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Quality Engineer

Posted on May 1, 2020 by Real Staffing Group

Galway, Ireland
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Quality Engineer

Location: Galway Business Park, Galway

Benefits: Excellent career progression, salary, pension, healthcare and a yearly bonus.

Job Summary:

Works with Operations, R&D and/or external customers to plan and execute identified Biocompatibility and Sterilisation activities. Supports key programs such as Biocompatibility assessments, sterilization validation and environmental monitoring. Responsible to monitor and implement changes to respective programs as improvements or updates are identified.


  • Duties specific to Quality Engineer (Biocompatibility & Sterilisation);
  • Site SME for all Biocompatability activities, providing technical excellence in the field and selection of testing strategies and materials.
  • Develop Sterilisation plans for Aerogen products as required and Lead sterilisation validation for new products and related change control.
  • Ensure compliance to all relevant regulations for sterilisation and microbiology which includes maintaining all quality systems and related documentation.
  • Collaboratively work with external contract sterilization test facility and contract testing services.
  • Support Operations and R&D Project Teams with respect to Biocompatability testing strategies and sterilization validation requirements.
  • Management of process deviations, NCRs and CAPAs related to Bicompatability & Sterilisation Processes.
  • Knowledgeable of the associated Quality System requirements and interpretation of same ISO/FDA/AAMI related to biocompatibility and sterilisation.
  • Conduct supplier auditing as required as SME for sterilisation.
  • Management of the site environmental monitoring program.
  • Support external audits including notified body and FDA audits.
  • Promote the awareness of regulatory and customer requirements throughout the organization.


  • Level 8 Degree in Science/Engineering.
  • Minimum of 5 year's experience in a quality engineering/sterilisation/microbiology role, preferably in the Medical Device sector.
  • Familiarity with regulations and standards published by FDA, USP, AAMI, ANSI, ASTM, and ISO in the areas of biocompatibility & sterilisation.
  • Knowledge of Microbiological and Environmental monitoring programs preferred.
  • Supplier/Internal Auditing experience.
  • Excellent planning and coordination skills plus verbal and written communication skills.

Specific Requirements:

  • Ability to work within a team environment to achieve agreed company goals.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the company.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and follow through on assigned deliverables.
  • Good understanding of ISO 13485 and FDA QSR quality standards.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in use of desktop software applications such as MS Office

Environmental Conditions:

  • Typical office environments, with work also performed in R&D labs and manufacturing environment, and at customer/supplier locations.

If you are interested in applying or hearing more about this position and many like it contact me on the details mentioned and I am happy to discuss

Real Staffing, a trading division of SThree Partnership LLP is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy| Registered office | London, United Kingdom | Partnership Number | OC387148 England and Wales

Reference: 885033986

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