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Quality Engineer, NPI Projects

Job Title: Quality Engineer, NPI Projects
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 123560
Contact Name: Larry O’Leary
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Quality Engineer, NPI Projects
Our client, a Medtech manufacturer based in Galway, now seeks a Quality Engineer who will manage new product development (NPD) and new product introduction (NPI) activities, and supports the Quality Assurance activities as part of an overall project team.

The successful candidate will Partner with R&D and Process Engineers to ensure that the transition of products through R&D and sister sites, product approval and manufacturing scale up are smooth, timely and cost effective.

Responsibilities of Quality Specialist, NPI Projects:
Executes the project design plans, protocols and generates reports for new product development projects as well as design/process changes.
Continually seeks to drive improvements in product and process quality.
Develops and executes required validations in line with regulatory standards to include equipment, process and product validations.
Conducts root cause analysis and implements corrective action in a timely manner.
Conducts audits, including closing out audit findings and creating and determining proper corrective and preventative action.
Creates and maintains company quality documentation.
Deals with suppliers and ensures their quality standards are in line with company SOPs and agreements.

Requirements for Quality Specialist, NPI Projects:
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Quality Assurance or similar technical discipline.
3+ years' experience in a similar Quality Assurance, Quality Assurance or Quality Engineering role in regulated industry
Detailed knowledge of the regulatory environment, i.e. FDA, cGMP, ISO13485, etc.
Proven experienced with CAPA, deviations and leading investigations.
Experience in conducting audits and dealing with regulatory bodies.
Project management experience is desirable.

Please contact Larry on +353 1-2302400 /

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