The Quality Assurance Engineer is responsible for providing quality support throughout the project lifecycle of manufactured automated equipment. This includes working with a wider team of professionals, with the overall aim of making sure the that the product meets quality and customer expectations, as it moves through each phase of the project lifecycle.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Overall responsibility for machine quality. This will include:
    • Reviewing and approving documentation required at each stage of the project lifecycle – FDS, SOP’s, Project checklists, BOM’s, User Manual pack etc.
    • Creation of internal test documentation and ensuring all machines are inspected and tested to meet customer requirements.
    • Issuing and controlling Electrical and Pneumatic drawings.
    • Reviewing and approving all test documentation associated with product and ensuring it adheres to Good Documentation Practices (GDP). 
    • Where required, support customers validation activities during SAT.
    • Final review of machines prior to shipment.
    • Where required, arrange and facilitate lessons learnt meetings and log any findings.
  • Participate and lead investigations (CAPA), involving but not limited to collecting, identifying and analysing information, investigating product and quality problems and identify effective corrective actions.
  • Close out actions documented on the Company Action List within agreed timeframe.
  • Ensuring training records are maintained to ensure all employees trained on new or changed procedures.
  • Participate and lead process improvements.
  • Other responsibilities may be assigned from time to time as needed, based on the evolution of the company and the requirements of the department.

Person specification: 

Qualifications 

•     A bachelor’s degree in Quality, Engineering or Science.                       

Relevant Experience and Knowledge 

  • At least 3 years’ relevant experience working in a GMP environment with experience of implementing relevant systems and processes.
  • Excellent leadership skills as well as interpersonal skills, both written and verbally.
  • Experience working across a number of departments, liaising with department managers to come to appropriate decisions.
  • Experience in validation activities an advantage.
  • Experience with ISO 9001 or similar quality standards desirable. 

Skills and Competencies 

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including effective influencing skills. 
  • Technical writing experience.  Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Evidence of strong organisational, planning and time management abilities. 
  • Desire to learn new tasks.
  • Results focused and ability to work on own initiative and work well under pressure.
  • Computer literate in the use of MS Office.  

Apply for this role

To apply for this role please email your CV to careers@kaonautomation.com or complete the form below.

    LEVEL:
    Support Roles
    LOCATION:
    Sligo
    DEPARTMENT:
    Finance, Quality, HR & Admin
    EMPLOYMENT TYPE:
    Full Time

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