Quality Engineer

06 Nov 2019

Quality Engineer -Med Device-South East of Ireland 

My client a leading medical device company is looking for an experienced Quality Engineer with New Product Development experience, to join their state-of-the-art facility in Wexford


Key Responsibilities

  • Represents quality interests and concerns on project teams.
  • Leads risk management activities.
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects and tasks, from product inception through product launch and maintenance.
  • Leads the Quality engineering activities for NPD projects
  • Develops design and process risk management documentation with cross-functional support
  • Reviews design control compliance requirements for NPD projects.
  • Reviews and approves all design file output from the NPD projects
  • Supports the development of device Design Inputs, Design Outputs, Product Specifications, and applicable design control documents.
  • Leads the development of the DFMEA, coordinating input from the other Design Sub-team members.
  • Supports (or lead) development of the PFMEA.
  • Develops or assists in development of inspection and test methods per product specifications.
  • Performs test method validations and component qualifications as required
  • Performs DOE's and other statistical analysis to support product and process optimization or determine causes of process variation. Initiate corrective actions as required.
  • Reviews and challenge statistical rationale, plan and data analysis in the frame of test protocol / reports.
  • Supports assessment of Biocompatibility testing required as per ISO10993 and company procedures.
  • Assists in generation of test protocols and Stability Studies in support of expiration dating.
  • Identifies quality systems engineering improvement opportunities and executes through the change management system
  • Participates in internal audit and supplier audit programmes
  • Development of robust action plans, projects and verification activities for elimination of potential at compliance and CAPA related risks, as required
  • Alignment of the quality system with changes in global and corporate quality management standards, policies and regulations.
  • Risk management - D/PFMEA; Risk Analysis, Risk Management File
  • Gauge R&R and Test Method Validation
  • Working with cross-functional teams to effectively implement NPD projects
  • Familiarity with regulations including ISO 13485, CFR 11820, ISO 14971 and CMDR
  • Participation in and support of external audit activities.
  • Auditor experience


Education and Experience:

  • The successful candidate will be educated to degree level in Engineering, Science or Quality related discipline.
  • You will have relevant work experience in a regulated medical device or pharmaceutical environment- with exposure to ISO 13485.
  • You will have experience in moulding and process validation along with CAPA and non-conformance, problem solving and preventative measures skills.
  • You will be a strong and influential communicator with attention to detail and process excellence.



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