Quality Engineer

Posted 29 Sep 2022

Carrigtwohill, Cork - Ireland

Req Id 256408


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


Your Role

Reporting to the Senior Quality Engineer, the Quality Engineer is responsible for managing the operational quality aspects associated with product manufacture and release.  The Quality Engineer works as part of a cross-functional team to ensure compliance to quality systems and will drive, support and implement continuous improvement projects.

The Quality Engineer will perform all activities in an efficient and competent manner with due regard to safety and quality, while ensuring a positive team environment and a focus on continuous improvement.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the technical quality aspects for area of responsibility and work closely with the operations team to achieve all key department metrics.
  • Responsible for all operational quality aspects of product manufacture and release.
  • Ensure key quality metrics such as CAPA management, Right First Time, Complaints etc are consistently achieved.
  • Ensure thorough investigation of Quality issues using Root Cause Analysis methodology and implementation of robust corrective and preventative actions to prevent recurrence.
  • Maintain compliance of the QMS to applicable corporate, quality and regulatory standards.
  • Participate in the review of quality trends, identify opportunities for continuous improvement and complete improvement projects using OpEx tools.  Support the implementation of continuous improvement projects with the operations team.

Who you are?

  • Thorough, practical and persistent self-starter with strong motivation
  • Good verbal and presentation skills
  • Strong written communication skills with proven technical and report writing skills
  • Demonstrated success working in a team environment
  • Effective time-management skills to meet deadlines
  • Good problem-solving skills

What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!

Careers during Covid-19

Thank you for visiting our careers website, we are always looking for curious minds to join our teams. We understand how much the world is being impacted by the Covid-19 crisis and we want to assure you that your safety is very important to us. To ensure that everyone’s health is protected, instead of a standard face-to-face interview, it is likely that you will be offered alternative digital interview options. As an employee of the Company, you will be required to comply with all of the Company’s COVID-19 safety protocols and policies. The organization has currently suspended enforcement of its COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, but that policy may be reinstated by the Company in its discretion.

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