released product and incoming product

  • To ensure that the inspection systems and procedures fully satisfy the needs of the existing  product, the demands of the process and the capabilities of those using the equipment and to ensure that the equipment is validated and used in the prescribed manner.

  • Management of metrology and CMM programming 

  • Responsible for qualification, maintenance, and calibration of inspection processes 

  • Perform root cause investigations to address non conformances 

  • Facilitate in the Implementation of corrective and preventive actions

  • Facilitate in the Change processes

  • Establish and report on quality objectives

  • Perform supplier approval activities including supplier audits as required

  • Manage SCARs as required 

  • Facilitate in process validations (including sterilization)

  • Establish and maintain quality documents and conduct internal audits

  • Assist the QA/RA Manager in other QA/QMS activities as required

Quality Operations

  • Accurate record keeping and good housekeeping.

  • Clear and timely reporting of issues to QA and manufacturing leadership team.

  • Ensure training record is kept up to date and modules completed on time.


Skills/Qualifications:

Essential:

  • Qualifications in quality, engineering or sciences to degree level

  • Experience in quality engineering, quality assurance or similar role

  • Experience in inspection processes and measurement technologies

  • Experience of ISO 13485 or ISO 9001

  • Basic Health and Safety understanding

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to work as part of a team

  • Adaptability and commitment

Desirable:

  • Internal auditor qualification

  • Medical device manufacturing experience

 

Salary:

  • £30,000 - £35,000 p.a. depending on experience and qualifications

  • Pension

  • 20 + days annual leave, plus Bank Holidays

  • Death In Service Benefit

  • Free on-site parking

  • Full on-site training given

About JointMedica

JointMedica was formed in 2000. We are a small autonomous business designing and manufacturing Orthopaedic Devices, working in friendly cooperation with respected orthopaedic surgeons, experienced engineers, and a variety of cutting-edge manufacturing companies. We specialise in the creation of products that are highly innovative while at the same time meeting the heightened expectations of patients, along with the stringent quality and safety standards that apply to modern orthopaedic implants.

Please reply in writing with a covering letter stating current salary/salary expectations to: - cs@jointmedica.com

 

HR Department

Jointmedica Ltd

Unit 3, Ball Mill Top Business Park

Main Road

Hallow

Worcestershire

WR2 6LS

Tel: 01905 640008