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Quality Engineer (Structural Heart) - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
Sector:
Location: Galway
Date: 12/10/2017
Job Reference: 90258

Job Description

Contact: Bimi Felix
Email: bimi@hero.ie
Telephone: 091730022

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

Job Purpose:
Demonstrates commitment to the Quality Policy (patient safety and product quality) through their daily execution of sound quality practices and the maintenance of an effective quality system. Understands and complies with all the regulations governing the quality systems. Ensures their direct reports are aware of their commitment to patient safety and product quality, are current with their training requirements and that they understand and comply with all other regulations governing their work.
Key Responsibilities:
Identifies and resolves complex exceptions to work assignments.
  • Summarizes, analyses, draws conclusions and makes appropriate decisions from test results or other process related findings.
  • Has the responsibility and independent authority to make decisions related to product quality, including the disposition of non-conforming product.
  • Participates in Customer Complaints investigation for areas under their control.
  • Continually seeks to drive improvements in product and process quality.
  • Knowledgeable on QSR and ISO/MDD standards, constantly promoting awareness of best industry practices, making appropriate decision on a daily basis utilizing the quality engineering manager/site QA Director as the final arbitrator on critical quality decisions.
  • Fully conversant with validation techniques and associated regulatory requirements including analysis of customer feedback and complaints.
  • Evaluates in conjunction with EHS new equipment/processes/chemicals for environmental impact/effect to eliminate or lessen such impacts/effects.
  • Knowledgeable on Risk Management, BSEN 14971 requirements.
  • Compiles and analyses operational, test and validation data to establish technical specifications and performance standards for newly designed or modified products and processes.
  • May participate directly in a new product/technology transfer to ensure compliance to all internal and regulatory requirements.
  • Uses knowledge of Six Sigma, Statistical Analysis and Lean principles to investigate and solve problems and improve quality.
  • Gives technical guidance to Associate Quality Engineer, Technician and Inspection staff.
  • Is a good team member, fully motivated to achieve and demonstrate best practices in line with the department and Site objectives.
  • Deals with suppliers, other engineering disciplines within and outside of the Site and customers should the need arise.
  • Is familiar with the internal auditing process.
.Qualifications
  • A HETAC 8 (240 credits) Bachelor of Engineering/Sciences or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a regulated environment. Experience within pharmaceutical/Medical Device environment a distinct advantage.
  • Strong Communications and collaboration skills


For further information on this Quality Engineer (Structural Heart) role in Galway please contact Bmi Felix on 091730022 / bimi@hero.ie
Check out all our open jobs on our HERO Recruitment website – www.hero.ie

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