Collins McNicholas

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support Development Lab activities from a quality systems perspective
  • Implement and effectively maintain compliance with regional directives and procedures across R&D activities,
  • Review and approve all protocols and reports for R&D equipment qualifications
  • Review and approve all protocols and reports for the manufacture of Clinical Trial Materials
  • Review all batch history records for clinical trial materials prior to issuing QA Release memo
  • Provide Regional Quality support for all Design Control activities
  • Drive and oversee all Risk Management activities for new product development
  • Complete and provide Risk Management and Complaint data updates to Annual Product Quality Reviews and for revision of Design Risk Analysis and Clinical Evaluation Reports
  • Review and approve all Process Validation protocols and reports for new products
  • Regional Quality support for all Contact Lens development projects in Waterford from inception to successful technology transfer / scale-up
  • Risk management activities through development and product lifecycle

Role Requirements:

  • Bachelors’ degree in Science or Engineering
  • Certified training in Quality Systems Requirements of FDA and ISO-13485
  • Certified training in Auditing of Quality Systems
  • Documented training in all relevant company Directive and Procedures
  • 5+ years relevant experience in a similar industry

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Josh Barnes on 021-4911066 or email

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