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Quality Specialist / Engineer

Contamac Ltd are looking to recruit a Quality Specialist / Engineer, who will work as part of the Quality Assurance Team to ensure that we meet our regulatory, compliance and strategic targets.  Based in Saffron Walden, Essex, over three sites.

  • Support the Quality Assurance functions of R&D and Operations.
  • Conduct equipment qualifications and software and process validations.
  • Proactive improvement of operational processes.
  • Performing internal audits to ISO 13485.
  • Raising CAPA / deviations process for internal and external events.



  • Manage equipment calibrations on site, internal and external.
  • Support discussions with customers and regulators.
  • Develop and maintain parts of the Quality Management System.
  • Support supplier, customer and regulatory audits.
  • Contribute to risk assessment activities.
  • Perform statistical analysis of QA, production and R&D data and present findings.
  • Write, review and amend SOP’s and other technical documentation.
  • Work openly and effectively with all levels of the organisation, promoting a team approach and improving the quality of Contamac products and processes.
  • Support the QA department with any other projects and investigations as required.


Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum of 1-3 years in a medical device / pharma or manufacturing environment.
  • Experience of working to ISO 13485 or cGxP would be beneficial.
  • Must have a good level of computer literacy, familiar with Microsoft Word and Excel.


Contamac is the world’s largest supplier of contact and intraocular lens materials. A major global provider of biocompatible materials for implantable and medical applications to the ophthalmic industry.  We are a double Queen's Award for Enterprise Winner, the first in 2012 for International Trade and then for Innovation in 2016.



Salary DOE

Permanent, full-time, 37.5 hours pw, 23 days holiday + statutory days, pension scheme  (5% company contribution), life assurance (4 x salary), Perkbox.