• Schiphol
  • 40 uur
  • HBO
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(Senior) Quality Assurance Specialist (Yacht Life Sciences)

  • 31 augustus 2017
  • Schiphol
  • 40 uur
  • HBO


  • 31 augustus 2017
  • aanvraagnummer: 9042746

Yacht Life Sciences has a vacancy for a (Senior) Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist. This concerns a permanent position at our client, an international company in optic retailing.

This vacancy is part of the Global Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs Department. Their vision is to continuously enhance business capabilities by using quality management and regulatory compliance as a tool for competitive advantage. It is their mission to develop global processes aimed to achieving streamlined and compliant business operations, both internally and in the interaction with suppliers.

As a (Senior) QA Specialist you will be responsible for the creation and maintenance of elements of the global Quality Management System (QMS). The role involves creating global processes and procedures in order to make simple and compliant with international regulations the interaction of your company with its suppliers and its affiliates worldwide. In addition, you will contributie to the practical, hands on implementation of QMS processes – e.g. investigating and following-up corrective and preventative actions, collecting and analyzing data, controlling suppliers, controlling documents, controlling production processes, auditing subsidiaries and suppliers, etc.
Furthermore, as a (Senior) QA Specialist your responsibilities include supporting the rest of the QA/RA team where and when required. Your role mostly includes dealing with Class I devices; however, the company portfolio also includes Class IIa and IIb devices.


Key skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Bachelor/ Master degree in a related discipline (e.g. engineering, law, philosophy)
  • Have previous experience in a similar role in a regulated industry (medical device or pharmaceutical)
  • Be able to manage complex projects
  • Be able to interpret regulations
  • Be fully proficient in English, particularly written, and Microsoft Office.
  • Knowledge of EU 2017/745, 93/42/EEC, ISO 9001, ISO 13485 and 21 CFR 820 is preferred
  • Be willing to take on board new challenges with enthusiasm and professionality
  • Be willing to travel on a frequent base
Core competencies/ Personal attributes:
  • Strong but fair and data-driven personality
  • Ability to prioritize workload
  • Ability to distill information and take agreed decisions when dealing with conflicting stakeholders
  • Strong planning, problem analysis and resolution, and organizational skills
  • Detect deviations from intended workflows and processes, with exceptional attention to details
  • Learn quickly and effectively, approaching new challenges by taking initiative
  • Scope, manage and prioritize multiple small projects simultaneously
  • Effectively present information to others, including senior management of the company and its subsidiaries
  • Communicate  clearly  with  all  areas  of  the  business  and  maintain  inter  and  intra  departmental relationships
  • Team-oriented with strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Able to effectively adapt to change (environment, requirements, roles, objectives)
  • Demonstrated leadership and change management ability


This concerns a full-time and permanent position directly with our client.


Our client is an international company in optical retailing and delivers high quality and affordable eye care to more and more customers around the world. The high quality eye care offered by our client includes a wide range of services provided by its vision experts, prescription glasses including frames and lenses, contact lenses and contact lens care products, and sunglasses both plain and with prescription lenses. These products are offered through leading optical retail banners.


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Mireille van de Riet via telefoonnummer 06-83941429

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