Quality Engineer / QE

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire Salary: £30 - £35 per hour
Sector: Pharmaceuticals, Medical Communications, Medical Devices Specialism:
Type: Contract Contact: April Burton

Quality Engineer / QE


Leading Medical Device Company

Up to £35 per hour

Quality Engineer / QE needed for a leading Medical Device company who specialise in orthopaedic products. My client is looking for a Quality Engineer / QE with a minimum 5 years experience in a Quality or Engineering function withing a Medical Device or Pharmaceutical company.

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Quality Engineer / QE will include:

  • Provide Quality point of contact for Global Supply Chain with select Preferred Suppliers
  • Produce advanced quality planning documentation
  • Drive cost improvement with the use of PE tools
  • Manage training and certification of operators and inspectors
  • Conduct on-site quality and process assessments
  • Review and approve Validation of new/changed production processes as required

What you need to be the successful Quality Engineer / QE

In order to be the successful Quality Engineer / QE and have a chance to gain such a fantastic opportunity, you ideally need to have the following:


  • Third level engineering qualification (Certificate Level, College Degree, or Equivalent) preferably in a mechanical or quality discipline.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a Quality or Engineering Function within a Medical Device / Pharmaceutical Company.
  • Knowledge of applicable production processes
  • Willingness to travel
  • Strong in root cause analysis skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead improvement projects with suppliers


  • Process Excellence - Green/Black belt certification
  • ISO 9001 Internal/External Auditor or ASQ Certification as an Auditor.
  • Experienced in SPC, Product Validation and ISO 13485.
  • Previous People management experience
  • Project management experience.
  • Knowledge of Orthopaedic products and manufacturing processes

This is a really fantastic opportunity for a Quality Engineer / QE . If you are interested, please apply as soon as possible, this is a fantastic contract opportunity paying a very competitive rate and will therefore not be around for long!

Quality Engineer / QE


Leading Medical Device Company

Up to £35 per hour

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