Quality Engineer

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    Dublin West, Dublin

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  • Contact:

    Justin Pankinas

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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We are currently recruiting for a 'Quality Engineer' to join our Clients team in Blanchardstown, Dublin 15. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Quality Engineer to join a growing team and business in Ireland and who is looking to develop their career further. You will have the opportunity to establish, influence and improve their Quality Assurance practices and procedures.

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Know and follow EES policies and procedures and ensure that employees know and follow EES policies and procedures related to work activities performed in area of responsibility.


  • Evaluate and/or design sampling plans and process control plans for lot acceptance and control processes.
  • Study the effectiveness of inspection activities.
  • Design means for measuring accuracy and documenting of inspection work.
  • Evaluate and recommend inspection gauges and test equipment. Investigate causes of sporadic defects.
  • Provide consultation services to Quality Systems and Manufacturing departments.
  • Hire, supervise and train QS technicians, as applicable.
  • Implement process control systems.
  • Provide technical support for component, product and process validations.
  • Provide technical support for new product transfer.
  • Coordinate training of manufacturing associates as applicable.
  • Establish and maintain appropriate documentation as required for Quality Systems activities.
  • A working knowledge of engineering change process and ability to review technical drawings.
  • Investigate identified quality problems.
  • Develop systems for new processes as required.
  • Coordinate Customer Complaint investigations on items returned to the Albuquerque facility for analysis.
  • Support CAPA investigations and tasks, to determine root cause and corrective actions needed.
  • Maintain trend information on field failures.
  • Support manufacturing in analyzing manufacturing product lines to determine how or where within the manufacturing or inspection process, the root cause of non-conformances or customer complaints exist.
  • Execute Statistical Analysis that includes: ANOVA, DOE, Weibull, GR&R, Capability, FMEA, KT and SPC as required.
  • Perform, enhance and validations: for manufacturing processes, gauges, equipment, software and computerized systems as required.
  • Prepare written protocols as necessary


  • Provide leadership and initiative to QS organization through continuous improvement projects.
  • Interface with manufacturing area and other support groups to ensure department objectives are met.


  • Follow all company safety policies and other safety precautions within the work area.
  • Promote safety to all associates that enter the work area.
  • Attend required safety training.
  • Ensure that direct reports employ safe practices.
  • Environmental: Participate in EMS management structure toward implementation and maintenance of EMS including continual improvement; pollution prevention; objectives and targets; and regulatory compliance. Participate and support the ISO 14001 Certification and Regulatory Audit process. Implement and follow all applicable EMS procedures. Adhere to the site's EHS Code of Conduct.


  • Excellent written and oral skills and the ability to organize and follow up on multiple priorities.
  • Able to make solid decisions that will effectively support the business and company policies.
  • Able to work in a self-paced environment and provide lead by example.
  • Team player.
  • Able to understand application of regulatory requirements to the business.
  • Able to analyze and develop quality methods. Responsible for writing clear and concise protocols, study reports, and procedures.
  • This position requires consistent involvement with and knowledge of changes in regulations and standards.
  • Aptitude to respond to shifting priorities through appropriate realignment of required tasks.
  • Personal computers Proficiency required. Previous SAP experience highly desirable.
  • Skilled in use of PC based systems including, but not limited to: word processing, inventory management, quality system, non-conforming product systems and data base management


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or applied science.
  • Minimum of three years' experience in quality control in the electrical manufacturing industry preferred but not essential.