Staff Supplier Quality Engineer in Le Locle

  • Salary: 65 - 70 CHF per hour
  • REF Number: 00044486
  • Consultant: Jocelyn Blackham
  • Contact: 01438 842962
  • Date Published: 22.01.2019
  • Sector: Medical Devices
  • Location: West Switzerland
  • Discipline: Science - QA/Validation

Staff Supplier Quality Engineer - Le Locle

Jocelyn Blackham is recruiting for a Staff Supplier Quality Engineer to join a company in the Medical Device industry at their site based in Le Locle on a contract basis for 6 months.

The main purpose of the role will be to:

  • Play a key role in the integration of Vendors currently controlled within the QMS from one company to another.
  • Ensure that current supplier controls within QMS are maintained, while working with the vendors to document/improve process controls to ensure seamless integration.
  • Conduct on-site quality and process assessments at Vendor's to approve new suppliers and ongoing assessment of established suppliers.
  • Design, review and approve Validation of production processes.
  • Participate and lead design for manufacturability evaluations where appropriate for Supplier Quality related projects.
  • Actively support the overall strategy for risk identification, mitigation and communication.

Further responsibilities will include:

  • Generate Quality metrics on supplier performance and establish measures to monitor quality costs and cost avoidance.
  • Ensure effective and timely closure on all Supplier Corrective Action Requests.
  • Maintain standards of housekeeping & GMP requirements.

In order to be considered for this role, you will be required to have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • A university degree or similar qualification. A Master's Degree would be an advantage.- Previous experience in a quality role within a regulated industry.
  • Experience with Quality Auditing (external).
  • Knowledge of FDA, ISO and other specific Quality System requirements specific to Medical Device Design and Manufacturing.
  • Thorough understanding of quality systems and regulations and business impact of decisions and actions.
  • Previous experience within the Medical device/diagnostic industry is essential.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a leading Medical Device company.

For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Jocelyn Blackham on 0041 (0) 41 727 6793 or email Please quote reference QLS44486 in all correspondence.

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