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Principal Engineer of Quality Data

Olympus Medical Systems

Olympus Medical Systems

Quality Assurance
Westborough, MA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024


Workplace Flexibility: Field

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Olympus, a leading medical technology company, has focused on making people’s lives better for over 100 years.

Our Purpose is to make people’s lives healthier, safer, and more fulfilling.

Our Core Values are reflected in all we do: Integrity – Empathy – Agility – Unity – Long-Term View

We deliver on our purpose and our core values by staying True to Life.

Job Description

Responsible for the establishment, maintenance and monitoring of Quality Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) and reporting on the performance of various sites across Olympus. Lead business initiatives to automate solutions and enhance data visualizations and dashboards. Provide recommendations and delivers insights that help guide management decisions. Lead and mentor other data analysts. Ensure user adoption and identifies and manages continuous improvement efforts.

Job Duties

  • Establish, maintain and monitor Quality KPIs across all Olympus entities.
  • Interpret and present data trends and provide analytical insights and recommendations to senior management to aid in decision making.
  • Continually ensure quality and integrity of the source information/data that is relied upon by management in their decision making.
  • Identify areas for data quality improvements and help to resolve data quality issues through appropriate error detection and correction and process control.
  • Work cross functionally to document, design and develop, and test reporting and analytics solutions using business solution tools and best practices. This includes interfacing with IT and management to develop data standard requirements.
  • Provide leadership in design and development of Olympus Global quality systems data standards.
  • Lead projects that build automated solutions in business intelligence tools such as Power BI that provide creative and insightful views of data.
  • Develop a detailed understanding of data structures and master data concepts to better support the business.
  • Understand relationships between front end applications and data repositories.
  • Lead or support quality and compliance projects as requested, and perform other assigned duties as needed.

Job Qualifications


  • A minimum of a 4-year college degree (Bachelor’s Degree) or equivalent in a technical or data-related field is required
  • Minimum of 7 years of related experience in a medical device, pharma, or other regulated industry
  • Experience with PowerBI or similar data analytics tools.
  • Working experience with 21 CFR 820 and ISO 13485 and other applicable regulations
  • Proficiency in data analysis tools and techniques (e.g., SQL, Excel, data visualization tools);
  • Competent with Microsoft Office 365 Suite, Visio, Adobe, DocuSign, Agile and Windows platforms.
  • Familiarity with basic statistical analysis
  • Familiarity with writing database queries (e.g. MySQL, Postgres, etc.)
  • In this Global role, the individual will be expected to schedule meetings that work for multiple time zones and up to 10% travel should be expected, sometimes in short notice.


  • Ability to collect and synthesize data and convert them into actions.
  • Ability to collaborate, develop strong working relationships, and demonstrate leadership and project management capabilities within a matrixed organization environment.
  • Bias for action, impeccable organizational skills, critical thinking, solutions-oriented, attentive to detail
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills.

Why join Olympus?

Here, people matter—our health, our happiness, and our lives.

  • Competitive salaries, annual bonus and 401(k)* with company match
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Visions coverage effective on start date
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program
  • Free virtual live and on-demand wellness classes
  • Work-life balance supportive culture with hybrid and remote roles
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Educational Assistance
  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • Volunteering and charitable donation match programs
  • Diversity & Inclusion Programs including Colleague Affinity Networks
  • On-Site Child Daycare, Café, Fitness Center**

*US Only

**Limited locations

We care about your health and financial well-being and offer the resources you need to feel vital, confident and ready for wherever life takes you. Learn more about our benefit offerings at https://www.olympusamerica.com/careers/benefits-perks.

The anticipated base pay range for this full-time position working at this location is $111,675.00 - $156,345.00 / year, plus potential for annual bonus (subject to plan eligibility and other requirements). Olympus considers a variety of factors when determining actual compensation for this position including: level of experience, working location, and relevant education and certifications.

About us:

Our Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients and their safety.

Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Olympus employs more than 31,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries and regions. Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,200 employees throughout locations in North and South America. For more information, visit www.olympusamerica.com.

Olympus is dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace

We recognize diversity in people, views and lifestyle choices and emphasize the importance of inclusion and mutual respect. We strive to continue to foster empathy and unity in the workplace so that our employees can fully contribute and thrive.

Let’s realize your potential, together.

It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Applicants with Disabilities: As a Federal Contractor, Olympus is committed to ensuring our hiring process is accessible to everyone. If you need an accommodation in order to complete the application or hiring process, please contact Olympus via email at OCAAccommodations@olympus.com. If your disability impairs your ability to email, you may call our HR Compliance Manager at 1-888-Olympus (1-888-659-6787).

Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Massachusetts (US-MA) || Westborough || Quality & Regulatory Affairs (QA/RA)