Staff Quality Engineer

Early Stage Well-Funded Venture Company
Job Location
Menlo Park, CA 94025
  • Salary, full benefits, company stock options
Job Description

An early stage well-funded venture company is looking to hire excellent members to its team. The company is comprised of industry veterans and respected academics located in Silicon Valley and is focused on developing novel diagnostic tests for infectious diseases.  This position reports to the Director of Quality and Regulatory.

Scope of Position

The Staff Quality Engineer is an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual with great communication skills who can support the development, implementation, and management of the Quality Management Systems to ISO 13485 and FDA QSR. The Staff Quality Engineer will demonstrate a high level of individual responsibility and accountability.

  • Create, update, review and develop Quality Management System standard operating procedures and supporting work instructions per ISO 13485 and FDA QSR
  • Train personnel in requirements of Quality systems, tools, and techniques based on ISO 13485 and FDA QSR
  • Perform root cause data analysis using statistical techniques
  • Write and perform qualification, verification/validation protocols
  • Create and maintain quality metrics as they relate to Quality systems and Operations
  • Develop and maintain Internal Audit program and schedule
  • Develop and maintain Supplier Quality program including supplier audit
  • Review and approve Material Review Board and Change Control Board activities
  • Support Product Life Cycle Development and New Product Development activities as Quality representative
  • BS in science or engineering require;  Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related discipline a plus; MS or PhD preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in FDA regulated Medical Device industry
  • Professional certification in Quality Auditing, Quality Engineering, and/or Quality Management preferred
How to Apply

Please e-mail your resume to with the subject "Staff Quality Engineer."

NIH's Michael Lauer looks at the number of grants, their amount, and funding success rates at the agency for last year.

At Nature, Johns Hopkins' Gundula Bosch describes her graduate program that aims to get doctoral students thinking about the big picture.

Patricia Fara writes about childcare funding, and women in science and science history at NPR.

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences researchers have visualized the career paths of former postdocs.