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A Senior Quality Engineer is required by CareerWise Recruitment for our Athlone based client. The Senior Quality Engineer will be responsible for managing all Quality aspects of the relationship and will partner and be a consultant and advisor to internal customers and business functions, Please contact Tom Devaney for more information.

Role of this position

  • Ensures major nonconformances and trends are escalated to management and prioritized commensurate with risk.
  • Identifies and effectively issues SCARs where quality issues are identified in relation to product received from suppliers.
  • Supports the completion of risk assessment and validations as applicable.
  • Conducts device evaluations related to product issues and performance.
  • Develops quality presentations, status reports and measurement processes in support of the business
  • Communicates with stakeholders globally to ensure alignment, resolve problems, and share best practices.
  • Leads major issues, when appropriate.
  • Facilitates external regulatory and customer audits..
  • Lead & drive programs and projects that deliver best in class manufacturing metrics.
  • Implement continuous improvement processes with Suppliers in terms of product quality and service
  • Leverage business knowledge & supplier management competencies from within the company (GSC/QA).
  • Change control - Review and approve supplier change requests as well as corporate initiated change requests
  • Monitor and control progress of supplier quality projects, ensure sound application of engineering, provide project reviews where necessary.
  • Will abide to Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Policies and any relevant other EHS documentation.
  • Will comply with all relevant training required and adhere to relevant associated documentation.
  • Follow strict adherence to the requirements of CGMP.
  • Actively contribute to the enhancement of compliance initiatives for areas of responsibility.


  • Qualification in Quality, Science or Engineering (Level 8 Degree), and/or relevant experience.
  • Five (5+) years experience in a Medical Device environment.
  • Good working knowledge of Statistical techniques and methods.
  • Problem solving skills for developing creative solutions and meeting objectives are required.
  • Skills that enable coordination of data, including MS-Office (primarily PowerPoint, Word, MD Project, Outlook and Excel)
  • Working knowledge of Oracle/SAP/ERP system and Business Objects software program.
  • Excellent analytical ability
  • Ability to work well under deadlines and pressure
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • The ability to prioritize tasks and be able to manage several projects and tasks simultaneously; and the ability to interface with all levels of management.
  • Proven leadership skills in Quality Systems & Regulatory.

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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Engineering & Technical

Cork Office

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

Phone: +353 (0) 21 206 1900