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Quality Engineer
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Recruiter: Experis IT
Listed on: 2nd May
Location: Inverness
Salary/Rate: £40 - £45
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH102677_1556793246_expired
Contact Name: Emma Higson-Kirrane

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Quality Engineer Inverness 6 Months

Our client is a diagnostic systems manufacturer with products focusing on the diabetes market, specifically blood glucose monitoring systems. They are looking for a Quality Engineer to join their team in Inverness.

Technical Competencies and Responsibilities include:

  • Providing Quality Engineering leadership and project management to all areas of the business
  • Minimising risk to the customer through risk analysis and risk management throughout the product lifecycle
  • Leading reduction of the cost of quality and non-compliance to the business
  • Ensuring adherence to Quality system in order to achieve highest levels of compliance and identifies improvements to the system.
  • Utilizing Process Excellence tools and methodologies, leads activities to lean out processes, improve products, raw materials and reduce customer complaints
  • Leading CAPAs to drive improvement
  • NCMR Investigation and implementation of corrective actions
  • Acting as Quality SME to the business
  • Training others in Quality systems, tools and objectives
  • Working in partnership with Marketing and R&D to ensure customer Quality needs are met at product design and development phase and throughout product development lifecycle
  • In partnership with Manufacturing, leads reduction of non-conforming product and processes
  • The ability to analyze and identify emerging trends, to highlight preventative measure opportunities
  • Supporting and deputising for the Quality Manager as required


  • Product Knowledge
  • Manufacturing knowledge
  • Knowledge of diabetes
  • Working knowledge of regulatory and compliance environment e. ISO 13485:2003; 21 CFR Part 820, ISO 14971 and ISO 15197
  • Statistics
  • Working knowledge of failure investigation

Skills required include:

  • Quality Acumen
  • Project Management skills with ability to prioritise and effectively manage to defined timelines
  • Meeting Management
  • Financial Acumen
  • Data driven decision making
  • Time Management
  • Technical Specification Writing
  • Ability to train others
  • Proactive approach to issue identification and problem resolution
  • Verbal communications
  • Negotiation
  • Resilient and ability to work under pressure.

Required Qualifications:

  • Degree in Engineering, Life Sciences or related discipline or equivalent relevant experience
  • ASQ CQE certification or equivalent
  • Green Belt certified

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Black Belt certified

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance.