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Quality Engineer

Company: Thornshaw Recruitment
Reference: LD9162
Closing Date: 02 Jan 17
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): On Application

Job Summary:

Our client, a global medical device company located in Westmeath, now have a requirement for a Quality Engineer to join their team. This is a fixed term contract covering a maternity leave.


Our client, a global medical device company located in westmeath, now have a requirement for a Quality Engineer to join their team. This is a fixed term contract covering a maternity leave.

The scope for this role is to provide Quality Assurance expertise to their Healthcare division to ensure the Quality System is of the highest standard with the aim of safeguarding the Quality of the Medical Device Products produced and meeting customer and all applicable notification and regulatory authority guidelines.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Implement and maintain the quality system to the international standard ISO 13485 and all applicable regulations under the Medical Device Directives.
  • Evaluate and improve quality systems within the international standard ISO13485 and ISO9001 including CAPA, Internal Audit, External Audit, Vendor Control, Documentation Control and Change Control.
  • Complete Product and Process risk assessments under ISO 14971.
  • Responsibility for investigations into Product/Process non-conformances and customer complaints on both Medical and non-medical products.
  • Perform an active role in quality planning and new product introduction to the healthcare division.
  • Lead cross functional teams in continuous improvement activities, championing a structured approach to problem solving.
  • Provide training in Quality Processes and Procedures to the extended production and technical support team. Maintain the training database and ensure all personnel are trained to the current revisions of all relevant quality documentation.
  • Maintenance of the calibration system.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • 3rd level science degree
  • A minimum of 2 years industry experience
  • Knowledge of QMS
  • Ability to work across multiple disciplines
  • Good communication skills
  • Team player

For more information and to apply for this role please call Lisanne at +353 1 2784671 or email your CV in the strictest confidence to 

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Thornshaw Scientific Recruitment is a leading Irish provider of specialist Scientific Recruitment. Part of the CPL Group. Tel: +353 1 2784671

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Barton House 6 Old Dublin Road Stillorgan Co. Dublin

Rep. Ireland
Tel:  00 353 (1) 278 4671
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