Senior Quality Engineer - Manufacturing

Senior Quality Engineer - Manufacturing


About the company 

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare is a world leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of medical devices and export to over 120 countries globally. We are an iconic New Zealand company with a consistent growth strategy ensuring an expanding range of innovative devices for use in respiratory care, acute care and the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea. We build products that help people, and we believe our people are our strength. We value your ideas and encourage you to practically make them a reality. 

In response to business growth and continuous improvement initiatives we need an experienced Quality Engineer. This is a great time to join a successful team, committed to improving patient care and outcomes. 


About the role 

As a Senior Quality Engineer you will enjoy a high level of autonomy, collaborating with the operations and development teams to provide technical and quality engineering support. Your responsibilities will include identifying and investigating production issues and developing corrective actions in conjunction with operations teams to ensure product quality is achieved. You will also design and implement changes to the Quality Management System (QMS) to support the continuous improvement of the effectiveness and efficiency of our manufacturing processes.


Our team is looking to welcome and benefit from an individual with experience of the manufacturing environment, who has a strong knowledge of validating test methods and processes, is an expert in corrective and preventative action and has skills in statistical analysis and problem solving.  


To be successful in this hands-on position of positive influence, you will need to be a strong collaborative team player, who is able to understand the product group’s objectives and demonstrate how quality assurance can support the achievement of those objectives.


Skills and Experience 

In addition to what is described above, you will have 

  • Science or engineering tertiary degree 
  • Minimum 5 years related experience in the medical device industry 
  • Understanding of FDA and international regulations 
  • Experience in Lean 6-Sigma 
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills 
  • Ability to build strong relationships at all levels within the organisation 


Company & culture 

Our success is due to a supportive and friendly culture that fosters innovation and an achievement driven and focused team. We offer exceptional benefits and a commitment to developing our employees. 


Working with like-minded people, located on landscaped grounds within New Zealand's biggest city and close to all New Zealand has to offer you'll wonder why you haven't made the move to work with us already!