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Sr Engr

Irvine, CA 92614

Posted: 07/08/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Number: 610285 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Target PR Range: 48-58/hr
*Depending on experience


The main function of a Quality Engineer is to apply engineering theory and principles to quality issues and ensure compliance to standard procedures and regulations.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage end to end CAPA process with the support of SMEs from a cross functional team. Work with the CAPA owners and lead investigations of complex manufacturing product quality and compliance issues (e.g., CAPA, audit observations) for all production processes based on engineering principles. Perform robust root cause analysis investigation, develop, and implement corrective actions, and establish effectiveness monitoring plans.
  • Manage all phases of the CAPA process for specific events, including documentation, root cause analysis investigation, record management, and assembly of robust CAPA files within the CAPA Management System.
  • Apply knowledge of quality engineering principles and methods to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and Edwards' systems/procedures.
  • Quality Systems Engineering support, including Post-Market Quality Engineering support.
  • Guide others in resolving basic issues in specialized area based on existing solutions and procedures.
  • Train, coach, and guide employees on CAPA procedures.
  • Other incidental duties assigned by Leadership.

Education and Experience:
  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering or related field plus 4 years relative regulated industry experience required; Electrical Engineering degree preferred.
  • Masters Degree will offset one (1) year of required experience.
  • Working knowledge of the Domestic and International regulatory Medical Device regulations (FDA 21 CFR 820, ISO 13485; and other applicable regulatory requirements).
  • Hands on engineering experience with electronics preferred
  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE), Quality System Lead Auditor, Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB), or related quality/regulatory certifications preferred.

Additional Skills:
  • Professional level proficiency with MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, MS Project)
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding and knowledge of principles, theories, and concepts relevant to Quality Engineering (e.g., CQE body of knowledge)
  • Knowledge of Six Sigma concepts with ability to apply to work product.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of statistical techniques.
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings.
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to influence change.
  • Ability to prioritize, plan & evaluate deliverables to established strategic goals.
  • Proficient knowledge of Quality Engineering concepts relative to the level of role (Senior Engineer)
  • Experience with automation, software testing, and software validation is strongly preferred.
  • Must be able to work in a collaborative team environment, including inter-departmental teams and key contact for internal and outside customers.
  • May work on resolution of complex technical issues or projects where precedent may not exist
  • Adhere to all company rules and requirements (e.g., pandemic protocols, Environmental Health & Safety rules) and take adequate control measures in preventing injuries to themselves and others as well as to the protection of environment and prevention of pollution under their span of influence/control.
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