Quality Engineer

June 19, 2024
Reference key: es11072
Deadline date:

Job Description

  • Negotiable
  • Permanent
  • Sligo

Quality Engineer with medical devices experience required by growing medical devices company in Sligo


  • Minimum Degree in a Science or Engineering discipline
  • 3-5 Years’ experience working in a medical device environment
  • Strong knowledge of ISO 13485, FDA regulations 21CFR 820
  • Strong knowledge of MDR & FDA product submission requirement
  • Strong understanding of the general principles of ISO 14971
  • Strong decision-making ability, coupled with the ability to work on own initiative with minimum supervision and ability to multitask and prioritise is required
  • Demonstrate detailed working knowledge of the medical device industry
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate appropriately with different Engineering teams, Project Management, suppliers and customers
  • Self-motivated, flexible with a desire to learn new tasks
  • Excellent attention to detail with strong numerical and problem-solving ability, while maintaining awareness of longer-term objectives
  • Capacity to maintain the highest level of confidentiality internally and externally.
    Excellent MS Office experience (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)
  • High level of teamwork and engagement
  • Internal/external auditing experience would be an advantage
  • Validation experience including Sterilization, process and packaging validations would be beneficial
  • Knowledge of Medical Device manufacturing environment including cGMP would be an advantage

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical quality support to Project Manager, Design Engineers, Production manager and clients
  • Work closely with Engineering team and the client to establish and maintain compliant product specifications
  • Quality review of process validation plan, protocols, and reports
  • Co-ordinate and contribute to the generation and maintenance of compliant product risk management files
  • Issue, review, and release of lot records to manufacturing
  • Co-ordinate and review of testing and release of sterilise product
  • Quality review of SOP’s, Work instruction’s, template’s, Material specifications etc. to ensure compliance to applicable regulatory standards and cGMP procedures
  • Review and approve product change controls
  • Liaise with suppliers and clients on quality related issues
  • Perform an active role in further development and continuous improvement of the QMS
  • Support QMS as quality coordinator in investigation, root cause analysis, disposition, and corrective action of non-conformances & customer complaints
  • Perform CAPA reports
  • Support clients in product submission to applicable regulatory authorities
  • Support Quality Department in implementing and maintaining QMS
  • Conduct internal audits and compilation of associated documentation
  • Support and assist in the preparation for customer and surveillance audits
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities