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Senior Quality Technician

at Jobop Ireland
Location Carlow, Ireland
Date Posted June 8, 2022
Category Technical and Engineering
Job Type Permanent (Full-time)
Salary Range €30,001 to €35,000


Job Title:             Senior Quality Technician

Reports to:          HSEQ Manager

Industry:             Metal fabrication and tooling

Job Location:       Carlow

Job Type:            Permanent, full-time (maybe some remote work option)

Job Start:            ASAP subject to notice period


Company profile: Expanding engineering fabrication and tooling company

Work environment: High precision tooling, CNC, metal fabrication

Job profile:

The Senior Quality Technician will be expected to manage on a day-today basis all activities in relation to internal Quality Systems throughout the company’s engineering business.

  • Appraise internal & customers’ requirements and make sure they are satisfied.
  • Report all deviations to relevant responsible manager to ensure immediate action.
  • Facilitate initiative-taking solutions by collecting and analysing quality data.
  • Review and update internal QMS, standards and policies in agreement with HSEQ Manager.
  • Keep and maintain records of quality reports, statistical reviews, and relevant documentation.
  • In conjunction with the HSEQ Manager ensure that there is effective communication to achieve a common focus and department direction.
  • Co-ordinate the Internal audit process and lead management reviews to ensure the effectiveness of the QMS.
  • Inputting and support HSEQ department strategy.
  • Revise and evaluate data to identify report ability and CAPA/Internal 8D Report decisions.
  • Provide support for product assurance from design effort to initial product qualification followed to first phase production.
  • Initiating and promoting cross functional partnerships to ensure the Team – consisting of Internal Manufacturing, Engineering, Supply Chain, Quality and Sales – work together effectively to meet company objectives.
  • Manage the HSE internal activities, to include First Aid and Fire Evacuation.
  • Devise procedures to inspect, improve and report quality and/or health and safety issues.
  • Assure the reliability and consistency of production by checking processes and final output. Daily/Weekly/Monthly internal scrap assessment and report accordingly.
  • Conduct CMM activities and assures completion of FAIR reports.
  • Responsible for internal measurement devices/gauges calibration and report issues if identified to HSEQ Manager.
  • Assist in development of work instructions along with route sheets for entire assigned programs.
  • Daily communication and department support to HSEQ Manager to achieve and exceed company objectives.

 Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor Diploma/degree in relevant engineering discipline or several years; quality experience and training
  • 6 Sigma or similar certification
  • ISO13485
  • Experience using CMM tools
  • Minimum 3 years previous experience in a similar position from a tooling, CNC or metal fabrication background or similar.
  • Extremely proficient in quality engineering
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Applicants who require work authorisation are not being considered at this time.


Skills & Attributes

  • Knowledge of aerospace and/or medtech industries.
  • Highly organised and efficient.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Numerate and highly computer literate.
  • Excellent time management, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-sustaining engineer with ability to effectively work as part of a team and on own initiative.
  • Strong documentation and reporting skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, whilst ensuring deadlines are met.
  • A proven commitment to continued professional development.
  • Customer satisfaction focused.
  • Self-motivated.
  • A strong teamwork, continuous improvement and quality mindset.

Salary: €28-35K DOE plus benefits