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Posted on: Aug.06.2021

Careers that Change Lives

Are you ready for a position that allows you to be active throughout different parts of the organization and participate in several processes and projects?

At Medtronic, we strive without reserve for the greatest possible reliability and quality in our products and processes. Quality EMEA Logistics has established a Quality Management System (QMS) that covers all regular logistical processes e.g. Inbound, Outbound, Reverse Logistics, Warehouse management as well as Value Added Service processes e.g. Rework, Packaging & Customizing and Loaner services. The EMEA Logistics QMS covers Medtronic owned and operated locations in Heerlen, Italy and Spain and performs supplier management for several outsourced processes across the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region. We are currently a team of seven Quality System Specialists and are looking for a Quality Systems Specialist to join our team and maintain and improve our Quality Management System.

A Day in the Life

You maintain and improve the Logistics Quality Management System by maintaining and improving the Quality Processes and supporting the operational process owners with the implementation of these processes. Next to this you provide advice on ISO standards and Corporate quality requirements.
You represent the Quality department and need to actively communicate and collaborate with process owners, process engineers, and other employees within the organization. You are expected to work independently on your tasks and will have the freedom to manage your own agenda.

Your main tasks and responsibilities include:

-You support/review corrective and preventive actions (CAPA process)
-You support/review change request forms (Change Control process)
-Maintain Quality system documents (Document Control process)
-Provide Quality advice (Quality Mentor) to process owners within the scope of the Quality EMEA logistics Quality -Management System
-Act as SME on the applicable ISO standards (ISO13485), Corporate or other Quality Requirements;
-Provide support and training on applicable quality related subjects
-Analyze data to identify trends and opportunities for improvement on quality aspects
-Support improvement projects
-See opportunities for quality system and quality process improvements and work with task teams in achieving these
-Possibility to perform internal and supplier audits.

Do you have what it takes?

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in engineering, (technical) business management, or similar
At least 1-3 years of relevant working experience in a highly regulated environment (for example: medical technology, Automotive, Aviation, or logistical operational environment)
Excellent command of the English language both verbal and written.

To be successful in this role you recognize yourself as:

Self-starter, shows initiative and has a can-do mentality
You have a strong passion for quality and continuous improvement
You show a hands-on and result oriented approach to the application of quality tools
You have good communicative skills and are able to establish relationships with colleagues throughout the organization
Handling several tasks, priorities, and projects at once poses no problem for you due to good planning and organizing skills
Your flexibility makes that you enjoy working in a rapidly changing environment.

We Offer

In our 5th Tenet of our Mission we recognize the personal worth of employees by providing an employment framework that allows personal satisfaction in work accomplished, security, advancement opportunity, and means to share in the company's success.
Also a competitive package is of course part of that. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package to all our employees:

-Flexible working environment;
-Annual Incentive Plan % depending on company results;
-Pension scheme and group discount on healthcare insurances;
-Training possibilities via Cornerstone/Harvard Manage Monitor/GetAbstract
-Employee Assistance Program and Recognize! (our global recognition program).

About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.
We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.
We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team.
Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives.Help us shape the

Founded in 1949 as a medical repair company, we're now among the world's largest medical technology, services and solutions companies, employing more than 89,000 people worldwide, serving physicians, hospitals and patients in over 155 countries. With our European Operations Center for Distribution and Shared Services in Heerlen, the Bakken Research Center in Maastricht, our manufacturing facility in Kerkrade, and the Dutch sales office in Eindhoven, Medtronic Netherlands has more than 1,750 employees.

Whatever your specialty or ambitions, you can make a difference at Medtronic - both in the lives of others and your career. Join us in our commitment to take healthcare Further, Together.


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