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Quality Engineer II

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Katie Kilbane
+353 861283368
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Join us as a Quality Engineer II to uphold top-tier quality standards for medical devices. Your key responsibilities include documenting customer requirements, ensuring compliance, leading investigations, and driving continuous improvements. With a Degree/Diploma in Engineering, Science, Quality, or related experience, along with 5+ years in a similar role, you'll excel. Your knack for people management, attention to detail, and expertise in regulatory standards will shine. Let's make quality excellence our shared goal – apply now!


  • Ensure all customer requirements are identified, clearly documented in manufacturing documentation and effectively implemented.
  • Ensure the Quality System is fully compliant with customer and regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure that incoming, in-process and final inspection plans are adequate and regularly reviewed for effectiveness.
  • Investigate product/process quality issues that arise, including customer complaints. Ensure they are effectively resolved in a timely manner using the CAPA system.
  • Assess all product and manufacturing related changes, deviations and reworks, for their impact on validations, product quality and the customer.
  • Make product dispositions as and when required. Update documentation such as specifications and visual standards to better define the quality characteristic being dispositioned. 
  • Ensure processes are validated in accordance with customer and Quality System requirements. Write validation protocols, reports and test reports as required.  
  • Act as a Lead Quality Auditor. Perform Supplier Quality Audits.  Act as a guide during  customer and regulatory audits.
  • Document manufacturing procedures, CHR’s, purchasing specifications, inspection procedures and standards. Review and approve all updates to same.
  • Use process data such as yield, output rates etc. to identify opportunities for improvement. Implement improvements on an ongoing basis.
  • Supervise the activities of assigned staff.
  • Work with customers and suppliers on quality related issues and new product introduction projects. Ensure all dealings are professional and good relationships are maintained at all times.
  • Be part of project teams. Deliver on commits to schedule and budget.
  • Adhere to Plant Safety requirements and Health & Safety requirements relating to your work, assuming responsibility for those aspects of the OH&S System over which you have control to ensure the health and safety of yourself and others.
  • Be aware of the potential environmental impacts associated with your work and the implications of non-conformance.
  • Contribute to enhanced energy performance by conservation of energy where possible (Lighting, Equipment, Air Conditioning etc).
  • Contribute to the continual improvement activities of the OH&S, Environmental and Energy Management systems through participation, providing feedback/ suggestions for improvement and by reporting accidents, dangerous occurrence, near miss/ illness, good catch and environmental incidents in a timely manner.
  • To take on other duties which the Company may assign you from time to time. These ‘other duties’ will be agreed with Management prior to any assignment.


  • Degree / Diploma qualification in Engineering, Science and/or Quality or relevant experience in a quality assurance role within the Medical Device Industry.
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role.
  • Good people management skills. Must be able to manage a team of upto 4 staff.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Good working knowledge of applicable regulatory requirements (ISO 13485, FDA etc.)
  • Proven track record in problem solving. 6 sigma qualification (Green Belt of higher) required.
  • Understanding of lean principles. Lean green belt an advantage.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • A positive attitude in dealing with people.
  • Ability to learn and adapt to various situations.
  • Must be able to work under own initiative, with minimum supervision.


For further information on this role in Galway please contact Katie Kilbane on +353 86 1283368 or email Check out all our open jobs on our HERO Recruitment website –

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