Quality Engineer

Job description

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Possesses and applies a broad and increasing knowledge of Quality, and its application within Alere, to the completion of moderately complex assignments
  • Broad knowledge of Alere’s organization’s operations and practices to enable informed decisions in day to day operations and assignments
  • Applies problem-solving skills in order to deal creatively with complex situations work that typically requires processing and interpreting, more complex, less clearly-defined issues. Identifies problems and possible solutions and takes appropriate action to resolve
  • Demonstrates skill in data analysis techniques by resolving missing/ incomplete information
  • Seeks consensus for decisions under conditions of uncertainty, sometimes with incomplete information, in order to produce effective end results.  Applies risk assessment techniques in such circumstances
  • Drives business improvements through 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


Minimum Qualifications & Skills

  • 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.


Education & Experience

  • Third level qualification
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in medical device industry with minimum 3 year of progressively responsible positions, including;  Competent working knowledge of recognized Quality Management Systems (e.g. ISO9001/ ISO13485/ ISO14971/ GMP)  & 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:  

All applications will be treated with the strictest of confidence.  Sigmar will never forward your CV to a third party without prior consent