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Design Quality Engineer - Galway - 103865

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Date: 25/06/2019
Job Reference: 103865
Contact Name: Bimi Felix
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Job Description

Design Quality Engineer - Galway - 103865

Design Quality Engineer
Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a Design Quality Engineer for their site.

Key Responsibilities of the Role
  • Product Definition - Work with R&D, Marketing & Commercial teams on the full end-to-end product definition
  • Quality Design Control Deliverables - Participates in project teams to review and develop clear and concise user requirements, verification and validation studies, risk analysis, test plans, control plans and product specifications
  • Risk Analysis - Work with R&D and GE on Design FMEA during development and industrialization of new products
  • Control plans - Owner for product characteristic controls in control plans and define critical to quality(CTQ) product characteristics in association with GE
  • Downstream validations - Work with downstream partners on validations to ensure controls in place to deliver customer and regulatory requirements
  • Validate new raw material suppliers - Support the definition & control of process inputs including supplier & raw material controls, QA testing & process Control Plans
  • Fit-for-use analytical methods - Work with R&D to develop and validate analytical methods and specifications to qualify products in line with customer requirements and product claims
  • Trouble-shooting focus - Lead problem solving and C.I focus to reduce variation during the development & industrialization phases and as part of the hand-off to the pilot site
  • Hand-shake with pilot sites - Ensure that there is a formal hand-over of quality processes and deliverables to pilot sites & other sites processing Transitions products
  • NPDP optimisation - Support the continuous improvement of the New Product Development Process, e.g. definition of the deliverables for hand-off between Stages
  • Reporting & Documentation - Prepare and present summary documents / presentations of the validation testing results for senior management. Maintain records & documentation that support the One Quality validation process

Key Requirements
  • Bachelor degree, or higher, in an engineering or science discipline
  • 8 to 10 years’ experience in a high volume manufacturing facility with strong quality assurance discipline
  • Experience of FMEA, control plan development, Statistical Process Control (SPC) and capability analysis
  • Solves problems through the application of appropriate scientific, experimental, and statistical methods. Application of Six Sigma and similar methods for reducing variation and improving process knowledge.
  • Intellectually sharp, capable and can conceptualize systems and solutions. Pursues improvement projects with energy, drive and a need to finish.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Access)
  • Strong presentation skills, utilizing tools to address opportunities for improvement and experience in providing reports and data analysis to a variety of audiences.
  • Customer focus
  • Drive for results
  • Personal learning
  • Interpersonal savvy
  • Managerial courage

  • APQP or DFSS experience
  • Black Belt in Six Sigma
  • Proficient in the use of JMP statistical software
  • Analytical chemistry or experience in developing specifications for raw materials

For further information on this Design Quality Engineer role in Galway please contact Bimi Felix on 086 8395533 /

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