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Are you an experienced Quality Engineer looking to come home or settle in Waterford?

Very unique opportunity for an experienced Quality Engineer with Pharma Industry experience to join an expanding manufacturing facility in Waterford, the sunny south east of Ireland! You will be part of an exciting NPI pharma product being introduced to the site and will provide technical quality support by participation in initial process design, development and implementation phases. #Quality Engineer # Pharma #NPI #Waterford #Permanent

What is in it for you?
  • This is great unique opportunity to expand your skillset in this fast moving, dynamic and agile business. You will get exposure and experience in a lot of different areas being one of the experienced Quality Engineers (Pharma) onsite.
  • Excellent opportunities for career progression and advancement.
  • Attractive salary and benefits package on offer
  • Friendly, inclusive and collaborative working environment. Team work, new ideas and thinking outside the box is very much encouraged
  • Family feel culture but has the support of a larger global organisation
  • Days role, flexible working hours & early finish on a Friday!
  • Onsite parking and canteen facilities

  • You will be degree qualified with minimum 5 years Quality Engineering experience in the Pharma industry.


  • Represent the quality function of technical support, in conjunction with other internal support groups, regarding issues affecting manufacturing on global customer accounts. Serve as liaison between the company and suppliers or customers on global quality related issues.
  • Provide support for all quoting activities by participation in initial process design, development, and implementation phases.
  • Develop and maintain QA plans and timeliness of global new product introductions utilizing Advanced Product Quality Planning and Process Optimization specific to the customer.
  • Evaluate and provide input to inspection processes via inspection aids and instruction guidelines.
  • Support all global training programs specific to their customer by development and implementation of specialized training sessions for all applicable functions.
  • Develop appropriate systems for document storage, access and review pertaining to global customer accounts.
  • Review all supplies, internal, and customer discrepancies, coordinate and track the effectiveness of corrective/proactive action efforts.
  • Conduct periodic review and maintenance of all documentation files; develop appropriate systems for document storage and access.
  • Review all supplier or customer discrepancies. Coordinate and track the corrective/preventative action effort.
  • Participate in the vendor survey activities as applicable. Drive proactive participation with suppliers and aid in their process improvement efforts.
  • Interface with all departments as applied to the Policies and Procedures.
  • Provide insight and assistance of implementing and maintaining Process Improvement and
  • Optimization concentrating on proactive methodologies.
  • Assist in driving the standardization of manufacturing processes of global customer accounts.
  • Interface and provide technical support on quality issues with the customer as needed.


  • Minimum relevant Bachelor's Degree (Level 8)
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a similar Quality Engineer role within the Pharma industry an absolute requirement
  • Lean or Six Sigma qualification is desirable
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Planning and prioritizing activities
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Analytical skills and ability to present data effectively
  • Problem-solving and negotiation skills
  • Team player