Urgent -QA Manager & Supervisor -Switzerland -English essential

£99946.80 - £108275.70 per annum + bonus
Jan 01, 2021
Jan 31, 2021
Andrew Boroky
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Quality Assurance Manager & Supervisor - Swiss MedTech -English essential, French &/or German a bonus

This is a growing company. Well respected in Diagnostics circles for products and automated testing of blood and serum samples, they are a global manufacturer and with HQ in scenic French Switzerland. Intent on ensuring QA staff numbers are aligned with Business needs, they are seeking (ideally) a French/English/German speaking Quality Assurance manager to take over responsibility for managing, leading, and coaching of the Quality Assurance System team with 5-7 direct reports.

Daily tasks to

  • Ensure conformity and application of the Quality Management Systems across the facility.
  • Manage customer audits and regulatory inspections.
  • Drive strategies to continuously improve Quality Management Systems to ensure customer and regulatory requirements are met
  • Collaborate actively with the business partners to develop quality culture.
  • Monitor the foreseen regulatory evolutions to anticipate new requirements and plan for the future.

Typically we'd expect a degree in the Applied Sciences, Engineering, or similar, with at least 5 years medical devices industry experience and a thorough working knowledge of local standards: ISO 13485, ISO 9001 and ISO 14971, as well as FDA 21CFR820. Supervisory experience is ESSENTIAL. Being a specialist in the Diagnostics sector, product experience is useful, as is project management expertise, experience in Lean or Six Sigma projects (Green Belt certification a plus). Professionals from the Pharmaceutical sector will also be considered.

Other relevant criteria would include an analytical mindset, strong problem solving skills, creative and strategic thinking, strong ability to communicate within a multicultural environment with multiple audiences (Quality, Regulatory, R&D, Sales), and find pragmatic solutions in challenging situations.

English is essential for this role while French and German are both beneficial because of the site location and future Business plans.

Do you see your next professional challenge in this position? We look forward to receiving your application.

For more information on this vacancy, &/or and new opportunities in QA within the Medical Devices & Diagnostics sectors in Switzerland, please contact the Senior Consultant Andrew Boroky on 0041 43 50 80 817, and email him at a.boroky@nonstopconsulting.com ahead of a confidential discussion of this opportunity.

KEY WORDS: Quality Assurance, QA, Compliance, Compliance specialist, Quality Engineer, Medical Devices, Switzerland, ISO 13485, ISO 9001, ISO 14971, GMP, CAPA, FDA, risk assessment, Diagnostic, IVD, laboratory, audits, instrumentation, LEAN, Six Sigma, Kaizen, 5S, IT, Corrective action, preventative action, Medical Device jobs, nonstop recruitment

NonStop is one of the largest and fastest growing specialised life sciences recruitment companies in Europe. We are proud members of the APSCo life sciences group who ensure we meet the highest quality standards within the recruitment industry. Our offices are located in the UK, Switzerland and the Czech Republic and we hold labour leasing licences across Europe. Please visit our website for a full list of the niche markets we cover.

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