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Quality Assurance Engineer - Nexcelom

Lawrence, Massachusetts

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Location Lawrence, MassachusettsUS Job ID JR-026044

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If you are seeking a meaningful, impactful, and stimulating career, look no further.


Reporting to the Head of Quality, the Quality Assurance Engineer is responsible for performing Quality Assurance activities and oversee the continuous improvement of Quality Management System


  • Assist Head of Quality in establishing, implementing and maintaining the quality management system
  • Represent Nexcelom during external ISO audits. Responsible for supporting the ISO audit process and potential correct actions as result of ISO audit.
  • Facilitate cross-departmental meetings to address risk and opportunities. Meetings such as Management Reviews, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis, and Material Review Board.
  • Perform and document internal and external audits in accordance with internal and supplier auditing schedule
  • Implement and maintain Document Control activities according to Quality Management System. Activities such as training records, retains and quality assurance records.
  • Ensure Engineering Change Order and Engineering Change Requests are processed in a timely manner and post-ECR/ECO actives related to document control are done. 
  • Establish and maintain Nexcelom’s calibration program
  • Initiate and carry out Corrective Action and Supplier Corrective Action activities.
  • Participate in drafting, testing, and training of Standard Operating Procedures
  • Responsible for continuous education of QMS to Nexcelom employees.
  • Other duties as required


  • B.S. in Engineering or related discipline required
  • 5+ years of experience in quality environment


  • Good understanding of ISO 9001 System
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office products for formal documentation.
  • Trained Auditor – preferred
  • Quality Orientation (Attention to detail)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Positive, people-oriented, energetic attitude; able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-motivated, highly organized, and able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks


  • Ability to handle instruments and operate equipment
  • Work is normally performed in a typical office work environment
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

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