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Design Assurance Lead, Sustaining Management

Job Title: Design Assurance Lead, Sustaining Management
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Unknown
REF: 123990
Contact Name: Larry O’Leary
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Design Assurance Lead, Sustaining Management
Our client, a Medtech company with strong development and commercial pipeline, now seek an experienced Quality Professional who will work within Design Assurance having responsibility for leading commercial product performance and post marketing surveillance activities.

This is a new role within Design Assurance function to support increased scope of compliance and associated changes within EU MDR legislation. There is flexibility for this hire to work remotely.

This hire will provide leadership, oversight and direction to the Sustaining Design Assurance team. You will manage multiple stakeholders and associated projects, ensuring compliance of all commercial products for this therapy area, including product development systems/processes/complaint handling/data analysis and trending/driving product improvements.

The successful candidate will assist in formulating strategy and lead execution on quality deliverables through product development process, recertification, risk management and design control SOPs, ensuring products meets all applicable regulatory requirements.

This role will appeal to a candidate who wishes to develop their team leading experience within Design Assurance Quality function, working on change management of existing area and developing the Sustaining area. Opportunity for progression internally within Site, European and Global teams.

The ideal candidate will be a Quality professional with depth of experience in Complaint Management and working with associated Quality systems, who is experienced in an audit facing role, ensuring compliance of quality systems and products. Experience in either: verification / validation techniques, risk management, statistical techniques and / or post-market surveillance activity is preferred.

Requirements for Design Assurance Lead:
Honours Bachelor's Degree in Science, Engineering or equivalent technical discipline. Advanced qualification is preferred.
7+ years' Quality Assurance experience, ideally in Design Assurance, Design Control, DHF Compliance in a leadership role pertaining to NPD / NPIs.
People management experience is preferred i.e.: setting goals and objectives, conducting performance reviews, etc.
Proven experience with ISO 13485, ISO 14971, Quality System regulations and FDA regulatory guidelines.
Proven experience with Design Controls, Risk Analysis, Risk Management and Continuous Improvements.
Strong Validation experience, particularly with Process Validation regarding NPIs.
Project Management and Stakeholder Management experience highly desirable.

Please contact Larry on +353 1 2302400 /

The RFT Group, BioPharmaceutical Division specialise exclusively in the recruitment of scientists, engineers and executives for the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device sectors.

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