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Quality Engineer

  • Sector: Science & Pharma
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  • Job Ref: 18061

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Quality Engineer to join a leading life sciences company based in Cork on an initial 12-month contract with great scope for extension/permanency.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all operational quality aspects associated with product manufacture and release. 
  • Supports the quality management system to ensure timely release of products and that products and processes comply with the relevant product specifications.
  • Promotes compliance excellence within the company to customer requirements and applicable regulations, e.g. ISO9001.
  • Management of complaints systems, tracking, issuing of reports, ensuring effective corrective and preventative actions and timely close out.
  • Investigate Quality problems associated with the production department and implement effective corrective and preventive measures
  • Ensures key quality metrics (CAPA management, First Pass Quality, Complaints, etc) are attained.
  • Drive/support & implement continuous improvement projects with the operations team using Process Excellence lean/six sigma tools.
  • Ensures the pertinent corporate quality and regulatory standards are attained.
  • Maintains strong communication with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Participates / supports the Internal and External Audit Programme.
  • Ensure accurate and effective quality system documentation and reports.
  • Handling customer queries and issues.

Role Requirements:

  • BSc in a Science or Engineering or related discipline.
  • 3+ years experience in a Quality role in the healthcare industry desired.
  • Excellent problem solving and communication skills.
  • A good understanding of problem-solving and quality improvement tools and techniques.
  • Excellent written and oral communications.
  • A strong team player who can also work well on their own initiative.
  • Good attention to detail.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Barry O'Brien.