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Danaher Corporation QA Analyst in Vancouver, British Columbia

About Precision NanoSystems Inc. (PNI) Precision NanoSystems Inc. (“PNI”) is a manufacturer of instruments, kits and reagents in the global nanomedicine market providing tools for drug development and cell-specific delivery to study, diagnose and treat disease. PNI’s NanoAssemblr family of instruments allow scientists to rapidly develop novel nanomedicine drug candidates for pre-clinical testing. PNI’s NanoAssemblr Scale-up platform enables the translation of these drug candidates to clinical testing and eventually to commercial use. PNI’s NanoAssemblr™ Transfection Reagents use nanomedicine technology to deliver genetic materials in primary cells vitro and in vivo, enabling disease researchers to easily study gene function in high-value models of disease. PNI sells its products to leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, and leading academic institutions in over 20 countries worldwide. Please find more information at http://www.precisionnanosystems.com/.

Position Summary

The Quality Analyst ensure that the quality standards of the company are maintained within PNI procedures, policies, purchased components, manufactured products and customer satisfaction. The Quality Analyst will support the implementation of processes and procedures including the Quality Management System as well as support other functions of the Quality Department as needed. This position is responsible for assisting in monitoring the processes and procedures of the Quality Management System. Initiating problem solving, root cause analysis, remediation, correction and prevention as appropriate. This includes completion of all supporting.

Job Responsibilities

  • Actively participate in corrective and preventative action processes by providing technical expertise in root cause analysis and action plan development to prevent and eliminate issues

  • Perform a wide variety of activities to ensure compliance with applicable quality objectives and regulatory requirements

  • Support new product launches, ensuring compliance with established standards

  • Drive and initiate continuous improvement using feedback from customer issues to improve customer satisfaction

  • Support PNI’s supplier quality management process to establish quality requirements from external suppliers

  • Perform quality systems and compliance audits, including supplier audit as required

  • Support in maintaining and developing PNI’s Quality Management System (QMS) required for the manufacture and distribution of products

  • Determine quality improvement parameters by identifying statistical methods relevant to manufacturing processes

  • Effectively interact the across organization to maintain product quality and customer satisfaction

Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree in life-science, engineering or business-related field is required

  • 3-5 years of quality assurance experience in a biotech industry, medical device or in a relevant industry

  • Experience in implementing quality systems (such as ISO 9001, ISO 13485 or similar)

  • Ability to assess assigned tasks to identify potential challenges and communicate effectively

  • Ability to manage and lead projects in a cross functional environment

  • Proficient in application of QA principles, concepts, industry practices, and standards

  • Thorough understanding of the ISO 9001 standard and other international quality systems regulations to adopt best in class systems and processes

  • Solid experience in implementing Statistical Process Control

  • Analytical, detail oriented and excellent grasp of problem-solving skills

  • Ability to influence individuals and teams to achieve desired goals and objectives and supporting contributors and across organizational levels

  • Excellent verbal communication, technical writing and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects/priorities

  • Strong planning and organizational skills

  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office applications

  • Experience in using Sharepoint is an asset

  • Experience in Lean Six Sigma is an asset

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