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07 September 2022 – Job opportunity QA associate at Medace

Please note that this job opening has been filled, you can no longer apply for this position currently.

About Medace

Medace is a unique service provider in the medical industry. Located in the South of the Netherlands, Medace offers a full service ISO13485 certified work-learning environment where customers are trained and guided in developing their medical product towards clinical implementation and market introduction. From building the product technical dossier needed for clinical validation to producing the clinical grade product in our state-of-the-art research and cleanroom facilities. Our clients range from academic groups to corporates, with the main audience being startups active in the field of Medical Devices and Cell Therapy. This results in a vivid biomedical co-working space where entrepreneurship and science thrive. For more information about our company visit

What are we looking for?

The ideal candidate has previous quality experience, is a team player and critical thinker, with the ability to ensure a product or service meets the established ISO standards of quality. You are able to define quality criteria and have strong written and verbal communication skills to provide concise and clear quality documentation and guidance. You have a high level of adaptability and are open to broaden and share your quality expertise in different biomedical product development areas. As QA associate, you are a member of the Medace (Quality) team and will be directly working with the Quality Manager Medical Devices to maintain and improve Medace’s QMS as well as providing quality services to our clients.

QA associate responsibilities

  • Provides hands-on support in quality processes (e.g. write and review quality documentation)
  • Works with the quality and operations team to develop quality control methods
  • Helps setting up and conduct trainings on quality concepts and tools
  • Provides advice, facilitation and training to the multi-disciplinary teams (Clients) in regulatory processes
  • Supports in internal/external audits

QA associate qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in engineering sciences
  • Strong quality / continuous improvement mindset, preferably with expertise in QA support
  • Experience with working according to ISO standards like ISO 13485 or 9001 and quality events (non-conformities, CAPA, change control) in the medical field
  • Experience with working under a Quality Management System and/or maintaining a Quality Management System
  • Experience in technical writing, creating SOPs, verification and validation protocols is favorable
  • Acquainted in providing support during audits (internal, external, supplier)
  • Basic knowledge of Risk Management processes (FMEA, ISO 14971)
  • Knowledge of MDR 2017/745 would be an add on
  • Independent thinking and planning ability
  • Initiator, self-propelling
  • Excellent command of English, spoken and written
  • Good communication/presentation skills
  • Service minded
  • Critical, accurate, and precise
  • Team player
  • Multitasker with high stress level
  • Proactive and service mindset to deliver the highest quality possible

What we offer

Medace offers a challenging job in an inspiring and ambitious young organization. Communication lines are short and personal initiative is highly stimulated and appreciated. We offer a full time position via a one year contract with a possible prospect on a permanent employment. We are committed to support your professional and personal development and give you the opportunity to cooperate with talented people in an informal, transparent and open culture. Working closely with the QA Manager will help adapt your skills in this role.

Interested in joining Medace as QA associate?

Please submit your motivation and resume via If you have any questions regarding this vacancy, please contact Gertjan Geelen (QA Manager Medical Devices) via mail: or phone: +32 (0)4 7540 1283

Acquisition as a result of this vacancy is not appreciated!

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