Team Leader, Maintenance & Calibration


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Research / Academic

Building on 30 years of experience in transfusion diagnostics, Quotient is a commercial stage diagnostics company committed to delivering solutions that reshape the way diagnostics is practiced.  Quotient has two key product portfolios, Alba by Quotient and MosaiQTM by Quotient. The Alba by Quotient product range is comprised of high-quality reagents used to keep laboratories around the world running efficiently. They are sold directly to laboratories or through our OEM partners. MosaiQ™ by Quotient is our proprietary multiplex microarray technology, offering the world’s first fully automated, consolidated testing platform, allowing for multiple tests across different modalities. MosaiQ™ is designed to be a game-changing solution, which we believe will increase efficiencies, improve clinical practice, deliver significant workflow improvements and operational cost savings to laboratories around the world. Quotient’s operations are based in Eysins / Switzerland, Edinburgh / Scotland and Chicago / Illinois.Team Leader, Maintenance & CalibrationQuotient is recruiting for a Team Leader, Maintenance & Calibration for the Manufacturing team based in Eysins. The role is a full-time and permanent position.The Team Leader, Maintenance & Calibration is responsible for the coordination, planning and effective execution of all site equipment maintenance, calibration & monitoring. The role is also responsible to investigate, solve and proactively improve performance of all manufacturing equipment’s. JOB DESCRIPTIONThe main responsibilities will include:

  • Manage all activities of the team (set performance targets and project deadlines that ensure team effectiveness)
  • Develop and manage the maintenance plan
  • Execute, and record on the electronical quality system all activities on time
  • Liaise with manufacturing, IT, QA/QC, Finance, and external suppliers to follow-up on maintenance and facility activities
  • Lead the Deming Cycle (Plan-Do-Check-Act) for Manufacturing equipment: Analysing breakdowns and investigating production problems
  • Supervise the investigation on root cause analysis of Manufacturing processes in Eysins, progress Quality records (CAPA’s, NC’s, CC’s, etc) within agreed timelines
  • Empower the team to actively participate in the review and update of procedures, SOP’s, and any other relevant technical documents
  • Check, control and maintain work environments according to the requirements of GMP and relevant Health and Safety policies
  • Co-ordinate all long-term supply and service arrangements/contracts with utilities providers external maintenance contractors and warranty arrangements for installed plant and equipment
  • Be fully accountable for the budget & performance of the department, adapting plans and priorities as required to address resource and operational challenges
  • Supervise the setting and definition of SLA with external and internal partners
  • Participate with the management on the elaboration of vision strategy for the manufacturing department
  • Supervise and align with the management on automated monitoring of Manufacturing Processes
  • Identify opportunities for yield / downtime /efficiency/ performance improvements
  • Improve manufacturing flow and layouts (equipment related only, within validated range and non-critical parameters only)


  • Master’s degree in Engineering, Maintenance & Calibration or equivalent
  • At least 2 years experience in managing a Maintenance & Calibration team
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in cleanroom operations with technical support
  • Strong familiarity with EHS, ISO, cGMP, and other regulatory requirements in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience maintaining and operating an industrial scale building HVAC system
  • Ability to interface with complex equipment with an extensive experience to investigate, propose corrective and preventive actions
  • Kledge of ERP and MES
  • Effective time management and prioritisation skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-motivated, ability to handle high pressure and tight deadlines, strong decision-making skills
  • Great team player and leadership
  • Fluent in French and English


  • Infrequent national and international travel
  • Potential on-call, Saturday and/or Sunday work