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Senior Design Quality Engineer
Ref No.: 18-38988
Location: Tucson, Arizona
Position Type:Contract
Skill Type
Skill Type:Engineering
NESCO Resource is currently recruiting for a Senior Design Quality Engineer for a contract opportunity for our client in Oro Valley.

Responsible for establishing and maintaining Design Quality Assurance systems and processes. Ensures conformance and compliance to domestic and international quality and regulatory standards. Defines Quality and Regulatory strategies for complex diagnostic assays in development and provides guidance to product development teams.

Supports the Primary Staining Reagent, antibody, immunohistochemistry, detection reagent, and molecular probes, or CDx Design Quality teams that supports the delivery of portfolio projects for all life cycle teams. Supports the development of primary staining reagents, immunohistochemical and in situ hybridization In vitro diagnostic (IVD) products, etc.

Maintains extensive knowledge of principles, theories, and practices in Design for Excellence activities such as Design for Manufacturability for complex diagnostic systems to include assays and reagents. Provides strong understanding of molecular/cell biology techniques, relevant systems and reagent experience to staff.

Provides technical knowledge of Design and engineering principles and their application to ensure that cost-effective, reliable and high-quality systems that satisfy customer needs and business requirements are delivered.


Practices and mentors in the use of company concepts, policies and procedures, familiar with and follows standard practices.
Applies functional expertise routinely on the job.
Receives general direction and exercises considerable discretion as to work details.
Contributes to the definition and timely achievement of overall project goals.
Participates in efforts to define new components, products or processes.
Identifies and implements improvements to work processes.
Designs, plans and executes project related tasks.
Consults and provides training for areas of statistical quality control such as SPC, Process capability, DOE, etc.

Assures experimental quality through sound, independent, experimental design.
Participates on cross functional technical teams.
Provides technical direction and feedback to others.
Participates in project planning, process updates and contributes to experimental design.
Monitors work to ensure quality, and continuously promote Quality First Time.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Demonstrates success in technical proficiency, creativity, collaboration with others and independent thought.
Expert knowledge of applicable regulations and standards, including FDA QSR Part 820, ISO13485
Expert knowledge of Quality engineering principles and concepts.
Experience in medical device, including software, reagents, and assay development, design control
Need medical device development understanding, partnered with Design Control regulations.

For immediate consideration apply now and/or contact me directly: Joe Buxenbaum at (520) 395-2505.
If you would be interested in other positions in Tucson, we have several additional opportunities available please see for more openings.  If you know someone looking for a new opportunity we will pay you for your referrals!
NESCO Resource was named Best of Staffing for both client and staffing 7 years in a row! We offer medical, dental, vision, short term disability, life insurance and 401K!! We are excited to work for you!
At NESCO Resource, our flexible staffing solutions include contract, contract-to-hire, and direct placement services. We employ specialized recruiters focused in the fields of Engineering, Information Technology, Accounting & Finance, Administrative & Customer Service, and Manufacturing & Distribution.

NESCO Resource is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics with respect to employment opportunities.