Sr. Quality Assurance Engineer in Aurora, CO at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 9/15/2018

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Job Description

Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
We are looking for a Senior Quality Assurance Engineer who will be responsible for implementing, maintaining, and improving internal Quality Management System (QMS). The Senior Quality Assurance Engineer is also responsible for collaborating with design partners, OEM vendors, and suppliers in defining, managing, and integrating their quality system documents and records into the QMS. For immediate consideration send your updated resume and contact information to

Desired Skills & Experience:
• Create, implement, maintain, improve, and verify the QMS.
• Generate and review applicable quality system documentation including SOPs, Work Instructions, Test Protocols and Reports, Risk Management and Design & Development documents, labeling, and other quality system documentation.
• Participate in developing and reviewing product and subsystem requirements to ensure they are unitary, complete, consistent, traceable, feasible, unambiguous, testable, and verifiable. Support the traceability of risks and requirements to execution of verification.
• Support design control activities including development and maintenance of appropriate documentation such as risk management reports and design history files, and other documentation related to change control.
• Contribute to verification activities including developing the Verification & Validation Plan that defines all V&V activities, work closely with the engineering team to develop black box functional test protocols that verify the system level requirements and provide visibility into the tests that the design will need to meet.
• Participate in risk analysis and requirements reviews to ensure that identified risks are mitigated to an acceptable level and that all requirements have test coverage.
• Ensure that all appropriate Software Verification & Validation activities are followed including that low-level unit testing is adequate to the level of concern and that all configuration management, build, release and version control methods are followed.
• Conduct testing per test protocols and develop test reports. Complete traceability of requirements to tests.
• Participate in internal audits and assessments of the Quality System with suggested changes for continuous improvement.
• Implement and maintain procedures and processes related to external suppliers, their quality systems, and integration of their quality records into QMS.
• Perform and/or coordinate supplier audits and assessments of the supplier’s Quality System and expected QMS deliverables.
• Develop inspection documentation and support incoming inspection of materials.
• Coordinate and/or assist in the preparation of approval applications and technical documentation for Regulatory Agencies and Compliance Agencies.
• Assist with Regulatory Agency and Compliance Agency audits.
• Support compliance with the company quality standards, FDA regulations and guidance, applicable EU Medical Device Directives, applicable ISO standards, and other pertinent country specific medical regulatory requirements.

Additional Qualifications:
• Working knowledge of FDA QSR, ISO 13485, ISO14971 and MDD regulations.
• Excellent attention to detail and documentation practices.
• Proven product development track record in medical device industry.
• Willing to do what it takes to get the job done, efficient multi-tasking abilities.
• Energetic self-starter with strong initiative and sense of ownership.
• Demonstrated problem solving abilities and excellent communication skills.
• Team player and strong work ethic.
• Willingness to travel as required: 10%-15%.

Education and Experience Requirements:
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer must have a BS or MS in science, engineering, quality. Must have a minimum of 7 years of related experience. Medical device industry experience is a must.

Organizational Structure:
• Reports to Quality Assurance Director
• Accepts guidance from VP of Product Development


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Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.