Senior Quality Engineer required by Galway multinational for the management of all Quality related activity on all of the Value streams in the Galway Plant. In this key role, you will manage all Quality product and process issues on a timely basis, identification of root cause, corrective action, and the implementation of identified solution with control plans.


  • Management of the Quality Line Engineers and balancing of workload across value streams where and when required. 
  • Early identification of all potential Quality related Product and Process potential issues, through DFMEA, PFMEA and associated control plans.
  • Managing the Validation at source of all key processes with the focus on early identification and instant response when potential issues are identified.
  • Management of associated Quality metrics, setting continuous improvement goals and objectives, reporting status through the various review processes
  • Manage all Quality related Corrective Actions and ensure that all issues are closed in a timely manner.
  • Manage Feedback performance at various stages of the process, to suppliers, design team, quality teams, and the operations team, leading to performance improvements when required.
  • Analyze production data, product and process verification steps, complete problem break-down and analysis when required.
  • Customer facing activity
  • Ensure that all Product and Process areas of responsibility meet the required criteria and standards, such as ISO standards, Customer audits
  • Conduct and oversee Weekly Product audit and special process audits by value stream
  • Identify value added technology based improvement projects for line quality and PDE etc.
  • Introduce Lean principles to the value stream QE functions.
  • Support the Warranty team on Technical related issues, such as Product Technical support and evaluation of field failures, and/or Warranty claims on an as need basis.


  • Degree in Engineering

  • Minimum 5 years engineering experience in Quality, Manufacturing or Design Engineering is essential.

  • Demonstrate a strong engineering and technical knowledge, both on product and systems knowledge, such as ProE, Windchill, utilizing this to make timely and accurate decisions that will result in Product and process improvements that meet customer expectations and requirements.

  • Strong Product and Process knowledge, in areas such as IRPDP, NPI

  • Strong competence in data analysis, root cause analysis, and the timely implementation of corrective action.

  • Demonstrates sound Product and Process knowledge, with experience in Quality Assurance Techniques, principles and practices.

  • Strong Technical product knowledge and experience

  • Good grasp of IT and automation with involvement in automation and IT related Line projects.

  • Ability to lead and mentor a small team salaried and hourlies and assign and oversee project work as required.

  • Hands on approach to Problem Solving. 

  • Strong interpersonal, communication and team leadership skills – operating in a production environment across all functions.

  • Has the ability to focus on Product and Process validation, use PFMEA to identify robust Control Plans.

  • Identifies assembly vulnerabilities, pinpoints critical implications, and allocates resources to minimize risk of inferior quality or line stoppages.

  • Possess good organizational skills with ability to work on multiple priorities simultaneously.

  • Strives for continuous improvements, sets realistic stretch objectives and empowers the team to achieve.

  • Responds enthusiastically and with a great sense of urgency to all potential issues that can impact internal and external customers.

  • Possess the ability to direct and influence non direct reports, peers, and business leaders across the entire business.

Please contact Emer Smith to discuss in confidence


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