Quality Manager

Kelly UK & Ireland
Employment Type
Not disclosed
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Job Title: Quality Manager
Location: Galway
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
At Kelly’s we are currently working with an exciting client in the Galway area, looking for a Quality Manager to join their expanding team. The Quality Manager will possess excellent interpersonal and leadership skills with a proven track record in leading a quality function within a medical device manufacturing company.

  • Be the leader of quality and continuous improvement within the company. Continuously promote quality and customer satisfaction in everything that the company does
  • Ensure that customer requirements are understood and achieved for the lifecycle of the product. Work with customer and suppliers on quality related issues and NPI projects
  • Develop and implement effective and efficient quality management strategies, policies and procedures. Ensure that the Quality Management system is effective and fully compliant with customer, regulatory, legislative and business requirements
  • Lead the company continuous improvement program, utilizing lead and six sigma principles, tools and techniques
  • Provide expert quality assurance input into problem solving, change management, validations and product disposition activities
  • Ensure that problems are effectively solved using systematic problem solving methodologies. Coach and mentor staff in problem-solving.
  • Fulfill the role of management representative for the Quality Management system
  • Ensure supplier quality is effectively managed
  • Manage and develop the Quality team which will consist of Quality and Continuous Engineers and Technicians. Manage the quality function within agreed budget
  • Lead quality related projects ensuring that they are delivered on time and within budget
  • Prepare for and manage customer and regulatory audits


  • Degree qualification in Quality, Engineering, Science or relevant experience in a quality assurance role within the Medical Device industry
  • Proven track record in leading the quality function within a medical device manufacturing company
  • Thorough knowledge of quality management systems and associated regulatory requirements (ISO 13485, FDA etc.)
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of statistical analysis (including Minitab)
  • Must be able to communicate at all levels of the organization and with customers suppliers and regulatory agencies
  • Good interpersonal skills, team player, with a positive attitude in dealing with people
  • Must be innovative and be driven to implement change to systems and procedures
  • Excellent analytical skills. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

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