• Quality Engineer I

    Location US-WA-Woodinville
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  • Overview

    The Quality Engineer I works both collectively with a team and individually to administer, evaluate, maintain, modify and improve quality method, processes and programs that support products that are manufactured and distributed.


    • Supports project/program activities by performing work with an engineering specialty which involves various types of research, investigations, analysis and interpretation of data.
    • Conducts research, analysis and investigation of issues as assigned.
    • May be assigned projects, assignments or investigations.
    • Develops, modifies, applies and maintains methods and procedures for product development, process control, testing and inspection to ensure safe and effective products.
    • Keeps management informed on the status of assigned projects through the submission of reports on technical specifications, test results, equipment performance, etc.
    • May represent the company with customers and vendors in resolving technical issues.
    • May provide leadership and participate in the training of lower level personnel.
    • May assist in interpreting customer or marketing requirements.
    • Supports internal audit program as requested.

    Additionally, this position may complete the following:

    • Works on moderately complex projects or assignments.
    • Conducts more in depth analysis, research as assigned.
    • Assists in the design review of new or modified products. Challenges designs to ensure manufacturability, safety and effectiveness of products.
    • Develops and delivers training material as requested.
    • Analyzes nonconformances, complaints and trend information to identify and recommend corrective actions.
    • Supports product improvement projects and supplier changes to ensure validation requirements are met.
    • Develops, reviews and challenges existing quality system procedures.
    • Collaborates with supplier representatives on quality issues and ensures corrective actions are implemented.
    • Identifies and analyzes actual and potential causes of risk, consequences and control measures.
    • Develops and implements appropriate process monitoring and control methods consistent with the level of process/product risk.
    • Basic application of statistical tools and methods.
    • May approve basic to moderately complex investigations, corrective actions.


    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a related technical discipline.
    • 0-2 years' experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Basic knowledge of and application of principles and theories of quality engineering.
    • Strong understanding of GMP/ISO regulations and validation regulations is preferred.
    • Communication, computer, and technical skills.
    • Coordination, tact and team work.
    • Manual dexterity. 
    • Quality Engineering, Six Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification desirable.
    • Skilled in statistical methods, statistical process control and sampling plans preferred.
    • Basic understanding of risk management regulations, principles and application preferred.

    What's in it for you?:

    Competitive pay and great benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401K, and more!
    Opportunities for growth and training. 
    Stability of a profitable 60+ year old company. 
    Great work environment. 

    About Bio-Rad:

    Bio-Rad is a global leader providing a broad array of clinical diagnostics and life science research products. With a team of more than 7,800 employees and a global network of operations serving our customers, we help people live longer, healthier lives.

    Bio-Rad was founded over six decades ago and has continued to provide the healthcare industry with innovative and useful products that help life science researchers accelerate the discovery process and medical diagnostic labs obtain faster, better results.


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