Quality Assurance Officer in Melbourne, Australia at Leica Biosystems

Date Posted: 9/15/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: ADV000960

About Us

Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation. As the only company to own the workflow from biopsy to diagnosis, we are uniquely positioned to break down the barriers between each of these steps.  Our mission of “Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives” is at the heart of our corporate culture. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. The company is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in 9 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network of dealers. The company is headquartered in Nussloch, Germany. Visit LeicaBiosystems.com  for more information.


The primary focus of this role is to support quality assurance activities which include, but are not limited to, customer complaint handling, document control and batch release.

Responsibilities include:

  • Evaluation and investigation of customer complaints.
  • Maintenance of document control procedures and processes change orders in a timely manner with a high level of accuracy.
  • Archiving of documentation to ensure traceability and accessibility.
  • Review and authorise batch records (device history records) before products are released for distribution.
  • Maintain the training records system.
  • Assist with the co-ordination of the internal audit program.
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities for the Quality Management System.

Job Requirements


To be considered for this role you must be able to demonstrate the following skills, experience and attributes:

  • Previous quality assurance experience in the medical device industry.
  • Conversant with the application of US FDA 21 CFR part 820 and ISO 13485.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to target communications to the audience.
  • A collaborative and flexible approach.
  • High ethical standards.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks/ projects and manage priorities accordingly.
  • Formal internal audit training desirable.
  • Degree in science or engineering related field.

To Apply:
Leica Biosystems is committed to attracting and retaining the most highly qualified candidates available. We firmly believe that our employees drive the success of the company. With success in mind as the ultimate goal, we strive to create and provide an environment that offers challenging, stimulating and financially rewarding opportunities.  As a Leica Biosystems employee you will be consistently challenged to deliver your best. 
If you are ready for this challenge, submit your resume for consideration.  http://www.leicabiosystems.com/about/careers/

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