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Quality Engineer

  • Job reference: 932003
  • Location: Limerick
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing & Facilities, Life Sciences
  • Date posted: 16/09/2020

Orion Group have an exciting opportunity for a Quality Engineer with our Multinational Medical Device client based in Limerick on an initial 12 -month contract with view to extension.

Short statement stating exact purpose of the role:
Provides support to root cause investigation activities, and ensures good Quality Engineering practices are used in investigations. Drives continuous improvement through data driven approaches and monitoring of quality systems.

Main areas of responsibility:

− Utilizes multifaceted industry and process excellence standards on an expert level in daily quality operations, including good manufacturing practices (GMP), equipment engineering system (EES), and international organization for standardization (ISO).
− Addresses and corrects product and process complaints.
− Reports on contract manufacturer performance metrics and ensures management reviews.
− Oversees audits of all quality system categories to assess compliance to process excellence standards.
− Ensures comprehensive measurement systems to monitor effectiveness of quality and reliability systems to identify, bracket, correct and prevent defects, presenting reports to management
− Identify and lead cost and technical improvements under the departments' continuous improvement program.
− Ensuring continuous improvement and understanding of measurement systems used on-site , driving down variance in test methodology.
− Develops site knowledge on manufacturing process knowledge, and monitors inputs and outputs to the processes , and implements and drives corrective actions.
− Handles complex technical issues for manufacturing processes that are to be transferred to satellite facilities.
− Lead or actively participate in cross-functional teams to ensure New Product Introduction/Research and Development projects are completed in a timely and efficient manner.
− Responsible for supporting the activities of Operations/Engineering/information management in building quality into our products and assuring compliance to the pertinent regulations while at the same time attaining operational effectiveness
− Support the implementation of all engineering and plant strategic initiatives.
− Support QA programs in assuring compliance to the pertinent regulation
− Leads and executes upgrades to Quality System
− Actively interfacing with cross-functional team members, always practicing good team work in support of day to day operating requirements.
− Demonstrate strong leadership and a clear identifiable work ethos within the team.
− Develop and maintain a Credo & Behavioural Standards based culture within the group.
− Ensure effective closure on Quality System documents (Audit Actions, NCR's, CAPA's, Maps, etc).
− Work with team leader to develop and implement strategic engineering Goals & Objectives.
− Ensure all process developments, NPI etc are managed in accordance with the Quality management system.
− Implementation of safety/environmental requirements on purchase of all new equipment.
− All employees are responsible for minimising both the Environmental and Health & Safety effects of the work that they perform
− Maintains and develops risk management lifecycle.
− Supervise others if required

− Degree Qualified in Science/Engineering
− 18 months relevant experience working in manufacturing/operations.

− The ability to perform "hands on" troubleshooting and problem solving
− The ability to think on the feet and provide sound judgment
− Excellent working knowledge of process excellence / QE tools such as pFMEA, SE, statistical analysis, SPC
− CAPA and RCI experience
− Automated process controls experience
− Ability to work on own initiative and a part of a team
− Good presentation skills
− Supervision of others
− Excellent IT skill eg , experience in minitab , excel reports

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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