Quality Manager

  • Reference: CJ46482
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Cork, Cork City, Munster
  • Category: Medical Devices

Role Purpose:


Quality Manager of a Business Unit or Value Stream consisting of multiple product lines and technologies. Devotes a significant portion of time to managerial, leadership, and staff development responsibilities.

Role Responsibilities:


  • Manage and provide technical guidance / direction to the Value Stream.
  • Participate as a key member of the staff team contributing to the overall effectiveness of the business.
  • Assign resources and responsibilities. Set direction and identify priorities.
  • Provide leadership and development to the organisation to maximise effectiveness and provide career development.
  • Control budgets and spending and insure compliance to financial requirements. Insure budgets are adhered to and accurately established.
  • Project manage and schedule key projects and initiatives insuring timely execution and goal achievement.
  • Integrate with corporate requirements and promotes synergy/consistency
  • Assist QA Director in developing strategies for the quality function.
  • Implement and insures compliance to the quality requirements per the site and corporate quality system.
  • Demonstrates through management style respect for the core values and a commitment to teamwork and communication.
  • Compile and analyse operational, test and validation data to establish technical specifications and performance standards for newly designed or modified products and processes.
  • Take a leadership role in developing and implementing new techniques and initiatives to enhance the Quality management system on site and across the Corporation where possible.
  • Develop staff on new quality initiatives and assist in the understanding and rollout of quality initiatives across the department.
  • Be recognized as champion of behavioural/GMP and cultural initiatives with strong quality related decision-making skills demonstrated.


Experience & Educational Requirements:

  • Requires a minimum level 8 relevant Engineering / Science degree
  • Ideally 8 years experience within the medical device or pharmaceutical manufacturing industry, with at least 4 years’ experience in a leadership role. 
  • Experience/training in problem solving and process improvement methodologies.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with good leadership abilities.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and meet targets/goals efficiently
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong knowledge of quality principles and the ability to utilize these methods in a manufacturing environment.


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Emer O’ Callaghan on 021 4911061 or email emer.ocallaghan@collinsmcnicholas.ie

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