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Orla Crowley

Orla brings more than nine years of specialist recruitment experience and a background of more than 15 years working in healthcare to her role in Wallace Myers International.

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Quality Engineer Germany

€60000 - €65000 per annum

Quality Engineer

Our Client a Leading Medical device company in Germany are currently seeking an experienced Quality Engineer to join their Team onsite permanent position available.


The position holder will lead MDR transition project.

The position will be responsible for overall project management, including the planning and implementation, to facilitate full compliance with the new European Union Medical Device Regulation (EU MDR). The Project Manager will provide direction and understanding on the regulatory requirements of the MDR to the business unit as well as responsible to influence a wide range of functions and departments to drive the project.

The main responsibilities include.

  • Develop, plan, communicate and deploy project schedules. Responsible to meet project phase deliverables and milestones.
  • Maintain project governance
  • Partner with cross functional teams regarding common interpretation and guidance, deliverables, pace and progress to ensure a harmonized approach for achieving compliance.
  • Communicate effectively with senior management to ensure clear expectations, demonstrate progress and identify issues. Provide progress updates and regular reporting to business and functions leadership
  • Through the implementation of project management and productivity tools, maintain and track progress and produce applicable reports
  • Facilitate periodic status update meetings, take meeting minutes with action items, and follow up with SMEs on expected deliverables.
  • Lead the gap assessment on current QMS documentation and address the gaps for MDR compliance.
  • Lead the gap assessment on current technical files of legacy devices and support product manager on remediate the files for MDR compliance.

Design Control

  • Support on new product development and design change project to ensure compliance to internal procedure and regulatory needs.
  • Ensure that customer requirements are incorporated into product functional specifications
  • Participate in all design reviews to provide input on process compliance and design quality indicators
  • Provide quality guidance and participation in Validation, Qualification activities including, review of protocol, and identification of sample size, test method and reports.
  • Responsible for verifying Design transfer activities to ensure compliance to internal procedure and regulatory needs.
  • Provide trainings to R&D team on regulations applied to new product development and any design change.

Risk Management

  • Create and update Risk Analysis files in consultation with development team.
  • Provide guidance on Risk Management planning to R&D.
  • Facilitate FMEAs (Design and Process)

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Minimum 3 years in a quality engineering role in Medical Device industry.
  • Exposure of ISO 13485, ISO 14971, MDD, EU MDR and USFDA QSR Part 820
  • Bachelor of Science or equivalent Degree
  • Experience in complaints handling

For further information or a confidential discuss on the Quality Assurance Role

please contact Orla Crowley on 0830286256 /

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This position was pPosted on 23 May 2021

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