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Technical Quality Manager

Vaisala is a global technology leader and expert in weather, environmental, and industrial measurements and our solutions enable customers to find answers, remove doubt, and make smarter decisions.  We take pride in being pioneers who strive to bring about positive changes in both the society and environment, and our work is not done yet.  Curiosity, the desire to meet challenges and an extraordinary ability to innovate are Vaisala's core, both past and present. In line with our mission “Observations for a better world,” we continue our work to help find answers and take action for a sustainable future.  


Our employees demonstrate, uphold, support, and model the Vaisala Values: Customer Focus, Innovation & Renewal, Strong Together and Integrity. Sharing strong and common values is part of our culture and enables us to work towards our shared mission.


Industrial Measurements business area serves a wide range of industries and applications ranging from pharmaceutical to food industries, and from warehouses to power transformers. It offers a broad range of accurate and reliable measurement instruments based on the cutting-edge technology to help our customers optimize their processes, improve efficiency, minimize energy consumption, and ensure the high quality of their end-products. 


Position Description: 

We are currently searching for a Technical Quality Manager in our Woburn, Massachusetts office.  As the Technical Quality Manager, you will plan, develop, and implement appropriate quality systems for the Industrial Measurement Field Service business to assure the quality of our service is being delivered consistentlyYou will also manage the implementation of ISO17025 Quality Systems and standardsRole may expand to support Latin America as well. This is a hybrid position with travel expectations up to 35%.


Your key responsibilities include: 

            Responsible for managing ISO17025 Accredited calibration services 

            Ensure Field Service compliance to Quality Management System and ISO 17025:2017 

            Support ISO9001 ​​​​

            Develop and maintain field service SOPs and provide proper training on processes and procedures. 

            Perform technical analysis on laboratory and Field Services non-conformances 

            Continually improving methods and procedures for calibration and develop best practices 

            Continually monitors field equipment is functional/calibrated and recommends upgrades/replacements as needed 

            Uncertainty Budget Calculations 

•            Be an excellent collaborator across teams, functions, organizational boundaries inside and outside of Vaisala 



            Bachelor's degree and 3-5 years of related experience. Or equivalent combination of education and experience

            Minimum of 2 years of work Experience (Pharma/Med-Device) 

            Minimum of 1 year of Project Management experience 

            Experience in an ISO 17025 Quality Systems or GMP regulated environments 

            OSHA10 hour construction certification will be required upon hire 

            Solid customer service background with a passion for excellence in satisfaction. 

            Analytical and positive approach to problem solving 

            Must have a valid US passport and the ability to travel internationally

•            Strong communication and interpersonal skills 

•            Able to interact with Regulatory Agencies and Certification bodies (internal and external audits)

            Understanding of FDA, cGMP, USP, and MHRA 



Please send your application including CV and salary request soon. We will close the application process when we have a suitable number of qualified candidates. (Salary is determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data).  Additionally, we offer our employees a competitive benefits package which is outlined below.


Our Vaisala solutions contribute to societies and people’s lives in over 150 countries – and can even be found in space. With our technological innovations for measuring weather, environmental and industrial conditions, we have a key role in solving the grand social and environmental challenges of our time. We offer you a career with a clear purpose and a chance to create observations for a better world. Take advantage of this opportunity and join our team to make a difference!


What we offer:

Our benefits package includes: health, dental, and vision insurance, flexible spending accounts, company paid life, long and short term disability, 401(K) plan with company match, a variety of voluntary benefits programs, fitness reimbursement, Employee Assistance Programs, and tuition reimbursement. We also offer holiday pay and a generous paid time off plan.


To be considered for this position you must currently be eligible to work in the U.S. Vaisala participates in the E-Verify employment verification system. Candidates are subject to a complete background check prior to an offer being extended.  As a federal contractor, Vaisala reserves the right to enforce government mandated vaccination requirements for its employees.



Vaisala is proud to be an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legal protected status.


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Reasonable Accommodation Notice

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. As a government contractor, Vaisala complies with Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (the Act), which is a law that prohibits federal contractors and subcontractors from discriminating in employment against individuals with disabilities and requires employers take affirmative action to recruit, hire, promote, and retain these individuals.


If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete an application for a recognized disability under applicable law, please contact Human Resources by phone at 303-499-1701 or by email at Please note that you can easily submit application by attaching your LinkedIn profile in the recruitment tool (LinkedIn Apply functionality).


Recruiter: Erin Hanson 
Job Family: Service 

Job Grade: 8 

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