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Quality Engineer

West Midlands, United Kingdom

  • Salary: £35,000
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Posted: 17/01/2019
  • Contact name: Rebecca Wallis
  • Contact number: 01892 612612
  • Ref: 3965

Job description

Hobson Prior is seeking a Quality Engineer for an exciting position based in Birmingham. The client is a world leader in specialised medical diagnostics and joining them will enable you to become part of a global community delivering new and innovative solutions to the market. This role reports into the quality engineering manager.

Quality Engineer – Birmingham

Job Responsibilities

  • Evaluate relevant regulatory standards and requirements in order to ensure the full compliance of the Quality Management System (QMS) in manufacturing
  • Work with the quality assurance team to ensure company-wide compliance with internal and external quality system requirements
  • Advise the manufacturing teams on quality-related and day-to-day issues
  • Improve metrics and delivery performance by identifying and escalating points for improvement and reduced variation in manufacturing processes

Key Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to build and maintain relationships with internal and external customers
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Works effectively in high-pressure situations
  • Able to work self-sufficiently, and prioritise according to business needs


  • A degree or equivalent in biological sciences or a related field would be advantageous
  • Working knowledge of FDA part 820, ISO 13485
  • Prior experience working within QA engineering or manufacturing QA position in a manufacturing environment within the IVD or medical device/regulatory industry
  • Proven understanding of quality principles and systems
  • A quality assurance or manufacturing engineering background would be beneficial


Apply now:

If you are interested in learning more or applying to this exciting opportunity, please complete the form below and attach a copy of your CV. Alternatively, for further details or to talk directly to a life sciences recruitment specialist, please request a call back at the top of this page.

Hobson Prior is a leading specialist life science recruiter focused on finding exceptional people and matching them with the finest positions across the globe. Hobson Prior is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.