Real Staffing

Sr. Quality Engineer

  • Job type: Contract
  • Salary: competitive
  • Location: Palo Alto
  • Reference: RE-32496450

Senior Quality Engineer | Contract

Location: Palo Alto, CA

Industry: Medical Device

Real Life Sciences has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Quality Engineer for our client who has created an innovative and exciting women's health device.

The quality team is seeking a Senior Quality Engineer who will be responsible for providing quality engineering leadership in support of design and manufacturing of an electro-mechanical product. This position will work closely with Operations and R&D on new product activities and support production and continuous quality improvement.


Responsibilities will include:

* Support manufacturing quality, including but not limited to:

◦Work closely with Operations to resolve in-house and supplier quality problems using established problem solving methodologies (Root Cause Analysis, Mistake-Proofing, etc.).

◦Review/approve product and process change control documentation and specifications.

◦Review/approve manufacturing and inspection tool design, automation systems and related system documentation.

◦Have an active role or lead the development, review and approval of process and equipment validation/qualifications (IQ, OQ & PQ).

◦Participate or lead supplier audits.

◦Initiate, investigate, review and approve nonconforming material and related system documentation.

* Write protocols and reports, and perform statistical analysis of data - when needed.
* Work with manufacturing and quality function to establish process control and manufacturing metrics and report regularly.
* Interface with suppliers for new processes, quality issues and process improvements for assigned projects.


* Minimum of 3-5 years of experience as a QE/Sr. QE
* Medical Device specific experience is required
* Experience working cross functionally with teams to complete engineering projects to assist in streamlining production
* Experience with production and process control, design control, process/test method validation, and root cause analysis
* Experience leading/driving projects is a plus
* Attention to detail
* Be an advocate for product excellence and quality


* Bachelor's degree in engineering or related field or equivalent work experience required
* CQE, RAC, RAB, ASQ or other quality and regulatory certificates are a plus

Real was established in 1998 and currently has 250 specialist recruiters globally veering Healthcare IT, Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology, and Medical Devices.

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