Quality Engineering Manager

Hamble, Southampton (GB)
Start date
3 Nov 2021
Closing date
3 Dec 2021

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Quality, Project Management, Quality Project Management
Full Time
Contract Type
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Job Details

Do amazing things as part of your every day.

What we do every day feels pretty amazing – we help improve the way people see each day. It’s about more than making contact lenses, it’s about giving lens wearers freedom and confidence. And everybody has a part to play in making this happen –  everybody’s contribution counts, whatever their role or experience. Which is why at CooperVision, you’ll feel empowered, trusted and supported in everything you do.


What will you be doing:

As a Quality Engineering Manager, you’ll be part of a growing global business with a presence in over 40 countries.  You will be responsible for a team comprising of Quality Engineers, Quality Improvers and Microbiology. This role gives you the opportunity to manage and continuously improve the Quality Engineering processes, including - New Product Introduction, Change Management, Risk Management and Process Validation

Your other responsibilities include:

  • Liaise with the other QA teams supporting Hamble and Chandler’s Ford manufacturing
  • Support the Microbiology department
  • Lead continuous improvement activities associated with Quality Engineering processes.
  • Provide guidance and quality engineering resource to the Life Cycle Management and Research and Development groups relating to New Product Introduction.
  • Manage the team overseeing the change management process and liaise with Global & Regional Regulatory and Quality teams to complete regulatory impact assessments.
  • In relation to regulatory and third-party audits, responsible for the execution and management of actions relating to Quality Engineering processes
  • Support the Management Review process
  • Responsible for the Risk Management and Process Validation systems in UK Manufacturing.
  • To ensure that all quality standards and regulatory training is completed
  • Ensure that the team are conversant with all aspects of Company safety and COSHH regulations as well as the required level of GMP.


What skills and experience should you have?

We need you to have the following:

  • Experience working in Quality Assurance within the Medical Device industry
  • Agile knowledge and experience.
  • Experience of managing people.
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001/ ISO 13485, ISO 14971,21 CFR Part 820 and MDR.


What we offer

You’ll receive competitive compensation and a fantastic benefits package including; 10% Management Incentive bonus plan, 25 days holiday, pension scheme, healthcare cover, life assurance, a discounted contact lens scheme and much more!

You’ll also benefit from extensive training opportunities and personal development. Gain insights and inspiration from collaborating with teams all over the globe. You’ll be joining a friendly team that’s open, flexible and respectful of each other’s differences. We understand that different perspectives bring fresh and unique insights to the mix.

If you like what you see, take the first step towards your brighter future and apply today. All suitably qualified applicants will receive equal consideration and opportunities from CooperVision.


CooperVision is a global leader in the contact lens industry, dedicated to helping improve the way people see every day. Achieving that goal takes the collaboration of team members with wide-ranging skills; from scientists and researchers, to manufacturing and operations experts, to sales and marketing professionals.

CooperVision employees pride themselves on being proactive, innovative, flexible and friendly. That’s a strong reflection of our corporate culture—and part of the reason CooperVision may be a great workplace for you.

Find Us
0870 900 0055
Concorde Way Segensworth North
Delta Park
Segensworth North
PO15 5RL
United Kingdom
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