BSI Group

  • External Resource Assessor - Active and Passive Medical Devices

    Location(s)
    UK
    Category
    Healthcare
    Contract Type
    Long-Term Contractor
    Salary
    Competitive Day Rate
  • The Opportunity

    Do you hold a minimum of degree level qualifications relevant to medical devices and your hands-on work experience, ideally in Chemistry?

     

    Do you have hands-on experience in medical devices or related sectors (e.g. medical industry, healthcare, audit or research), including expereince in the area of quality management?

     

    We're currently recruiting for a home based Active and Passive Medical Device External Resource/Contractor Assessor to join our dedicated EMEA 13485 team in the UK.

     

    You'll have the flexiblity to work the days you choose to and be paid at an agreed rate for the audits you deliver. This is the perfect opportunity for a contactor or someone that has other commitments.

     

    Assessment Delivery is the largest part of our UK business, and we’re looking to grow further therefore creating a number of exciting opportunities.

     

    As a Medical Device External Resource Assessor you’ll visit our clients on an almost daily basis, travelling to their sites and gaining a real understanding of their organisation. By understanding their business and their challenges you’ll be able to help them improve their performance by assessing their organisation or products against our management systems.

    The 13485 Medical Device QMS Assessment Team is one that covers the EMEA region. The team is made up of a group of assessors with science, engineering and biotechnology backgrounds so you’ll be part of a diverse team that have a variety of skills and interests.

     

    The regulatory environment is changing rapidly at present and, as we continue to grow, we’re looking for talented, client-focused people who understand the challenges businesses are facing, to join our team of Assessors.

     

    Deep and broad technical knowledge together with a passion for excellent customer service is vital.  The assessor role is a rewarding, challenging job and there’s never a dull day - each client is different, so each day and each assessment is different.

     

    When asked what is like to work at BSI as an Assessor, our Assessor's commonly use words such as ‘inspirational’, ‘rewarding’, ‘challenging’ and ‘professional’.

     

    Medical Device Assessor | Client Manager / Medical Device Testing | Medical Devices | Assessor | Auditor | Quality Management | ISO13485

    About BSI

    Do you believe the world deserves excellence?

    BSI (British Standards Institution) has over 81,000 clients in 180 countries, and is an organization whose standards inspire excellence across the globe.   BSI Medical Devices Notified Body provides rigorous CE and ISO 13485 certification to manufacturers globally. The team apply their knowledge to 3rd party conformity assessment of all types of medical device; active devices, active implantable devices, in vitro diagnostic devices, orthopaedic and dental devices, vascular devices, wound care devices and many others. The team has doubled in size over the past eight years, demonstrating the company’s desire to succeed and deliver world beating results. There is exciting opportunities for further growth of the Medical Devices team.  

    About You

    • You'll need to be tenacious, have a passion to improve, taking pride in what you do and having a methodical approach to your work;
    • Confident, able to communicate with all levels within a business;
    • Able to assimilate, articulate and present information at a high level;  
    • Excellent interpersonal skills as well as strong verbal communication and written report writing skills.

    Having the knowledge and experience in the Medical Devices industry is vital. You’ll have a minimum of four years of full-time 'hands-on' work experience in the field of medical devices or related sectors (e.g. medical industry, healthcare, audit or research) which will include at least two years in the area of quality management. This experience must be focused on Passive Metal and Plastic devices as well as Organic Materials/Devices. 

     

    Full time hands-on direct work experience can be in one or more of the following:

    • Research and development, manufacturing, service;
    • The application of the device technology and its use in health care services and with patients;
    • Testing the devices concerned for compliance with relevant national or international standards;
    • Conducting performance testing, evaluation studies or clinical trials of the devices.

    In addition you'll hold a minimum of degree level qualifications, or equivalent, relevant to medical devices. For this role this would need to be in Chemistry or a closely related subject. These qualifications might be in; electrical, mechanical or bioengineering / biology or microbiology / chemistry or biochemistry / computer and software technology / human physiology / medicine / pharmacy / physics or biophysics.

     

    Of course, as our clients are based in a variety of locations the ability and desire to travel extensively is also a must as travel is an essential part of the role which frequently includes overnight stays.

     

    Our Medical Device Assessors are dedicated individuals who are motivated to go beyond their formal job responsibilities and deliver excellence to our clients. It’s a challenging, yet extremely rewarding role.

     

     

    What we offer:

     

    We'll give you all the training and support you need to be able to deliver audits as a BSI External Resource. You will receive a competitive day rate which can be discussed upon application.  

     

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