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Technical Assessor & Lead Auditor - Non-Active Devices - Remote

Company: DNV
Location: Medford
Posted on: January 8, 2022

Job Description:

Local Unit & Position DescriptionDNV - Product Assurance is an accredited Certification Body and MDR approved Notified Body for Medical Devices. We provide global market access by testing and certifying the safety and quality of products and systems to international safety and quality standards and regulations. Our high professional standards and our sustainable approach guarantee you a forward-thinking work environment, within an organisation that invests in its employees, and is committed to providing you with continued development. -We are looking to recruit technical and experienced Non-Active Medical Device Assessors and Lead Auditors throughout North America. The successful candidates will be responsible for planning and conducting audits / assessments against the manufacturing of medical devices, in accordance with ISO 13485, MDD 93/42/EEC, MDR 745/2017 and MDSAP standards, enabling the delivery of assessment and certification services that meet customer requirements and appropriate accreditation standards.This position can be remote from anywhere in the Continental U.S. - -What You'll Do

  • On- and off-site quality system assessments of Medical Devices against Medical Device Regulation
  • Perform 3rd party onsite ISO 13485 (Medical Device) audits for North America customers
  • Schedule and plan audit activity with customers
  • Interact directly with customers at all levels of management in developing timely, complete and accurate reports of their current level of compliance or implementation of their management system
  • Document and report audit activities and results
  • Provide timely and accurate reviews of customer corrective action and closure
  • Maintains appropriate audit credentials and pursues advancement of those credentials and other related credentials as needed.
  • Conduct assessments (either desk-based or on client's sites) in accordance with established procedures, maintaining a high standard of service delivery that ensures effective customer relationships.
  • Conduct Technical File reviews specific for products being authorized.
  • Complete all chargeable work within the required budget and timeframes to ensure customer satisfaction and efficiency of the business..
  • Project manage auditing teams, as appropriate, to maximize efficiencies, enhance client satisfaction and ensure compliance with standardsPosition QualificationsWhat is Required
    • Technical college degree in a relevant product or medical area such as Electrical, Electronic, Mechanical or Bioengineering or Medical Technology
    • A PhD in a relevant area for medical devices can substitute 3 years of work experience provided it includes 2 years' experience in design, manufacture or testing.
    • Must have a minimum 4 years' work experience (full time) in a medical device related industry, with at least 2 of these years in the design, manufacturing, testing or use of the device in which they are qualified to Audit / Assess, and/or experience as an assessor in a notified body (full five technical documentation assessments).
    • Practical experience in conducting pre-clinical testing or assessing preclinical data with medical devices in one or more of the following areas such as biological safety, physical, chemical and microbiological characterization, stability, shelf life, performance and safety
    • We conduct a pre-employment background check and drug screen.
    • Must be willing and able to travel up to 80% of the time
    • Must have a valid Drivers LicenseTo be considered for this role, you will have professional experience in a relevant field of healthcare products or related activities, for example:
      • Work in medical devices industry or closely related industries (e.g. pharmaceutical industry) in a research and development, manufacturing, quality management or regulatory affairs capacity
      • Work in health services, universities, foundations or other institutions carrying out inspections, audits, clinical evaluations, experimental and/or clinical research, including notified bodies
      • Work in the application of device technology and its use in health care services and with patients
      • Testing devices for compliance in accordance to the relevant national or international standards
      • Conducting performance testing, evaluation studies or clinical trials of devicesIn addition to the above you'll also need to demonstrate the following;
        • An excellent working knowledge of medical device management systems, standards and medical device compliance/auditing techniques -
        • Work experience in positions with significant QA Regulatory or management systems responsibility
        • Experience with Harmonized medical device standards for active & non active medical devices
        • Experience with Risk Management EN ISO 14971
        • Experience with Sterilization techniques (such as ETO, Gamma, Steam, Dry Heat) and formal qualification desirable
        • Medical device experience from auditing/work
        • Experience auditing against recognized standardsCandidate experience with Non-Active Devices may include: (one or more)
          • Non-active osteo- and orthopaedic implants
          • Non-active dental implants
          • Non-active dental materials
          • Non-active soft tissue ophthalmological implants
          • Non-active soft tissue and other functional implants
          • Non-active non-implantable devices for anaesthesia, emergency and intensive care
          • Non-active non-implantable devices for administration, channeling and removal of substances, including devices for dialysis
          • Non-active non-implantable guide catheters, balloon catheters, guidewires, introducers, fillers, and related tools
          • Non-active non-implantable devices for wound and skin care
          • Non-active non-implantable orthopaedic and rehabilitation devices
          • Non-active non-implantable ophthalmologic devices
          • Non-active non-implantable diagnostic devices
          • Non-active non-implantable instruments
          • Non-active non-implantable dental materials
          • Non-active non-implantable devices for disinfecting, cleaning and rinsing
          • Non-active non-implantable devices for processing and preservation of human cells, tissue or organs including in vitro fertilisation (IVF) and assisted reproductive technologies
          • Non-active non-implantable devices composed of substances to be introduced into the human body via a body orifice or the dermal route
          • General non-active non-implantable devices used in health care and other non-active non-implantable devices**Immigration-related employment benefits, for example visa sponsorship, are not available for this position** -DNV offers exceptional benefits including health, vision and dental insurances, FSA/HSA, 401K, life insurance, paid time off, sick time, short- and long-term disability, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), education assistance, ID theft protection, consumers' discounts and rewards. How We Do ItWe Care, We Dare, We ShareOur mission is to safeguard life, property and the environment. By joining us, you will work towards our meaningful vision: to make a global impact for a safe and sustainable future. DNV offers a congenial working environment, competitive salaries, and an exceptional benefits package. We value diversity, equity and inclusion and want you to bring your whole self to work each day. Read more here:Diversity at DNV Meet our EmployeesAbout DNVDNV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. - For more information about your rights under the law, see: - As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, DNV provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $130000 - $150000Please visit our website at www.dnv.comCompany & Business Area DescriptionDNV is the independent expert in assurance and risk management, operating in more than 100 countries. Through our broad experience and deep expertise we advance safety and sustainable performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions.We are one of the world's leading certification, assurance and risk management providers. Whether certifying a company's management system or products, providing training, or assessing supply chains, and digital assets, we enable customers and stakeholders to make critical decisions with confidence. We are committed to support our customers to transition and realize their long-term strategic goals sustainably, and collectively contributing to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Keywords: DNV, Medford , Technical Assessor & Lead Auditor - Non-Active Devices - Remote, IT / Software / Systems , Medford, Massachusetts

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