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Temporary QMS Manager (Maternity Cover)

Reference Number: 924495 | Salary: £30,000 | Location: Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom | Division: Scientific Contract

Temporary QMS Manager (maternity cover) – 6 months with possible extension
Medical Devices – Newcastle

The company

Our client is a fast growing Medical Device company that is currently growing multinational with operations and partners in the US, Asia, Europe and Africa. They are currently developing a cutting edge piece of technology that will allow users to be able to save money and provide quicker diagnosis for a range of medical tests.

The position

This is an ideal opportunity for a senior quality officer or similar to gain invaluable experience in a QA Manager position. Reporting to the head of QA and RA, you will be responsible for running the Quality Management System including implementing and maintaining Quality procedures along with maintaining regulatory compliance for the company’s products.

Key responsibilities

  • Maintain the Quality Management System
  • Be the voice of Quality throughout the organisation and promote Quality across all departments
  • Train existing staff and new joiners
  • Manage small team of Quality Officers
  • Uphold Regulatory and Quality standards both internally and with external suppliers
  • Participate in external and supplier audits and maintain audit schedule
  • Manage CAPA system including recording and investigating instances of non-conformance

Skills and experience

  • Current Quality Managers and Senior Quality Officers or similar considered from medical device or pharma background
  • Ideally good experience working to ISO13485
  • Life Science degree
  • At least 3 years’ auditing experience
  • Experience of training and managing a quality team
  • Good sense of humour and able to adapt with a changing environment as the company goes from R&D to commercialisation

Harris Lord is acting as a recruitment agency for this role

Contact: Adrian Hole

Keywords: ISO13485, 13485, audit, quality, CAPA, manager, non-conformance, FDA

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