What you need to know
A leading and innovative plastics manufacturer in Co. Westmeath which is going through a period of exciting growth is seeking an experienced and committed Quality Assurance Manager to join its team. The successful candidate will report directly to the General Manager and manage a team of Quality professionals.
As a Quality Assurance Manager, you will have a vital role within the business and have responsibility for managing the Quality Team, Quality Systems across the business, ensuring that products and services meet clients’ specifications.
This is a permanent role with a very attractive salary and package.
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Duties & responsibilities
Manage Quality Management System ensuring compliance with ISO 13485, ISO 9000:2000 and IATF 16949 regulations.
Oversee the internal audit programmes.
Provide daily support to manufacturing operations and lead a group of QA technicians responsible for quality checks.
Lead Quality Improvement initiatives and programmes of change ensuring agreed outcomes are consistently achieved.
Lead all third-party audits including customer audits.
Participate in and support all aspects of new product development, with a specific focus on quality matters.
Report on relevant quality performance data and drive continuous improvement processes within the organisation by offering your expertise.
Develop and mentor members in the Quality department so that they fulfil their potential and make a positive contribution to the organisation.
What are we looking for?
A Bachelor’s degree / Diploma in Engineering, Science or another relevant scientific discipline.
5 plus years of experience in a Senior Quality role in the medical devices industry or a similar regulated manufacturing environment.
Previous experience in managing a team of Quality professionals in a regulated manufacturing environment.
Strong knowledge of ISO Quality System requirements.
Strong validation experience.
Excellent communication skills with the ability to influence others in a positive manner.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
Comfortable liaising with internal and external stakeholders.
Strong track record in leading internal and external audits.
Apply for this job now by sending a Word version of your CV or get in touch with Breda at firstname.lastname@example.org
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