Quality Engineer

Optima Recruitment Ltd
Employment Type
Not disclosed
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Due to ongoing expansion, our client who are a leading manufacturing company in their respective field are now looking to hire a Quality Engineer to join their growing team on a permanent basis at their Limerick facility.

You will be joining a small team of engineers and manufacturing staff while reporting directly to the Operations Manager to ensure that the final products are safe, reliable, and meet customer expectations. 

Summary of the Role: 

  • Responsibility for assuring that the Company’s Quality Goals & Objectives are defined and achieved by the company’s Total Quality Management System (TQM). 
  • Engage with manufacturing units to ensure the overall quality of manufactured products.
  • Responsibility for ensuring the implementation and effectiveness of the company’s TQM in compliance with ISO13485 and other regulatory requirements throughout the organization.

The key duties of this role will include:

  • To test processes, monitor quality standards, create documentation, device quality tests and define the criteria a test results should meet.
  • To monitor the quality of a process and play a key role in fixing issues when they arise. 
  • Continuously promote quality and customer satisfaction in everything that the company does.
  • Develop and implement effective and efficient TQM strategies, policies and procedures. 
  • Ensure the TQM is fully compliant with customer regulatory, legislative and business requirements.
  • Fulfil the role of management representative for the TQM.
  • Ensure that customer requirements are understood and achieved for the lifecycle of the product including investigating and reporting on customer complaints.
  • Controlling, processing and delivery of non-conforming product until the deficiency or unsatisfactory condition has been corrected.
  • Ensure supplier quality is effectively managed.
  • Ensure that problems are solved using systematic problem-solving methodologies.
  • Prepare for and manage internal, customer and regulatory audits.
  • Take on other duties which the Company may assign you from time to time.

To be considered for this role, you will have the following:

  • Third Level qualification in Engineering or a relevant technical discipline. Qualification in Quality/Validation/Statistics/ Risk would be a distinct advantage.
  • You will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a similar role ideally within a Medical Devices or Manufacturing company and within a highly regulated environment.
  • Proven knowledge and experience of working with ISO13485 medical devices standard.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all organisational levels.
  • Good IT skills and proficient across the MS Office suite.
  • High attention to detail in all aspects of the role.