Senior Quality Engineer

Job description

The Senior Quality Engineer provides a support role to the Quality Manager in the routine maintenance of the Quality Management Systems and in Quality related projects


  • Possesses and applies comprehensive knowledge of Quality
  • Advanced knowledge of the companies’ organization’s operations and practices to enable informed decisions, and providing direction to Quality team and other functional areas
  • Responsibility for delivery of projects originated in QA or participate within Core Team for Quality deliverables of business wide projects
  • Identifies key barriers/core problems and applies problem-solving skills to deal creatively with complex situations
  • Makes decisions under conditions of uncertainty, sometimes with incomplete information, that produce effective end results.  Applies risk assessment techniques in such circumstances
  • Independently performs assignments with instruction limited to results expected.  Determines and develops approach to solutions
  • Drives business improvements through mentoring and support for the continuous improvement initiatives
  • Escalation point for quality related non-conformances and CAPAs
  • Drives compliance cross functionally in alignment with the regional objective for collaboration and multi-site ISO13485 certification


  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, including ability to make clear, well founded decisions regarding conformity during audits
  • Pro-active attitude, excellent organization skills, and ability to manage multiple projects while delivering results on time
  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel, Power Point, and management of spreadsheets


  • Third level qualification
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in medical device industry with minimum 3 years of progressively responsible positions, including: Competent working knowledge of recognized Quality Management Systems (e.g. ISO9001/ ISO13485/ ISO14971/ GMP) AND Awareness of relevant laws and regulations (e.g. CE/ FDA/ PAL)
  • Broad knowledge of engineering and technical applications applied in development of medical devices useful


To apply for this position please contact James Porter at Sigmar Recruitment T: +353 91 455305 E:  

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