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Quality Assurance Engineer (Galway City)

  • Pale Blue Dot® Recruitment
  • Galway

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The Role 

As Quality Engineering, you will report directly to the Quality Manager and support product development teams to ensure that product manufactured conforms to quality standards, specifications and associated medical device regulations.



  • Quality support to assigned product development teams ensuring product manufactured conforms to quality standards, specifications, customer expectations, and associated regulations, e.g. FDA, ISO and MDD
  • Non-conforming product review and disposition, associated investigation and root cause analysis, and implementation of appropriate and effective corrective actions Develop metrics around (Quality system) processes and drive improvements in these metrics
  • Initiation, review and approval of document change controls
  • CAPA Management
  • Performance of internal audits of the QMS. Provide guidance and support on audit outcomes as relevant
  • Performance of supplier audits and associated supplier management including supplier corrective action responses etc.
  • Working with both suppliers and customers on the resolution of product quality issues and quality improvement programs
  • Performance of analysis on QMS data in prep for management review
  • Review and verification of quality records (batch documentation, calibration, incoming quality inspection, finished goods quality inspection) relating to assigned production areas
  • Provision of functional input into risk management processes such as FMEA development, etc.
  • Development of risk-based product/ process validation protocols for existing and new products/ processes
  • Provides guidance on equipment calibration procedures as relevant
  • Provides guidance on inspection & test methods and associated sampling plans, etc
  • Performs analysis of inspection data and associated implementation of ship-to-stock program on relevant incoming components
  • Assistance with site to site manufacturing transfers.
  • Travel may be required



  • Bachelors degree in science-related discipline or equivalent
  • 3+ years relevant experience working in medical device-related quality function
  • QMS Auditor Certification desirable
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills


Proficient In:

  • Product and Process Validation, including FMEA, DOE, Test Method Validation, sampling plan analysis, etc
  • Risk Management for Medical Devices and associated tools
  • Six Sigma Problem-Solving Methodologies/Process Improvement
  • Change Control
  • CAPA/ Non-Conformance Reports
  • Technical Writing


Working Knowledge of:

  • FDA 21CFR, ISO 13485, ISO 14971, MDD, etc
  • Use and Application of Statistical Tools
  • Internal & Supplier Auditing
  • External Audit facilitation such as NSAI, FDA, etc
  • Calibration
  • MS Project, MS Visio, Minitab, etc


Note: By applying for this position, you may also be considered by Pale Blue Dot® Recruitment for other or future related vacancies.

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