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Quality Team Lead | Cork

  • Sector: Science & Pharma
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  • Job Ref: 20324

Quality Team Lead| Cork

We are working with a leading multinational Lifescience organisation in Cork that is looking for a Quality Team Lead to join their growing team. This organisation offers excellent career progression opportunities and a chance to work on exciting new projects.

The Quality Team Lead is a key member of the Cork quality team. You will provide expert QA leadership to the operations and process improvement project teams, in ensuring operational and project goals and objectives are met. The Quality Team Lead role will be a high-profile role with opportunities for the development of leadership, project management, planning & prioritisation, and collaborative skills.

Overview of Main Responsibilities (full job description available on request):

  • Lead & develop a team of Quality Engineers and Quality Technicians.
  • Planning & prioritising core team activities.
  • Drive a preventive quality culture to ensure there is buy-in to continuously improve the quality performance and ensure issues are identified proactively (e.g. Risk Reduction, Error proofing, etc.).
  • Drive and support the implementation of process improvements to reduce variation and ensure predictable processes across all product lines (e.g. Yield improvements, Product Performance Improvement, Cost Reduction initiatives, and Process Automation activities).
  • Provide effective and responsive QA support to the production area to ensure objectives of quality, service, and cost are met.
  • Key decision maker to ensure the quality issues are assessed and product dispositions are made appropriately and in a timely manner.
  • Review of Non-conformance trends and identification of appropriate corrective actions when required.
  • Support the integration of new product iterations into the manufacturing area.
  • Ensure regulatory compliance in the area of responsibility to cGMPs of all medical device regulatory agencies (e.g. FDA and DEKRA).
  • Provide functional expertise to other support functions on quality-related issues (e.g. change management, statistical techniques, sampling principles).
  • Lead the assessment and approval of change requests for product, process, and quality system changes.
  • Analysis of complaint trends and lead investigation into potential manufacturing-related complaints.
  • Define process and product validation requirements, preparation and approval of Master Validation Plans, protocols, and reports approval.
  • Support the site's internal quality audit program.

What the ideal candidate looks like:

  • Minimum level 8 qualification in a relevant Engineering / Science degree.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and meet targets/goals efficiently.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated decision-making skills.
  • Minimum of 4+ years experience within a manufacturing environment.
  • People management experience is advantageous.

What you will get in return:

  • Competitive Salary.
  • Pension.
  • Healthcare.
  • Bonus.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Aisling Lane.

(021) 4320675