Director of Quality

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

Summary

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.

Responsibilities

  • 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.

Requirements

  • 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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