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A Senior Operations Quality Engineer is required by CareerWise Recruitment for our client based in County Roscommon in the west of Ireland. The Senior Manufacturing Quality Engineer, who will be responsible for ensuring that our manufacturing processes, products and systems are in compliance with our requirements and who will identify and manage investigations into non-confirming events and complaints. As Senior Manufacturing Quality Engineer you will be responsible for our Quality Engineers and Quality Technicians and you will lead cross functional teams with responsibility for the introduction of new systems and processes into the quality management system. Please contact Tom Devaney for more information.

Role of this position

  • Act as the Quality Manufacturing Lead with respect to process monitoring and key quality control points ensuring negative trends are addressed.
  • Ensure that all products manufactured meet the specifications, performance & quality criteria of end users, customers, regulatory authorities and the company.
  • Process Audits of the manufacturing lines to ensure the product being manufactured and our equipment and process comply with all requirements.
  • In conjunction with the Manufacturing Engineer, provide product line support for the production department, approve documentation for extrusion equipment and process and execute validations for product process and technology.
  • Identify and suggest improvements to current equipment, processes, and procedures to streamline the manufacturing activities while ensuring high standards of quality. Be an active lead on Continuous Improvement Projects by delivering on actions committed to, critiquing current methods, and suggesting alternatives/improvements.
  • Support the Manufacturing Engineer and cross functional teams on the collation of data and the resolution of processing issues & maintain effective open communication within the team to foster cross- functional relationships
  • Conduct Competence Assessment with manufacturing personnel on changes being introduced and manage the workload of our Quality personnel.
  • Deputize for our Site Quality manager in his/her absence.


  • Degree (L8) or equivalent in Engineering/ Quality or Science discipline or equivalent in Polymer, Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Medical Device manufacturing experience is Essential.
  • At least 4 years Manufacturing, Engineering or Process Quality experience in similar position.
  • Good working knowledge of production and quality system requirements in the health care industry (13485 and FDA QSR Parts 820) required.
  • Green or Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma would be a distinct advantage.
  • Ability to work hands-on engaging with cross-functional groups, equipment and materials vendors to resolve technical issues.
  • Strong communication & influencing skills and ability to effectively manage a simultaneous range of diverse activities.
  • Self-starter with good motivational and inter-personal skills.
  • Practical level-headed individual with strong technical ability.
  • A structured approach to problem solving based on the utilization of data.
  • Willingness to travel when required.

Please call Tom Devaney today for further information on 091-758771 or email:
CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence) Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment specialises in recruitment of management and technical professionals for the life sciences, ICT, engineering, food and agri sectors. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin. By applying for this position, you are consenting to allow CareerWise Recruitment to process and retain your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy, contained on our website for the purposes of providing career opportunities. CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your personal data, including your CV, to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will always be respected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or wish to withdraw or amend your consent.

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CareerWise Recruitment. EastGate Village, EastGate, Little Island, Cork.

Phone: +353 (0) 21 206 1900