Quality Engineer

Role Description

 The Role 

  • To plan and coordinate manufacturing quality activities and improvement programmes.
  • Ensure that all products are manufactured to relevant international standard(s) and meet or exceed customer needs.
  • To work alongside manufacturing section to improve operational performance
  • To establish/support quality policies and procedures that are followed throughout the business that contribute to consistent high-class performance in all areas
  • Represent the business with customers and regulatory authorities 
  • Ensure the identification and control of all non-conforming products
  • Develop, promote and lead continuous improvement activities
  • Provide support and assistance to manufacturing in development and execution of corrective actions
  • Lead/participate in quality system and/or process audits as required
  • Give quality input during New Product Introduction gate reviews 
  • Develop and monitor production line/business unit performance metrics and initiate improvement plans when appropriate
  • Leads and participates in supplier and in house improvement events
  • Manage and support as appropriate internal and customer FAI’s, ensuring that quality requirements are clearly defined
  • Contribute and participate in Material Review Board’s
  • Travel nationally and internationally (on occasion at short notice) in line with business requirements
  • Clear communication (both verbally and orally) to all levels within the organisation on quality related topics

Essential :

 

  • Degree level qualification in a relevant discipline and a minimum of 1 year’s relevant Quality or engineering experience

OR

  • A higher level qualification, such as HNC/HND, in a relevant discipline and 2+ years relevant Quality or engineering experience

OR

  • 3+ year’s relevant Quality Engineering or engineering experience

 

Desirable :

  • Experience of completing problem solving activities using methods such as 3C, 8D, 7D, DMAIC etc.
  • Quality Auditing Certification
  • Working knowledge of lean principles
  • In depth knowledge and application of ISO9001/AS9100 standards

For further information on this vacancy please apply via the link provided or contact Daithí McKay in the strictest confidence on 028 71867666 or email daithi.mckay@cpljobs.com.

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