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Technology Transfer Engineer

Job Title: Technology Transfer Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Cork
REF: 89206
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Roisin McNamara
Telephone: 0862755151

Technology Transfer Engineer
Our client, a medical device company in Cork are currently looking to recruit a Technology Transfer Engineer for their site on a contract basis.

Job Purpose:
  • Reporting to the QA Technical Leader the Quality Technology Transfer Engineer shall lead from a Quality perspective.
  • The job holder will lead the QA element of process / technological improvements, new product introduction and product transfers in conjunction with local Quality, Operations and company R&D personnel ensuring timely communication to all stake holders to effect successful project completion.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Represent Quality as part of a cross functional team to ensure delivery of projects (NPI's and Technology) into production with the highest level of quality, compliance, and adherence to timelines
  • Compile and execute validation protocols for new product/processes and software. Ensure correct implementation as per standard validation procedures. Re-validate as required due to engineering change, deviation analysis or upgrade in systems and material.
  • Use of statistical analysis as part of validation activity and defining subsequent inspection and controls in production
  • Develop and utilise DFMEA/PFMEA and other QA risk analysis techniques in order to minimise potential risk during development/implementation activity.
  • Liaise with R & D to ensure Critical to Quality Characteristics are agreed and documented for all New Product Development
  • Lead Design for Inspection activities for all New Product Introduction to ensure latest technology is available to reduce Human Error.
  • Lead QA input to Design for Manufacture activities on site.
  • Ensure daily and project compliance with all Documented Quality systems i.e. FDA QSR's and ISO 13485/9001 requirements etc. during all day to day
  • Provide technical assistance to carry out problem analysis/complaint investigation as required and define through negotiation effective corrective actions.
  • Assist in problem solving for new products and established production process enabling reduction in compliance risks, scrap and reprocessing.
  • Assist in the development, review and approve product, gauge, tooling and featuring drawings.
  • Maintain a good level of house-keeping in designated areas, and observe all Health and Safety at work requirements.

Key Competencies Required
  • Culturally aware
  • Flexible
  • Team player
  • Good influencing skills
  • Project Management skills
  • Good generalist (experienced quality person)
  • Methodical
  • Defuse, not inflame
  • Good communicator
  • Politically sensitive
  • Travel Flexibility

Qualifications & Experience
  • A degree level or similar qualification in mechanical or industrial engineering.
  • Minimum 1 years' experience in a quality role within a regulated industry.
  • Proven ability to successfully introduce new product development in the Medical Device Industry.
  • Proven knowledge and ability regarding product verification and process validations.
  • Proven knowledge of FDA and MDD GMP requirements regarding medical Devices.
  • Proven experience and training in Mechanical Engineering processes.

For further information on this Technology Transfer Engineer role in Cork please contact Roisin McNamara on 0862755151 /
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