(Senior) QA Engineer

Location: Limburg, Netherlands Salary: competitive
Sector: Quality Assurance (QA) Type: Permanent

Senior Quality Engineer

For my international client in Limburg, The Netherlands, I'm looking for a (Senior) Quality Assurance Engineer. You will become a part their Quality Assurance department and maintain and improve their Quality Management System (ISO 13485:2016)

Your role

In this role you contribute to, maintain and improve the applicable QMS by supporting the quality representative and process owners, conducting internal audits, managing/reviewing preventive

and corrective actions, support process changes and following specific projects.

You are offered a position that allows you to be active throughout different departments of the organization and take the lead in different QA processes. You represent the QA department and you are in direct contact with different process owners. You are expected to work independently on your task and will be part of the Quality Team.

Your main tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Support process owners with implementation of quality requirements for processes within the QMS.
  • Provide Quality Assurance advice to process owners within the scope of the QMS.
  • Act as a delegate in one or more QMS processes.
  • Develop and provide training on applicable quality related subjects.
  • Perform internal and supplier audits.
  • Analyze data to identify trends and opportunities for improvement on quality aspects.
  • Overall Coordination and follow-up on product complaint investigations.
  • Support validation activities.
  • Support improvement projects & EOC projects (e.g. integrations, new product categories).
  • Use and establish analysis techniques and other quality control tools to aid decision making.
  • Identify opportunities for quality system and quality process improvements and work with task teams in achieving these.
  • Investigating root cause of quality issues and approving corrective/preventive actions to prevent reoccurrence.

Your must haves

  • Bachelor Degree in Applied Science, Engineering, Health Policy, Statistic, Business or similar
  • 3-5 years of relevant working experience in a quality role in a highly-regulated environment (preferably in medical technology/logistical operational environment, regulatory affairs)
  • Experience in implementation of Quality Systems is highly preferred
  • Excellent command of Dutch and English, both spoken and written

To be successful in this role, you are a self-starter, a decision maker. Besides a strong passion for quality and continuous improvement, you show a hands-on and result oriented approach to the application of quality tools. You are a distinct team player, who's able to build relationships with colleagues in other countries and departments. Managing several tasks, priorities and projects at once poses no problem for you and you can work well under pressure. Your outstanding communication and presentation skills enable you to energize your audience and drive change.

Is this the role for you?

Please send me, Shaneequa Ho A Tham, your CV (s.hoatham(@), or contact me at 020 522 15 77.