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Quality Engineer

Req ID: J2321758-IL

  • Location
    Waterford, Waterford, Ireland
  • Category Quality Group
  • Posted Friday, June 3, 2022
  • Type Full time
  • Job Type Permanent Employee

Job Description

Position Summary:

  • The Quality Engineer assists in development and implementation of quality plans, programs and procedures using quality control statistics, lean manufacturing concepts and analyses.  Ensures that performance and product quality conform to established company, customer and regulatory requirements. 
  • Supports New Product Introduction (NPI) activities relating to Quality for products, processes or technologies, and for the enhancement or extension of existing product lines.

Key Responsibilities and End Results: (Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to the following):


  • Provide technical support during the NPI process in ensuring that from a Healthcare/Medical device/Medicinal Product perspective that all FDA, QSR, MDR & EU GMP standards/guidelines are achieved and maintained in respect to device classifications.
  • Fully competent in the application of quality engineering tools and techniques with key emphasis on validation protocols (DQ, IQ, OQ, & PQ), cGMP, FMEA’s & support the generation of DMF’s and other applicable regulatory documents where appropriate.
  • During validation phase, support the development of a compliant manufacturing process aligned to the Customers expectations, ensuring the process & product are operational ready post validation.
  • Utilize continuous improvement methodologies and process capability analysis to provide a robust defect free process.
  • Support the transfer of ownership from NPI to Production phase, liasing with Programmes group and operational workcell.
  • Ensure projects are prioritized in line with business needs.
  • Support Quality Lead – NPI with on-going projects and new business developments.


  • Individual with an experienced background in sterilisation, automation, equipment/software validation, manufacturing within controlled environments.
  • Individual shall support the external & internally Quality Management System auditing function.
  • Individual shall have exposure & involvement in supporting the CAPA system.
  • Close liaison and networking with other departments, to provide and drive quality inputs and initiatives into the overall operational activities of the company.
  • Support the implementation of Company Policies and GMP.
  • Support all company safety and quality programs and initiatives.
  • Ensure ongoing compliance with GMP in all practices, recording of events and processes.
  • Ensure compliance with all learnings from all GMP training events.
  • Root cause problem solving approach in a team environment.
  • Aligning customer specification to JABIL capabilities.
  • Other responsibilities may be assigned from time to time as needed, based on the evolution of the company and the requirements of the department/position.

Job Specifications The minimum education and experience required to perform this job competently.   

  • Degree in Engineering / Science (Mechanical / Electronics / Chemistry) discipline.
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in a Quality Engineering role.
  • Fully competent in Quality Management Standards.


  • Excellent Leadership skills, ability to motivate team members within the organisation. (Energetic & enthusiastic individual).
  • Excellent organisation, communication, computer & presentation skills.
  • Excellent initiative, decision making and be able to work in a core team environment.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Solution driven with emphasis on performance and results.

Organization Linkages:   List the titles of individuals and organizations with which this position has the most frequent and significant contact.  Briefly describe the nature of those contacts.

  • Reports to Quality Function.
  • Plant wide Teams and Managers.
  • Customers, Contractors, Vendors and Suppliers.

Accessibility Accommodation

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