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Inverness, Scotland
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11 January 2019
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Do you want to work for one of the biggest companies in Inverness that includes worker benefits? If you do, this could be the job for you!


The role offers a highly competitive financial package which includes:

* 33 Days paid annual leave, inclusive of bank holidays
* Pension
* Paid Weekly
* Subsidised canteen
* Free parking
* Motorbike and bicycle shelters


* Monday - Friday, 37.5 HOURS

* 08:00AM - 16:00PM


* 09:00AM - 17:00PM

Pay Rate:

* £17.94 PER HOUR


* Leads activities within the quality system such as: change control, design control, NC, CAPA and risk management activities.
* Leads supporting projects within own function. Involvement in cross functional or global projects.
* Is recognised as a Subject Matter Expert and functional 'go-to' person for same function.
* Influences business partners & suppliers to ensure product quality and compliance to quality systems
* Understands the breadth of the quality system and how it fits into the wider business perspective.
* Makes decisions based upon data. Understands the balance of day-to-day activities versus big picture. Can assess risk and take action appropriately. Escalates issues as appropriate
* Could have participation in third party inspections/audits
* Work with business partners to implement continuous improvements to product designs and labelling.
* Proactive & forward thinking. Implements continuous improvement activities.
* Identifies opportunities for, and supports activities such as: product improvements, quality metric improvements, root cause analysis, problem solving.
* Knowledgeable in Design Control and post launch product management
* Ability to understand customer needs
* Understands principals of Human Factors engineering and Reliability Engineering


* Degree or experience in relevant Engineering or Science discipline
* PeX Green Belt or similar problem solving situations
* Quality systems
* Product Knowledge
* Manufacturing knowledge
* Working knowledge of regulatory environment i.e. ISO 13485:2003; 21 CFR Part 820, ISO 14971 and ISO 15197
* Risk Management tools e.g FMEA; SRA; DOE
* Statistics
* Working knowledge of failure investigation
* Meeting Management
* Demonstrated Project Management skills
* Quality Acumen
* Data driven decision making
* Time Management
* Ability to train others
* Proactive approach to issue identification and problem resolution
* Verbal communications
* Negotiation.
* Resilient and ability to work under pressure.
* Trouble shooting and problem-solving skills


* Master's degree in relevant discipline
* ASQ certification or equivalent
* Process/technical Transfer
* Knowledge of diabetes
* Change Management experience
* Lean experience

Training will be given to successful candidates. This is a 12 month contract.

It is essential that you provide 2 years of work and character references to cover any gaps in employment.

We receive a high volume of applications and if you have not been contacted within 4 weeks please consider that you have not been successful at this time.

If this looks like the role for you, why not click apply today!