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Quality Engineer

Company: Thornshaw Recruitment
Reference: ND9618
Closing Date: 12 Jan 18
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): On Application

Job Summary:

In partnership with our client, a leading medical device company, we are working with them on a new vacancy for a Quality Engineer.   This is a permanent position, reporting to the QA Manager.


You will proactively support quality engineering activities with regards to the Quality Management System specifically Supplier Management and compliance related projects.

The Quality Engineer will be involved in, but not limited to, the following responsibilities: 

  • Drive the supplier audit program through managing and conducting supplier audits per schedule. Ensure proper root cause is determined and implemented by the supplier when there is a finding.
  • Evaluate nonconforming supplied material and prepared Supplier Correction Action Requests (SCAR) to effective resolution of root cause problems contributing to unsatisfactory supplier quality performance.
  • Ensure supplier files are compliant with regulations and internal procedures.
  • Partner with Site purchasing & integrate Division Supplier Quality team to leverage cross site competencies and drive improvements.
  • Support NPIs by providing guidance on compliant adherence to company requirements as defined in material specifications, CTQ's, process control plans, quality agreements and other defined requirements. 
  • Provide Operational QA Support for products and process.


Application are invited from candidate with the following qualifications and experience:       

  • Degree in Quality, Engineering or a Science discipline.
  • 3-5 years' experience at quality engineering level within a regulated industry, preferably the Medical Device Industry
  • Demonstrable knowledge of FDA 21CFR820 and/or ISO 13485 regulations
  • Audit experience, certified Lead auditor qualification for 13485 is an advantage.
  • Knowledge in statistical methods
  • Familiarity with use of ISO 14971:2007 an advantage.


 For further details and to apply for this role please contact Nicola at +353 1 2784671 or email your CV to


Thornshaw Scientific Recruitment is a leading Irish provider of specialist Scientific Recruitment. Part of the CPL Group.



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Contact Information:

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Barton House 6 Old Dublin Road Stillorgan Co. Dublin

Rep. Ireland
Tel:  00 353 (1) 278 4671
Fax:  00 353 (1) 278 4672
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