Lead, Quality & Regulatory Compliance Auditor in Mentor OH

Full-time @Steris in Audit , in Finance , in Healthcare , in Internal Audit , in Medical Device , in Project Manager , in Risk Management , in Technology
  • Mentor, OH, US, 44060 View on Map
  • Apply Before : November 15, 2022

Job Description

Join Steris as Lead, Quality & Regulatory Compliance Auditor in Mentor Ohio. At the Steris you will perform tasks as listed below, Apply Steris Quality careers in Mentor OH.


Position : Lead, Quality & Regulatory Compliance Auditor

Job Category: Quality

Work location : Mentor, Ohio

Job Segment : Medical Device, Audit, Risk Management, Project Manager, Internal Audit, Healthcare, Finance, Technology



At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.
Position Summary
The mission of the STERIS Quality & Regulatory Compliance function is to implement repeatable and sustainable processes to ensure on-going compliance with domestic and international regulations and standards. This includes evaluating the relevance to all STERIS facilities and products and implementing efficient and effective processes to ensure adherence to applicable regulations and standards.

This position requires 20% domestic and international travel.

The Lead, Quality and Regulatory Compliance Auditor must have expert working knowledge of the following regulations and standards:

•    21 CFR Part 820 – Medical Device Quality System Regulations (QSR)

•    21 CFR Part 803 – Medical Device Reporting

•    21 CFR Part 806 – Medical Device Corrections and Removals

•    21 CFR Part 7 – Enforcement Policy, Subpart C – Recalls

•    21 CFR Part 211 – Current Good Manufacturing Practice for Finished Pharmaceuticals (cGMP)

•    21 CFR Part 11 – Electronic Records, Electronic Signatures

•    ISO 13485 Medical devices – Quality management systems

•    ISO 9001 Quality management systems – Requirements

•    EN ISO 11135-1 Sterilization of healthcare products – Ethylene Oxide

•    EN ISO 11137-1 Sterilization of healthcare products – Radiation

•    ISO/IEC 17025 General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories

•    ISO 14971 Application of Risk Management to Medical Devices

•    EU Medical Device Directive

•    EU Medical Device Regulation

•    EU MEDDEV 2 12-1: Guidelines on a Medical Device Vigilance System

The compliance activities require close work with STERIS corporate domestic and international staff and Customers and U.S and foreign government agencies.


Responsible for conducting data analysis and identifying areas of compliance risk and vulnerability
Ensures compliance with regulations and controls by examining and analysing records, reports, operating practices, and documentation; recommends opportunities to strengthen the internal control structure
Responsible for reporting to Senior Management the results of data gathering, audit results, and process improvements implemented as a result of continuous monitoring program
Design, implement, and maintain audit programs to fulfil compliance audits
Will manage the schedule and execution of compliance audits
Responsible for reviewing procedures and conduct appropriate compliance audit examination
Will manage and approve completion of established remediation for identified areas of risk
Effectively manage and communicate the development of Compliance policies and procedures with strong working knowledge of policy development and approval process
Manage the outputs of the investigation and research of compliance issues
Research, interpret, and perform efficient gap analysis for new and updated regulations and standards
Responsible for leading and directing other staff in the performance of compliance audits at STERIS facilities as well as unscheduled audits as directed by Quality & Regulatory Compliance Senior Management
Lead the organizational staff by coaching, managing, motivating, monitoring, and evaluating them through ongoing performance feedback and formal reviews, as well as development initiatives which target individual strengths and weaknesses while delivering business results
Review test plans and validation documentation for IT systems
Assist in compliance projects as needed

Required Experience

Four (4) year degree required, preferably with general business core, risk management, project management, regulatory, or internal audit
Minimum of 2 years of regulatory compliance auditor 
Minimum of 2 years of supervisory / people management experience 
Excellent PC skills, including Microsoft Office applications
Experience working with and effectively leading cross-functional team
Professional certifications and regulatory training certificates in relevant disciplines are desirable, as is completion of or actively working towards an advanced degree in a relevant discipline.
Strong leadership skills including ability to lead and collaborate
Demonstrated ability to motivate, train, and develop a high-performance team
Ability to balance multiple high priority responsibilities on-time and effectively
Can comfortably and effectively confront difficult situations and issues in a timely and appropriate manner
Strong interpersonal skills – ability to work closely with people at all levels within the STERIS organization and facilitate the implementation of corrective action; able to work effectively and professionally with external people including Customers and government officials
Strong oral and written communication skills
Bilingual skills are a plus, but not required

What we offer
The opportunity to join a company that will invest in you for the long-term. STERIS couldn’t be where it is today without our incredible people. That’s why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring people who are in it for the long run with STERIS is our ultimate goal. We do this by providing competitive salaries, healthcare benefits, tuition assistance, paid-time off, holidays, matching 401(k), annual merit, and incentive plans.  Join us and help write our next chapter.

Competitive pay
Annual merit bonus and incentive plans
Medical, vision, prescription, dental and life insurance
401(k) with a company match
Paid vacation time and paid holidays
On site parking and electrical vehicle charging stations
Free shuttle from public transportation to plant
Tuition assistance
Opportunities for advancement


STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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