Quality Engineer

Role Description

Company Description

This company is located just outside Carrigtwohill with over 600 staff. It is primarily a manufacturing plant with the manufacturing of Membrane, Analytical Biotools Devices and Controlled Pored Glass (CPG). With passion, dedication and innovative ideas, pursuing one global goal: to improve people’s quality of life. 


To supervise Quality Technician personnel and maintain QA function within the membrane manufacturing plant

Duties and responsibilities

  • Supervision of QA Technician personnel and scheduling of duties
  • Responsibility for tracking customer complaints / co-ordinating close-out and investigations
  • Lot review of membrane lots and release of same into inventory
  • Review of validation protocols/lots and release of same. Approval of shipping requests
  • Responsibility for ensuring that all activities in the membrane plant comply to ISO and GMP requirements. Drive quality improvements and initiatives within the membrane plant
  • Hold department quality meetings for the membrane plant
  • Responsible for the disposition of non-conforming in-process and finished product
  • Communicate with customers where necessary
  • Has responsibility for the implementation of those parts of the Merck quality system relating to the QA function
  • Updates, reviews and drafts quality documentation such as test methods and standard operating procedures, management procedures, test specifications and protocols
  • Adhere to company safety requirements


  • B.SC in Science/ Engineering/ QA or related discipline
  • A minimum of 3 years practical experience required in a quality assurance function
  • Strong initiative and troubleshooting skills required
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