quality engineer in inverness

07 December 2018
lifescan inverness, randstad inhouse services
job type
£ 17.94 per year
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inverness, scotland
sub specialism
environmental & geotechnical
job type
working hours
£ 17.94 per year
reference number
lifescan inverness, randstad inhouse services
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job description

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


* 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

Job Responsibilities/Duties

* 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

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!





educational requirements

BSc engineering,engineering