Merrimack, New Hampshire

At Getinge we have the passion to perform

Join our diverse teams of passionate people and a career that allows you to develop both personally and professionally. At Getinge, our passion is to secure that every person and community have access to the best possible care, offering hospitals and life science institutions products and solutions that aim to improve clinical results and optimize workflows. Every day we collaborate to make a true difference for our customers - and to save more lives.

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Job Overview
The Sr. Engineer, Design Quality is an active member of the Design Quality Engineering (DQE) team who will provide design assurance support for our existing commercially released medical devices, as well as new product development projects. You will be part of a collaborative cross-functional team, often consisting of members from Product Development Engineering, Clinical Affairs, Marketing, Regulatory Affairs, Production and Supplier Quality Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, and Manufacturing, etc., to support new product development efforts, design changes, risk management activities, supplier changes, manufacturing and process changes, corrective and preventive actions (CAPAs), product complaint investigations, post-market surveillance, and other compliance projects, such as EU MDR uplift of existing products. You will have the opportunity to learn about and work on a variety of medical devices, including chest drains, endovascular stents, and vascular grafts. The main function of the DQE team is to ensure compliance to internal procedures and external regulations, standards, and guidances, and ensure design controls are met throughout the lifecycle of our devices. You will also provide SME input for risk management. You will ensure best practices are followed in documentation and design decisions to support successful audits by regulatory agencies. This role consists mainly of review of product/project documentation and collaborative cross-functional team discussion and decision making.

Who You Are:
Someone with a background in medical devices, with strong knowledge of ISO 13485 and 21 CFR 820 and how they relate to design control, risk management, and other quality practices. You have experience with the product development lifecycle, assessment and implementation of design changes, and maintaining compliance to external standards and regulations. You also have working knowledge of ISO 14971 and experience with risk management tools such as FMEA. You are familiar with creating design inputs, performing Design Verification and Validation, performing Process and Test Method Validation, conducting design reviews, and supporting design transfer to manufacturing. You have familiarity with statistical analysis techniques and sampling plans. You have strong technical writing skills, experience in root cause analysis, and you have extreme attention to detail but also have the ability to see the "big picture" i.e. how each part of a project feeds into the design control process overall. You have the ability to learn quickly, manage multiple priorities, and work well under pressure and a fast-paced environment. You are an individual that is self-driven, possesses a strong desire to learn, strives for excellence, and always keeps quality and the customer in mind in everything you do.

Job Responsibilities and Essential Duties
• Represent Quality initiatives and compliance when participating on design and development project teams, including in Design and Phase reviews.
• Provide guidance for the generation, review and approval of design control documentation and deliverables
• Evaluate design control documentation (ex. requirements, specifications, FMEAs, verification/validation protocols and reports, etc.) to ensure compliance to external standards and regulations, as well as to internal procedures.
• Assist teams in developing robust user, product, and labeling requirements.
• Ensure that required standards for products are identified and documented in the product requirements specification and assist teams in demonstrating conformance to applicable standards.
• Provide expertise in evaluating design and process changes for impact to existing design control deliverables
• Evaluate equipment documentation, maintenance, and calibration requirements for compliance to external standards and regulations, as well as internal procedures.
• Own risk management activities for device systems in compliance with ISO 14971, including risk management plans/reports, hazard/harm analyses, and FMEAs.
• Ensure the use of statistically valid sampling techniques; Teaches others on the use of these and other advanced statistical techniques such as DOE and ANOVA.
• Support CAPA investigations and implementation of corrective actions.
• Support external audits (ex. scribing, screening documents).
• Remediate legacy products and documentation as required.

Minimum Requirements
• Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Science, or equivalent work experience.
• A minimum of five years of related experience in medical device environment.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Firm understanding of Quality System Regulations, ISO 13485, ISO 11607, ISO 14971, and other recognized international quality system standards and how they relate to design control, risk management, and other quality practices.
• Experience with statistics, SPC process control and ability to analyze data and interpret results.
• Excellent analytical and problem solving skills combined with strong technical presence.
• High level of attention to detail and accuracy.
• Demonstrated ability to motivate multi-departmental project teams and resolve quality-related issues in a timely and effective manner.
• Ability to prioritize and manage key deliverables in a fast-paced environment. Must be able to handle multiple responsibilities concurrently.
• Strong project management, prioritization and leadership skills are required.
• Strong computer skills, including MS Office applications (Word/Excel) and statistical software are required.


About us

Getinge is on an excitingtransformation journey constantly looking for new ways to innovate together with our customersto meet the healthcare challenges of the future. Our passionatepeople hold our brand promise 'Passion for Life' close to heart.

Ifyoushareourpassionandbelievethatsavinglivesisthegreatestjobinthe world, thenwelook forwardtoreceivingyourapplication and resume. We hope you will join us on our journey to become the world's most respected and trusted MedTec company.

Benefits at Getinge:

At Getinge, we offer a comprehensive benefits package, which includes:
  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance benefits
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Wellness initiative & Health Assistance Resources
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability Benefits
  • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Parental and Caregiver Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Getinge is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Merrimack, New Hampshire

Getinge Infection Control

Getinge Infection Control (GETINGE) is one out of three business areas within Getinge AB, a publicly-listed, Swedish-based group of companies. The Getinge Infection Control business area consists of two divisions; Healthcare and Life Science. For the Healthcare sector, GETINGE provides solutions for infection control whereas for the Life Science sector, GETINGE is a key provider of solutions for contamination prevention.

Worldwide, GETINGE ranks among the leading providers of disinfectors and sterilizers within the healthcare and life sciences segments. Since its foundation in 1904, Getinge Infection Control has stood for innovation and technological progress in the field of disinfection and sterilization. Together with the other two business areas, Extended Care (ARJOHUNTLEIGH) and Medical Systems (MAQUET), the entire Getinge Group focuses on state-of-the-art medical technology.

The Getinge Infection Control organization is to be found all over the world, with 36 subsidiaries on six continents and over 230 distributors and partner companies in sales and service representing Getinge Infection Control.

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