206471 - Quality Engineer II
$25 to $35.00 DOE
6 Months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Quality Engineer II for a contract opportunity in Eugene, OR.

The Quality Engineer (QE) is responsible for management and oversight of all validation, preventive maintenance, and calibration activities to support site activities. The QE will be involved in preparing and implementing validation protocols and reports, and supporting on-time preventive maintenance and calibration. For all projects worked on, active participation and leadership is expected in the origination of design concepts, design specifications, design for quality and manufacturing requirements, project planning, and applicable documentation. The QE develops, modifies, applies and maintains quality standards, and generates protocols and reports. The QE provides mentoring and coaching to Manufacturing, R&D and support personnel on Quality System Requirements and process improvement methodologies for the site’s products and processes. The QE will also support the Organic Production department, managing nonconforming material, investigations, process improvements through effective corrective actions, and leading material review board meetings.

• Direct and improve validation activities for the facility, including maintenance of the Validation Master Plan.
• Perform, evaluate and analyze validation protocols and associated data for compliance with site procedures and ISO guidelines.
• Evaluate and analyze validation data collected during projects, verify adequacy of the data and compliance with Quality System and regulatory requirements.
• Actively partner with Manufacturing and supporting departments on special projects to create and revise qualification and validation protocols, studies, or other improvement projects.
• Facilitate supplier visits related to validation, calibration, preventive and corrective maintenance as required.
• Support the Facilities department to capture Quality related and validation activities.
• Participate in and support change control activities for documents and manufacturing processes.
• Oversee the execution of the site’s preventive maintenance and calibration program, ensuring that OOTs are promptly resolved and risk assessments performed.
• Investigate, analyze and correct process non-conformances (internal, external and systemic issues).
• Actively seek, create and implement projects for quality improvement.
• Collect, analyze, and present Quality data.
• Define, drive, and execute process and product improvement plans and ensure their effectiveness
• Participate as internal auditor, and participate in external audits.
• Has a proactive and process-driven approach to problem solving.
• Able to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
• Investigate organic material failures with the support of technical team.
• Eliminate root causes through effective corrective actions.
• Other duties may be assigned, as required.
• Travel requirement: 0-10%.

• 2-5 years experience in the Quality Assurance field required.
• Strong computer skills (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint).
• Knowledge of Quality Assurance and/or Quality Systems, including standards such as ISO 13485 Medical Devices – Quality Management System.
• Knowledge of Operations and manufacturing processes.
• Familiar with enterprise software systems including Agile, TrackWise®, SAP-LMS.
• Knowledge of statistical data analysis methods and tools (e.g. JMP, Minitab).
• Able to motivate and positively influence peers.
• Able to resolve rapidly common or complex inquiries or complaints from internal and/or external customers and regulatory agencies.
• Able to effectively present information to groups of employees, site leadership, and customers.
• Able to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific data and QMS standards.
• Able to manage and lead a cross functional team.

• BS in Chemistry, Biology, or Engineering (Chemical, Biomedical, Industrial, Mechanical or Quality) or BS with other demonstrated equivalent work experience in the Quality Systems area pertaining to a scientific industry

Full-Time; 8:00am - 5:00pm.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Rochelle Anderson
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x280 or (800) 927-9318 x280

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.