Quality Supervisor with at least 3 years experience in a supervisory role within a quality engineering discipline required to join a market leading medical device multinational in Galway


  • Provide mentoring and coaching
  • Provide Direct Supervision to Quality Inspectors ensuring that all resources are properly trained and cross trained as required across Receiving, In Process and Final Inspection steps
  • Manage daily work assignments of Quality Inspectors including overseeing employee job performance such as attendance, quality and productivity
  • Plan, assigns and adjusts work priorities to meet daily, weekly, monthly customer sales order requirements
  • Supports Quality reporting metrics; provides data for tracking metrics. Assists in development of root-cause analysis and ensures corrective/ preventive actions are implemented to address non-conformances
  • Initiation and support of continual improvement solutions for new and enhanced methods for inspection, testing, and evaluation of data throughout processes
  • Work with relevant Engineering Teams to establish inspection plans, frequencies and test methods for incoming material/parts
  • Overall responsibility for GMP standards and compliance within manufacturing area
  • Manage assigned aspects of the quality system in compliance with ISO 13485, FDA QSR, MHLW and Canadian Quality System requirements
  • Quality system training of personnel as per defined training plans
  • Perform other assigned tasks and support all aspects of the Quality System as directed by the Manager


  • BE/BS Degree
  • 3-5 years Quality Engineering Supervisor experience or related role within the medical device industry
  • Ability to work on own initiative and lead a team
  • Strong team member with the ability to identify and drive implementation of innovative quality improvements
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines
  • Demonstrate and actively promote high levels of professional quality engineering
  • Good communication skills. Must have the ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the company
  • Ability to write clear, concise technical protocols and reports
  • Good administrative/organizational ability with high level of attention to detail
  • Ability to liaise with suppliers, customers and regulatory contacts in an informed professional manner
  • Thorough understanding of ISO 13485 and FDA QSR
  • A Post-graduate qualification in Quality Assurance is preferable although not mandatory

Please contact Emer Smith to discuss in confidence

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