Senior Quality Engineer – West of Galway | Collins McNicholas

Senior Quality Engineer – West of Galway

  • Reference: GJ3456356
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Galway, Galway City, Mayo
  • Category: Medical Devices


The Senior Quality Engineer will provide quality engineering support and leadership to our NPI and Operations Teams. Reporting to the Quality Manager, the position will be challenging and will require an ability to both lead a team and work on one’s own initiative with a minimum of supervision. The role will take the lead in implementing and improving quality engineering throughout the business. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead  and effectively deliver all quality related aspects of New Product Introduction, ensuring all customer requirements are identified, documented, understood and met.
  • Lead the implementation of Structured Problem Solving to drive root cause identification for process and product issues.
  • Drive and implement continuous improvement to processes and product quality.
  • Perform an active role in further development of the quality management system.
  • Supervision, coaching and mentoring of Quality Technicians and Quality Engineers.
  • Work with suppliers and customers on the resolution of product quality issues and quality improvement programs.
  • Hosting, performing and supporting customer, vendor, internal and external audits to ISO
  • requirements.
  • Take on other duties which the Company may assign you from time to time.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Technical field.
  • At least five years’ experience as a Quality Engineer. While Healthcare/Medical Device industry experience would be an advantage it is not an essential requirement for this role.
  • Strong Structured Problem Solving and Root Cause Analysis experience (Lean 6 Sigma
  • Green Belt desirable).
  • Experience of New Product Introduction and manufacturing process transfer.
  • Proven ability to work independently and under own initiative. Strong interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Experience with leading and participating in several projects concurrently.
  • Ability to supervise and mentor Quality team members
  • Previous ISO 14001 implementation experience desirable

Firstname (required)

Surname (required)

Your Email (required)

Your phone

Upload CV (required)

Security Code captcha


Christopher O'Toole

Contact Consultant

  • Christopher O'Toole
  • Senior Recruitment Consultant
  • 091 706713
  • Connect with Christopher
Request a Call Back

Jobseekers Guide – Interview Tips

Jobseekers interview advice
Introduction “You only get one chance to make a first impression” First impressions do count, and research has shown that the average person can make up their minds about somebody within the first 30 seconds! A job interview is no different. Preparation, presentation and attitude are the key ingredients to be successful. What to Expect? […]
read whole article

Jobseekers Guide – CV’s

CV animation
WRITING YOUR CURRICULUM VITAE What is the purpose of a CV?  A CV is the first thing you think of when applying for a job, and people often wonder what an employer looks for in a good one. Your CV gives you the chance to tell the employer all about yourself and what you have […]
read whole article

Job Seekers Guide

Everything you need to know to find a job, including; how to prepare a CV and cover letter, how to prepare for a job interview, how to navigate the modern job market, and much more.
view more

The Medical Technology Sector in Ireland 2016

Medtech Cross with Icons
This report provides you with all of the recent developments in the medical technology sector in Ireland, including skills availability, graduate output, industry trends, regional investment, and our expectations for the year ahead.
view more