Quality Technologist

Quality Technologist

£25k - 35k per year
REF: 12187 PP
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Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Quality Technologist to join a dynamic Eyewear company-based SW London. As their QC professional You will have the opportunity to work with some of the UK best high street retailers as we all their international clients. Their ideal person will love the fast-paced fashion industry, hardworking and want to join a fun and friendly team.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Quality Technologist to join a dynamic Eyewear company-based SW London. As their QC professional You will have the opportunity to work with some of the UK best high street retailers as we all their international clients. Their ideal person will love the fast-paced fashion industry, hardworking and want to join a fun and friendly team.

Quality Technologist – The Role:

  • Including but not limited to the Management and day to day upkeep of all aspects of their QC and Auditing.
  • To develop and manage all aspects of the organisations’ Quality Management System including: Maintaining and updating a Quality Manual and relevant quality documents. Drafting procedure and process documents for approval by the Managing Director, including S.O.P’s, factory report templates Risk Assessment Guidelines etc.
  • Keeping the organisation up to date on current, and developments in, UK, EU, USA & Australian (and other regions where required), Standards, Regulations and Directives relating to eyewear.
  • Keeping the organisation up to date on current, and changes to, technology related to their product, including packaging.
  • In-house training of relevant staff on current, and developments in, Medical Device and PPE Regulations and Standards related to the product and packaging.
  • Liaison with external parties including end customers and 3rd party accredited test laboratories.
  • Acting as the Person Responsible for Regulatory Compliance (PRRC) to take responsibility for: Control of all documents, Ensuring Technical files and all technical documentation, Risk Assessments and Clinical Evaluations and Testing Reports are completed and maintained, and that all technical documentation is compliant with the QMS and Medical Device and PPE Regulations before the product is released, Ensuring that Declaration of Conformity documents are correctly drawn up and maintained, All vigilance (Post Market Surveillance, Clinical Follow up) reports are completed and circulated where required, Registration of organisation and devices (UDI-DI) with relevant authorities, Communications with Competent Authority(ies) in terms of FSCA Reports, FS notifications, and recall, Communications and information sharing with Authorised Representatives and, where required, distributors.
  • Keeping the Test Request Forms (TRF’s) up to date and in line with requirements: training and working closely with colleagues on day to day use of the TRF and being the go-to for any TRF queries, Being the expert for all customers TRF’s and their various related bespoke quality systems, Ensuring all customers TRF’s are efficiently optimised
  • Monitoring and ensuring the factories Ethical & QMS Audits are up to date and comply with International / Companies auditing requirements
  • Being responsible for and the company expert on the GRS system & procedures, Training colleagues on how to use the system, Monitoring all aspects of the GRS and ensuring where relevant that they comply with the GRS and has the correct administration and documentation in place for each project.

Quality Technologist – The Person:

  • Preferably with a Graduate level qualification in a chemistry or materials related field.
  • Preferably with knowledge and experience of Regulatory requirements related to eyewear(Class I medical devices and Category I PPE), including registration with Competent Authorities.
  • Preferably with knowledge and experience of, and applying, UK, EU and USA Medical Device and PPE Regulations, Directives and Standards relating to eyewear.
  • Preferably with Knowledge and experience of establishing Technical Files for Medical Devices and or PPE.
  • Knowledge and experience of relevant Directives such as the Nickel Directive, the Toy Directive (mechanical and toxicity testing), waste packaging regulations and REACH.
  • Good knowledge of testing preferably of eyewear, including sunglasses, ski goggles, spectacle frames, and reading glasses, to relevant standards.
  • Knowledge of materials, particularly polymers and metal alloys used within the eyewear sector
  • Good computer skills including Word, Excel and Power point.
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to work as part of a team.

If this opportunity excites you, please email your cv to l.summerson@peoplemarketing.co.uk quoting reference 12187 PP

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