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Senior Quality Engineer - Westmeath - 100418

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Westmeath
Date: 24/04/2019
Job Reference: 100418
Contact Name: Orla Crowley - Healy
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Job Description

Senior Quality Engineer - Westmeath - 100418
Contact: Orla Crowley Healy
Telephone: 086 0449473

Senior Quality Engineer Westmeath
Our client, a medical device company in Westmeath are currently looking to recruit Senior Quality Engineer.
Report to the Director of Quality.

  • Ensure major non-conformance’s and trends are escalated to management and prioritised commensurate with risk.
  • Identifies and effectively issues SCARs where quality issues are identified in relation to product received from suppliers.
  • Supports the completion of risk assessment and validations as applicable.
  • Conducts device evaluations related to product issues and performance.
  • Develops quality presentations, status reports and measurement processes in support of the Bought in Finished Goods business
  • Communicates with stakeholders globally to ensure alignment, resolve problems, and share best practices.
  • Leads major issues, when appropriate.
  • Facilitates external regulatory and customer audits.
  • Serve as the QA focal point for the Bought in Finished Goods relationship.
  • Lead & drive programs and projects that deliver ‘best in class’ manufacturing metrics.
  • Implement continuous improvement processes with Bought in finished Goods Suppliers in terms of product quality and service
  • Leverage business knowledge & supplier management competencies from within (GSC/QA).
  • Change control - Review and approve supplier change requests
  • Monitor and control progress of supplier quality projects, ensure sound application of engineering, provide project reviews where necessary.
  • Will abide to Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Policies and any relevant other EHS documentation.
  • Will comply with all relevant training required and adhere to relevant associated documentation.
  • Follow strict adherence to the requirements of CGMP.
  • Actively contribute to the enhancement of compliance initiatives for areas of responsibility.

  • Qualification in Quality, Science or Engineering, and/or relevant experience.
  • Five (5+) years’ experience in a Medical Device environment.
  • Good working knowledge of Statistical techniques and methods.
  • Problem solving skills for developing creative solutions and meeting objectives are required.
  • Skills that enable coordination of data, including MS-Office (primarily PowerPoint, Word, MD Project, Outlook and Excel)
  • Working knowledge of Oracle/SAP/ERP system and Business Objects software program.
  • Excellent analytical ability
  • Ability to work well under deadlines and pressure
  • Communication skills
  • The ability to prioritize tasks and be able to manage several projects and tasks simultaneously; and the ability to interface with all levels of management.
  • Proven leadership skills in Quality Systems & Regulatory

For further information on this Senior Quality Engineer role in Westmeath please contact Orla Crowley Healy on 086 0449473/

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