Medtronic Quality Assurance Data Analyst in Heerlen, Netherlands

Quality Assurance Data Analyst


Heerlen, Limburg, Netherlands

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Post Date:

Jul 09, 2017

Location is Heerlen, the Netherlands (job ID 17000A68).

Careers that Change Lives

At Medtronic, we strive without reserve for the greatest possible reliability and quality in our products andprocesses. The EMEA region Medtronic has established several Quality Systems that cover medical device sales, order management, supplier management, storage and distribution, customer information and education, technical service and spine loaner processes and that apply to different geographic sub regions: Western Europe, Central Eastern Europe, Middle East Africa. The different Quality Systems are certified according ISO 13485:2003 and/or ISO 9001:2008.

The EMEA QA Governance Team is responsible for cross regional oversight on Quality related performance reporting. Within this team we are currently looking for a Quality Assurance Data Analyst.

A Day in the Life

In this role you contribute to the governance of the multiple Quality Systems in the EMEA region by, analyzing data from Quality related data sources (CAPA, Audit, Change Control, Employee training, etc) and draw conclusions and visualize them for the stakeholders.

Based on the analyses and conclusions you will work together with Process owners and Quality management system representatives to maintain and improve the multiple Quality Systems. Next to this you will participate in specific projects and have the opportunity to expand your activities with Quality Assurance engineering tasks.

You are expected to work independently on your tasks and work together with system administrators. You will be part of the Quality Team

Your main tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Setup reporting strategies / explore new reporting possibilities.

  • Work together with system administrators to enable them to run reports.

  • Analyzing data, identify trends/conclusions

  • Visualize analysis trends/conclusions as input for process owners and Quality management representatives.

  • Participate in specific projects


  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Engineering, Health Policy, Statistic, Business or similar.

  • Strong Analytical skills.

  • Excellent Excel/Microsoft office skills

  • Relevant working experience in data analysis and visualization of conclusions

  • Good communication skills, spoken and written in Dutch and English

  • Experience with implementation of Quality Management Systems and/or knowledge of QA system tools (Trackwise, Agile) is an advantage.

To be successful in this role, you have strong analytical and excellent Excel skills. Besides a strong passion for analytics and continuous improvement, you show a hands-on and result oriented approach. You are a distinct team player, who’s able to build relationships with colleagues. Managing several tasks, priorities and projects at once poses no problem for you and you can work well under pressure. You have outstanding communication skills and can read, express and report in Dutch and English. These skills enable you to drive improvements and tackle possible resistance.


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As a global leader in medical technology, services and solutions, Medtronic improves the health and lives of millions of people each year. We believe our deep clinical, therapeutic and economic expertise can help address the complex challenges - such as rising costs, aging populations and the burden of chronic disease - faced by families and healthcare systems today. But no one can do it alone. That’s why we’re committed to partnering in new ways and developing powerful solutions that deliver better patient outcomes.

Founded in 1949 as a medical repair company, we're now among the world's largest medical technology, services and solutions companies, employing more than 85,000 people worldwide, serving physicians, hospitals and patients in over 155 countries. With our European Operations Center for Distribution and Shared Services in Heerlen, the Bakken Research Center in Maastricht, our manufacturing facility in Kerkrade, and the Medtronic Eindhoven Design Center and Dutch sales office in Eindhoven, Medtronic Netherlands has more than 1,500 employees.

Whatever your specialty or ambitions, you can make a difference at Medtronic - both in the lives of others and your career. Join us in our commitment to take healthcare Further, Together.