Senior Engineer, Design Quality - Life Sciences MNC

Job details

Location: Singapore
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: HCLS/EP/SE/22012019/CH
Posted: about 2 years ago
Consultant: Ewen Poh
Consultant Email: email Ewen
Consultant Phone:

Job description

Our client is a well-known manufacturer of Life Sciences equipment


  • Participate in new product development initiatives by providing quality engineering support to assigned projects.

  • Oversee the Product Development Process and ensure defendable practices and scientific analyses are employed.

  • Provide QA oversight on software, hardware and consumable development process throughout the life-cycle of projects to ensure adherence to procedures as required by QMS.

  • Collaborate with the software development team to ensure that verification and validation activities are complete and robust

  • Perform document review and approval of software, hardware and consumables engineering documentation (e.g. System Requirements Specifications, Design and Development documentation, Verification and Validation Test plans/ procedures /final reports)

  • Review and maintain Design History Files and ensure they comply with company procedures and regulatory requirements.

  • Participate in Design Transfer activities.

  • Participate in supplier selection from design perspective.

  • Participate in product Risk Reviews during product development and post-launch activities.

  • Maintain product Risk Management files.

  • Develop NPI Quality Plans.

  • Perform review and approval of Engineering Change Request and Engineering Change Orders.

  • Oversee quality procedures for the software, hardware and consumable functions within the Product Development group.

  • Lead process definition and improvement activities and training within the software, hardware and consumable functions.

  • Provide QA oversight on non-product software validation and perform document review and approval of non-product software validation documentation (e.g. Validation Plan, protocols, Validation Reports)

  • Work with the QMS team to improve awareness, communication, and training on quality procedures and initiatives to support corporate quality goals as a leader in Mass Spectrometry as well as an emerging medical device company.

  • Provide data analysis & trending of processes & products characteristics and other feedback on current product issues to the development team.

  • Participate in continuous improvement activities in a cross-functional environment (e.g. Kaizen).

  • Member of internal audit team and to lead internal audit teams.

  • Mentor and coach individuals and teams while resolving problems and implementing best practices.

  • Maintain and comply with the requirements of ISO9001, ISO13485, FDA 21 CFR Part 820 and other applicable regulatory requirements.

  • Supporting Role - Quality Management System (QMS)

    • Identify areas for improvement of the QMS through active participation in internal audit program.

    • Schedule and support audit activities including pre-audit planning, audit readiness and post-audit follow-up with lead auditor.

    • Support the development and administration of the complaints handling, CAPA and internal non-conformance processes.

    • Provide training on basic quality tools to the supporting functions.

    • Ensure compliance of operations within areas of concern with all relevant EHS regulatory requirements and Company safety policies, procedures and guidelines.



  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent.

  • A minimum of 5 years of related experience in a manufacturing environment especially instruments manufacturing with focus on

    • New product development

    • Design changes

    • Design transfer

  • Good understanding of the following QMS standards - ISO9001 QMS, ISO13485 QMS, ISO 14971 Application of Risk Management to Medical Devices and FDA 21 CFR Part 820 is strongly desirable.

  • Exposure to/ experience with verification & validation of medical devices

  • Ability to read technical drawings and experience in writing procedures to QMS requirements.

  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills with the ability to effectively interface with a variety of associates at various levels.

  • Systematic problem-solving skills in identifying, prioritizing, communicating, and resolving quality issues.

  • High attention to detail and processes

  • Strong organization and multi-tasking skills

  • Goal oriented, interpersonal, self-motivated and team player

  • Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel) and other quality tools (Minitab, FMEA, SPC, DOE, etc.) and their application.

  • Certification in Six Sigma green/ black belt is an advantage.


Please contact Ewen Poh at +65 6950 0365 or for a confidential discussion


EA License no: 16S8066 | Registration no: R1550486


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