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Quality Assurance Specialist

  • Salary: CHF70 - CHF80 per hour
  • Job type: Contract, Full-time
  • Location: Bern
  • Sector: QA / Testing
  • Date posted: 19/02/2019
  • Job reference: BBBH98228
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Quality Assurance Specialist

Experis IT is Europe's leading IT recruitment agency. We are dedicated to connecting talented individuals with Business opportunities across several professional sectors, with IT being at the heart of our operations.

One of our clients, a leading Medical Device company in Switzerland, is looking for a Quality Assurance Manager. This is a challenging 9-month contract located in Bern, Switzerland.

Job Summary

  • Maintenance and continuous improvement of the site's Quality Systems
  • Management of supplier/contractors (e.g. qualification, monitoring, auditing, SLA/TQA) regarding quality aspects to ensure compliance to contracts, cGMP/GDP standards and requirements set by regulatory authorities.

Your tasks & responsibilities

  • Implementation and support of Quality Improvements (according to Quality Plan) and Quality Processes
  • Risk-based qualification, periodical monitoring and re-qualification of 3rd party suppliers/contractors
  • Approval or blocking of 3rd party suppliers (in collaboration with Procurement department)
  • Establishment and maintenance of supplier files
  • Leading contract/quality agreement activities (in collaboration with Legal department and other affected departments)
  • Implementation/alignment of business processes according quality agreements
  • Adjustment of supplier management in view of requirements of VPAD in line with the phase-out project
  • Approval/blocking of suppliers
  • Appointment of the audit/inspection team (QRA) to audit/inspect 3rd party suppliers/contractors
  • Definition of measures for 3rd party suppliers/contractors
  • Ensure business processes regarding the QRP team are defined and SOPs are in place
  • Ensure cGMP/GDP compliance of 3rd party suppliers/contractors
  • Close collaboration/open communication with all interfaces

What you must have

  • Excellent German & English writing and speaking skills
  • Sound experience in Supplier Management
  • Profound knowledge of cGMP/GDP regulations and guidelines
  • Work experience in a regulated environment (biological/pharmaceutical products, medical devices)
  • Strong leadership and negotiation skills
  • Degree in Sciences, Engineering or equivalent
  • Proactive, persistent, positive work and can-do attitude
  • Able to follow change management for internal guidelines
  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal, communication and team collaboration skills


  • Start date: 01.03.2019
  • End date: 31.12.2019
  • Work location: Bern
  • Workload: 100%

Interested in this opportunity? Kindly send us your CV today through the link in the advert. However, should you have any questions please contact Alexander Russell on +41 61 282 22 16, at or via email

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