Medical Device Auditor (Full-Time) (Home-Based ANY LOCATION USA)

Los Angeles
Assurance – Delivery
Full-Time
Position: Medical Device Lead Auditor (Full-Time) (Home-Based USA)
Department: Medical Device
Location: Full-time Home Based- USA
Reports To:Operations Manager
Compensation: Competitive / Market, Base + Performance Bonus
Website: www.saiglobal.com 
 
Medical Device Lead Auditor
The Medical Device Lead Auditor leads a QMS audit or participates as a team member during certification of ISO 13485 – CMDCAS - MDSAP audits and in accordance with the company's accredited certification program. The Auditor is to interface with clients, technical support. This position reports the Technical Manager of Medical Devices

Key Responsibilities:

    • Audit against QMS for compliance with ISO 13485, CMDCAS and MDSAP.
    • Act as Lead Auditor or team member.
    • Communicate with client regarding audit activity.
    • Assess the client's QMS documentation.
    • Verify and document evidence of compliance and non-compliance.
    • Prepare audit report.
    • Review audit results and communicate with the team members.
    • Assess corrective action requirements resulting from assessments.
    • Travel North America and internationally

Qualifications and Experience:

    • Minimum of 4 years work experience in medical device and/or life sciences related industry including at least two years of work experience in quality management, external/internal auditing or relevant work experience in one or more of the following;
    •   o  closely related industries and the workplace such as research and development, regulatory affairs, manufacturing;
      o   the application of medical device technology and its use in health care services and with patients
      o   testing the devices concerned for compliance with the relevant national or international standards
      o   conducting performance testing, evaluation studies or clinical trials of the devices.
      o   Preferably, the candidate is already a qualified quality management system auditor within the medical device industry.
    • o   Ideally, the candidate will have extensive technical knowledge associated with the Medical Device field (e.g., Sterilization, Biocompatibility, Electrical Medical Device Safety, etc.) as well as extensive regulatory expertise (e.g., worldwide quality and compliance regulations including Canadian, Europe, etc.).

Education/Professional Qualifications:

    • Four (4) post-secondary education and degree from a university or technical college University degree in related field; Graduate degree would be preferred.
    • Completed lead auditor training for ISO 13485 Lead Auditor training.
    • Experience in auditing QMS in the medical device industry. 
    • Preference for a combination of education and experience in medicine, science or engineering.
    • Certified auditor/trainer in any of the medical devices standards.

Interpersonal Skills:

    • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills required;
    • Strong and effective people management, with great communication and liaising skills
    • Track record of business planning and future thinking is desirable
    • Full commitment to conduct business with the utmost integrity and in full compliance with the law is absolutely essential.  
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