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Quality Engineer I

  • Sector: Engineering
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  • Job Ref: 23134

Our client a Galway based multinational are looking to hire a Quality Engineer I on an initial 12 month contract.


  • Ability to work within a team environment and build relationships across the organisation as well as with external suppliers & regulatory agencies etc.
  • Co-ordination of complaint handling Analysis and Investigation activities for a wide range of Medtronic products including receipt and documenting of incoming complaint devices relating to events.
  • Perform analysis and investigation, and laboratory duties related to the complaint Analysis and Investigation activities. Assisting in test procedure development and non-routine analyses relating to root cause investigations.
  • Co-ordination of cross-functional activities in the investigation of customer complaints and determination of root cause.
  • Possess an awareness of the manufacturing process and final products, including terminology associated with the product use and failure modes typically experienced by the customer
  • Conduct laboratory support functions, Performs and coordinate instrument maintenance, calibration and alignment checks.
  • Communicate key information including escalation of Quality Issues to Management and key extended post market quality teams & functional management to ensure full engagement &alignment.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement activities to support the role out of cell operating systems and principles. Delivering cost-down through innovative solutions.
  • Ensures that corrective measures meet acceptable reliability standards and that documentation is compliant with requirements.
  • Support new product launch as part of the Product Development Process ensuring that requirements are included in the process.
  • Ensure compliance to all applicable department, site-wide procedures and regulations. Support Internal and External audit preparation and activity which includes application and maintenance of quality standards for all activities associated. 


  • Min of a bachelor’s degree (Level 8 NFQ) in a relevant technical discipline (e.g., Engineering, Science)
  • Experience in a medical devices or related environment desirable
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Practical working knowledge of statistical data analysis, problem solving and quality improvement tools and techniques preferable
  • Technical writing skills
  • Ability to multi-task and to take initiative is essential
  • Effective time management skills
  • Builds and maintains positive relationships with others; shows respect and consideration for others.

For more information and a confidential discussion on the role please contact Michelle Mc Inerney.

091 706717