Associate Quality Engineer

Posted 29 October 2020
Job type Contract
DisciplineLife Sciences & Engineering Technologies, Science Leaders & Specialists
ContactMaeve Fahey

Job description

Our client is a global leader in the Medical Devices industry sector. They have undergone significant growth this year, and are seeking an Associate Quality Engineer to join the Post Market Department at their state-of-the-art facility in Galway.

This department focus on partnering with internal and external colleagues to plan and execute Post Market Strategies for continuous improvement of products, methodologies, processes and departmental interfaces.

The Role

Duties and responsibilities of the Associate Quality Engineer will include:

  • At the appropriate point during post commercialization, work to ensure a smooth transition of product Quality responsibilities from DAE to the Post Market Product Assurance group (reliability/performance metrics reporting, etc.).
  • Prioritize timely completion of complaint investigations, CAPA decisions, and DHR reviews, ensuring that corrective action decisions and investigations are based on sound engineering analysis and review.
  • Develop and maintain a robust process for identifying and monitoring root cause failure mode`s, frequency, and severity. Provide statistical data to QA and management on product performance, effectively describing clinical observations and the relationship with device performance.
  • Represent QA in product Risk Analysis updates for assigned products.
  • Collaborate with returned product analysis lab to derive root cause and lead failure investigation activities for returned products.
  • Demonstrate high level engineering thought processes that are based on both driving business objectives and product quality improvements.

The Person

You will have skills and experience in the following:

  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree (Level 8 NFQ) in a relevant technical discipline (e.g. Engineering, Science)
  • 1-2 years relevant industry experience
  • Established and productive individual contributor
  • Sets objectives for own job area to meet the objectives of projects and assignments
  • You are experienced to a competent level within Medical Device Design
  • You are a dynamic team player, can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams
  • Excellent communication and ability to influence is critical to the role

To discover more about this opportunity, apply now or contact Maeve Fahey at HRM on +353 1 6321885 for a confidential discussion.