Director of Quality

  • Cork city
  • Permanent
  • JO-1811-64006_1542793624


Job Overview
This role will ensure the effective management of the Company Quality System to ensure that product conforms to customer specification along with managing the Department to ensure a highly motivated, trained and developed staff that is capable of achieving the Department's business objectives.


  • Management Representative for Quality Issues
  • Set Quality objectives for plant in line with corporate goals
  • Manage plant wide quality metrics in accordance with corporate standards
  • Drive plant quality strategy in line with plant and corporate goals
  • Ensure the retention of quality standards such as ISO13485, FDA (QSR), ISO14001, ISO9000:2008, TL9000, through plant wide compliance with procedures and systems
  • Manage customer interface on quality issues
  • Drive Continuous Improvement Programs within the organisation at both a product quality and plant systems level.
  • Ensure investigation of problems to root cause and implementation of closed Loop corrective and preventive actions to prevent possibility of a re-occurrence.
  • Hold timely Management Reviews in accordance with the requirements of the QMS
  • Ensure an Internal audit plan is developed and complied with.
  • Manage the quality team to ensure a high level of staff morale through the implementation of effective hiring, training and development, performance management systems as well as compliance with industrial relations.
  • Ensure resources in place to support requirements of the QMS at all times.


  • Primary degree in Electronic Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Quality Assurance or related discipline. A background in Medical Device Manufacturing would be a distinct advantage.
  • At least 5 years of experience in management within a high-volume electronics manufacturing environment, preferably within an EMS organisation.
  • Certification through Regulatory Affairs Professional Society would be an advantage together with a knowledge of the FDA QSR (GMP).
  • Must be an excellent communicator with effective leadership and influencing skills

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