Quality Engineer Manager

The Medical Technology sector is expanding rapidly, and global regulations and quality requirements are constantly adapting to the market's growth. We know compliance requirements at medical devices companies play a crucial role in the product design phase. This is where the role of a Quality Engineer Manager can help. At Meet, we source the best talent and opportunities within this space to take you or your company to new heights. 

Quality Engineer Manager's lead teams through the development stages of the product lifecycle. This includes establishing a company's quality procedures through to the manufacturing process and final product phase. In addition, they ensure products and services are compliant and meet the specific needs of the client or customer. 

Additionally, Quality Engineers work closely with the broader company, reporting on the performance of quality management systems (QMS). Depending on the company and position available, they may be tasked with inspecting raw materials, components and quality systems. Overall, they help improve the quality and durability of the product by acting on any technical issues with the products.

People within this position adhere to high-quality standards and take a proactive approach to their projects. Quality Engineer Managers are passionate people who bring significant value to any company within Medical Technology. Individuals who opt for a career in this space find it extremely fulfilling.

Responsibilities of a Quality Engineer Manager

Depending on the employer, a Quality Engineer Manager is responsible for the following: 

  • Devise a company's quality standards, procedures and specifications
  • review customer requirements and make sure they are met
  • Collaborate with purchasing staff to establish quality requirements from external suppliers
  • Document standards for quality, health and safety
  • Ensure manufacturing or production processes meet multi-national standards
  • Find solutions aimed at reducing waste to increase efficiency
  • Detail quality procedures with operating staff
  • Create and maintain documentation procedures and controls  
  • Measure performance by collating and analysing relevant data
  • Produce and present statistical reports
  • Review existing policies and suggest necessary changes and improvements
  • Implement any policy amendments 
  • Help and advise on improving product quality
  • Support test automation of products and procedures
  • Monitor performance and identify any areas of weakness, recommending and implementing improvements
  • Liaise and communicate with managers, design teams, software developers and other quality assurance engineer working on the project
  • Provide quality standards training, tools and techniques to other members of staff
  • Review the effectiveness of any implemented changes
  • Ensure the company is working as effectively as possible to keep up with competitors
  • Lead, mentor, train and manage a team of quality control engineers

Skills and experience needed

Experienced senior Quality Engineer Managers will be required to have the below skills and experience: 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to analyse and problem solve
  • Have effective planning and project management skills
  • Able to lead, train and motivate a team
  • Takes a strategic approach to work
  • Adapt and facilitate any changes of a project
  • Great numerical and statistical analysis skills
  • Pays close attention to detail
  • Knowledge of other team members’ work disciplines, including engineering and science.



Quality Engineer Managers will be expected to have a BS/MS degree or postgraduate qualification in any of the below: 

  • Engineering and manufacturing
  • Food science and technology
  • Physical/mathematical/applied science
  • Polymer science technology
  • Textile technology
  • Any Medical Technology or Life Sciences degree

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Meet is a global Life Sciences recruitment agency with personality. We offer dynamic talent solutions for permanent Medical Technology and QA/RA positions, ranging from middle management to executive level. Our team of experts specialise in finding solutions to the recruitment challenges of both clients and candidates. 

We know that experienced professionals in this space are in high demand, meaning hiring has become more challenging. However, our professionals thrive on solving the most difficult of recruitment challenges. No matter the extent of your acquisition needs, we can support you. So, if you're looking to hire your next Quality Engineer Manager for your business, discover how we can help today.

At Meet, we're here to support your goals, hopes, and passions. Combined with our experienced team of professionals, you can be assured to be treated more than just a number. We won't stop until we've found you a Quality Engineer job best suited to you. Find your next quality role with Meet and discover how we support Medical Technology and QA/RA candidates today.

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