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Quality Engineer

Date: 17-Jan-2022

Location: Hoddesdon, HRT, GB, EN11 0BZ

Company: Steris Corporation

At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary

The Quality Engineer is responsible for maintaining and improving the quality system in accordance with the requirements the following standards: ISO 13485, EU MDR, MDD, UK MDR 2002 and other applicable Medical Device associated standards.  This role supports complaint/CAPA investigations, supplier quality improvement, operations production and process controls, and product and service quality improvement with the use of statistical techniques and other accepted quality principles. This role executes activities concerned with the development, implementation, maintenance, and continuous improvement of STERIS quality systems. This role includes frequent travel to other STERIS sites to perform the duties listed.


  • Participate on cross-functional new product development teams with focus on product/ service quality and Quality System compliance.
  • Develop and implement statistically valid sampling plans, designed experiments, capability studies, SPC and trend analysis.
  • Initiate and/or participate in process and product corrective actions and problem-solving activities.
  • Update/establish documented work instructions as needed.
  • Review collected data to perform statistical analysis and recommend process/product changes to improve quality.

Duties - cont'd

  • Monitor and report on performance metrics.
  • Instruct other STERIS employees in quality principles, effective corrective actions, and valid statistical techniques.
  • Collaborate with other departments and facilities within the company on quality related issues.
  • Maintain product integrity and quality through support of evaluation and disposition of nonconforming materials.
  • Perform quality system audits and provide guidance on corrective actions.
  • To undertake any other duties or tasks as reasonably required.

Education Experience, Knowledge & Skills

  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Focus on identification of potential issues and continuous improvement.
  • Experience working on cross-functional teams and on own initiative.
  • Demonstrated excellent organizational, oral and written communications skills.
  • Must have PC experience, as well as working familiarity of desktop applications including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with statistical analysis software and Visio preferred.


Will work experience be accepted in lieu of a qualification?




STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.