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Principal Engineer of Quality Data

Req ID:  5462



Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

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 Requirements



* 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.


* In this Global role, the individual will be expected to schedule meetings that work for multiple time zones and up to 20% 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 computer and business solution software skills such as PowerBI or Access.


* Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills.


* Ability to problem solve, troubleshoot, and apply critical thinking techniques.


* Proven strong computer skills and use of software applications such as MS Windows, MS Office

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.


Olympus requires all new hires to be “fully vaccinated” against COVID-19, as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on or before their first day of work. Individuals who have been offered employment who have a disability, medical condition, or sincerely-held religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated against COVID-19 are required to request and be granted a reasonable accommodation prior to their first day of work.


Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.


Olympus’ 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 overall costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients. Olympus’ Medical portfolio includes endoscopes, laparoscopes, and video imaging systems, as well as surgical energy devices, system integration solutions, medical services, and a wide range of endotherapy instruments for endoscopic and therapeutic applications. For more information, visit


Olympus…True To You. True To Society. True To LIFE.


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.


Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Pennsylvania (US-PA) || Center Valley || 

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