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Waters Senior Design Quality Engineer in Milford, Massachusetts

This position is responsible for concurrent quality engineering activities associated with new product development and on-market design changes. Primary responsibility will be to handle quality engineering duties in software development: design controls, risk management, change control, post market review, quality planning, and establishment of appropriate requirements management and traceability.

The meaningful work you will be asked to do:

  • Assure new products exceed customer expectations and meet applicable standards by applying expert knowledge of quality principles and tools.

  • Supporting project team activities toward meeting NPD deliverables including requirements management, design reviews, design verification, design validation, design transfer to manufacturing, documentation completion tracking, and product release authorization for distribution of product.

  • Provide interpretation and guidance on industry best practice, standards, and regulations.

  • Identify product quality trends and translate this information into improved product designs.

  • Facilitate and participate in Root Cause Analysis of identified product and process deficiencies initiating system corrective actions as required.

  • Other duties as assigned

Abilities that will help you to be successful.

  • Minimum of a BS in Engineering or Physical Science. Masters preferred.

  • In depth knowledge of ISO 9001 or similar. Familiarity with ISO 13485, IVDD 98/79/EC, MDD 93/42/EEC preferred.

  • Six sigma or similar background in Root Cause Analysis, problem solving, PPAP, SPC and Continuous improvement.

  • Good technical writing and oral communication skills are required to ensure succinct report generation, and effective communication with staff, peer groups and across organization.

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to identify, analyze, and solve problems with minimal direction and make decisions with confidence.


Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT), the world's leading specialty measurement company, has pioneered chromatography, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis innovations serving the life, materials, and food sciences for more than 60 years. With more than 7,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 35 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, with products available in more than 100 countries. Our team focuses on creating business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality.

Working at Waters enables our employees to unlock the potential of their careers. Our global team is driven by purpose. We strive to be better, learn and improve every day in everything we do. We’re the problem solvers and innovators that aren’t afraid to take risks to transform the world of human health and well-being. We’re all in it together delivering benefit as one to provide the insights needed today in order to solve the challenges of tomorrow.

Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our core values at Waters Corporation. It is our responsibility to actively implement programs and practices to drive inclusive behavior and increase diversity across the organization. We are united by diversity and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, our customers and our community. Waters is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or protected Veteran status.

Company Name: Waters Division

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