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Manager Reprocessing & Infection Control EMEA

Information About this Role

Position: Manager Reprocessing & Infection Control EMEA           

Location: Hamburg | Travel: gelegentlich

Reports to: GM QARA EMEA | Preparation: HR

Function: Reprocessing & Infection Control         

Department: QARA EMEA | Kategorie: Manager

FLSA Status (for US only)              



The Manager Reprocessing & Infection Control EMEA owns a staff position within the organization. With its comprehensive know-how and knowledge on the reprocessing of medical devices the job holder supports other areas such as product marketing, QARA Global, Sales and Service, and the Japanese parent company. In addition, he/she manages the interface and cooperation with the manufacturing site Plovdiv on issues regarding cleanroom production and processing.


Key responsibilities / main tasks

  • Management of necessary post processing validations for a global leader in medical equipment and accessories (especially under European requirements)
  • Management of compatibility tests (including material compatibility testing) and evaluation / authorization of AER-devices and my clients accessories
  • Preparation / review / approval of appropriate validation protocols and reports in cooperation with the respective Design Center, if required
  • Cooperation and advice on questions of processing and infection control (eg manual and mechanical processing, material compatibility) for my client and its customers and distributors
  • Support of the QARA department / vigilance / product marketing in the areas of processing and infection control (eg hygiene report complaint assessment, specifications of new endoscope, product approval procedure)
  • Assistance in verification of all information and comparison with national and international regulations. Review of manuals for reprocessing (ISO 15883-4, validation protocol, ISO 17664). Promoting the hygiene topic via information and trainings for the whole company
  • Support in Processing & Infection Control external parties
  • Service support (customer advice, training events)
  • Support of the occupational safety officer in hygiene topics at PE
  • Supports on issues regarding cleanroom manufacturing and cleanroom monitoring



  • Academic Study of relevant subjects
  • Several years of professional experience beneficial
  • Very good knowledge of standards and guidelines in the area of hygiene (national and international)
  • Preparation of medical devices
  • General product knowledge (endoscopes ideally)
  • Experience in employee and team leadership,
  • Mastery of common management tools
  • Mastering techniques of moderation, communication and presentation
  • MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Very good knowledge of English


The incumbent shows high integrity, honesty and deep sense of concern for the success of the company, develops strategic perspectives, communicates powerfully and productively. He/she inspires and motivates others to peak performance.


Contact details:

Name: Catherine Campbell

Number: 0044 203 8000 512