Quality Assurance Manager

Fort Wayne, IN, USA Req #397
Monday, October 11, 2021
Avalign produces innovative, high-performance, and cost-effective medical devices with a particular focus on high growth and ingenuity. Our team is growing quickly and proud of the fact that our custom-made devices continue to make a huge difference in the lives of medical professionals and their patients. Our employees are actively involved in the design, engineering and manufacture of technologically advanced medical devices that ensure that we meet our customer’s quality specifications for each product we produce.

Avalign is seeking an experienced Quality Manager at our Fort Wayne, IN location.

What You’ll Do:


   This role requires the candidate to lead the oversight and integrity of the Quality System

    and establishes product quality and compliance strategies.  The role also acts as a

    liaison between the company and various governmental agencies and notified bodies to

    assure compliance to all quality and regulatory standards. 


  • Provides vision and leadership for quality for the site by determining quality objectives and linking those objectives to company and corporate objectives
  • Develops, establishes, and maintains quality assurance programs, policies, processes, procedures, and controls ensuring that performance and quality of products conform to established company, international (ISO), and governmental regulatory standards and agency guidelines, and to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Acts as the Quality Systems Management Representative for the site
  • Maintains compliance and effectiveness of the Quality Management System
  • Represents the business/site to outside regulatory bodies
  • Provides expertise and guidance in interpreting governmental regulations, agency guidelines and internal policies to assure compliance and drives implementation for the site
  • Manages quality assurance efforts and is responsible for all regulatory compliance issues
  • Develops and directs quality programs involving methods, devices, and controls
  • Maintains quality through internal and external inspection of raw materials and finished items purchased and production operations and processes
  • Determines and establishes assigned quality organizational structure and supervisory relationships.  Coaches, develops, and mentors employees in work group
  • Collaborates with cross-functional colleagues to ensure achievement of standards and regulations
  • Manages both sustaining and new product introduction quality teams


What You Won’t Do:

  • Feel stuck – we offer great opportunities to advance and learn
  • Get bored – we make custom products, so no day is the same
  • Feel like a number – we’re a close-knit bunch and always have each other’s backs


Who you are:


  •  Designs workflows and procedures; generates creative solutions; translates concepts and information into images; uses feedback to modify designs; applies design principles and demonstrates attention to detail
  • Ability to lead quality project management and present problem resolution
  • Ability to listen effectively and utilize various modes to communicate with employees at all levels
  • Possesses a proficient written and technical communication skillset
  • Sets and achieves challenging goals and is persistent to overcome obstacles. 
  • Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions and follows through on commitments.
  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; and monitors own work to ensure quality.


  • What You Will Need:


  • Bachelor’s degree.  Prefer degree in Engineering or Science
  • Five (5) or more years management experience in quality assurance and/or engineering discipline. 
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a medical device industry in quality management
  • Position requires excellent leadership skills.

What You’ll Enjoy:

  • Competitive wage and benefits package
  • Employee bonus program
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Vacation and paid holidays
  • Life and AD&D insurance, disability insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Great 401k with company match
  • Employee referral program
  • Temperature controlled environment
  • Community involvement investing and giving back to the community
  • Additional free resources such as travel assistance, EAP, etc.

 Avalign conducts a comprehensive background check that includes drug testing

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
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  • Fort Wayne, IN, USA