Quality Engineer

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Date: May 15, 2023

Location: Galway, G, IE

Company: Celestica International Inc.

​Specialist, Operations Quality
Req ID: 116288
Remote Position: No
Hiring Manager: Bobby Smith
Band: 08 
Region: Europe 
Country: Ireland 
State/Province: Galway
City:  Galway

We are currently recruiting for a permanent Quality Engineer as part of a new product introduction in Galway.

See job description below


Celestica is an Equal Opportunities Employer.



A career at Celestica is only for those who want to do something extraordinary with a meaningful purpose: imagine, develop and deliver a better future with our customers. Celestica is a leader in high – reliability design, manufacturing and supply chain solutions that bring global expertise to every stage of product development.

By Joining Celestica Galway (Ireland) as a Quality Engineer you will have the opportunity to work on delivering a fully automated high volume manufacturing line from development stage to full scale production ramp producing world class medical devices in a dynamic, fast moving environment.  You will become responsible for dealing with the three major phases of Quality Management, Quality Planning/Prevention &Corrective Action.


Your next challenge will be…


To lead validation activities, process/procedure definition and maintain a continuous flow of high quality products to our customers in a medical device environment. This position will be responsible for supporting some of our product family in the Med tech sector liaising with Production, Engineering, Supply Chain and Customer contracts reporting into our Quality Manager.


Your day to day activities will include the following…


  • Provide expert QE technical direction/input to qualification and validation activities in conjunction with Design, Engineering and extended QA teams.
  • Author and support (input and critical review) of qualification/validation protocols/reports.
  • Lead the team to handle all quality excursions independently, and take effective actions on time
  • Oversee the product ramp; material quality from NPI to mass production
  • Develop the quality control plan for respective area (material/process/product)
  • Monitor and report quality KPI for internal (factory) and external (customer)
  • Drive continuous improvement to benefit customer, CLS and supplier.
  • Develop and maintain internal quality system, procedures, work instructions and standards
  • Coach / mentor staff members on quality topics to improve quality knowledge.
  • Support the team and the organisational priorities in the quality deployment strategy.
  • Manage and follow up with suppliers on Non-Conforming Raw Material.
  • Create and train on Raw Materials Inspection Plans.
  • Supplier Qualification.
  • Supplier Audits.
  • Provide technical expertise on assigned regulatory and quality tasks for raw material tasks.
  • Perform assessments/risk analysis and quality audits on potential suppliers, etc..


What do we offer?


  • Market-competitive total reward: flexible salary, fix and variable salary based on goals
  • The opportunity to become a key member of the new product introduction team in the Health Tech. Quality function driven by innovation where creativity matters.
  • Training and development opportunities, with us the sky is the limit!
  • The opportunity to innovate, learn, mentor others and work toward your own vision of career success
  • A global, collaborative culture with strong leadership imperatives to foster your growth and professional opportunities
  • A sustainable culture where we provide opportunities for employees to give back to the community



What do we expect from you?


  • Strong knowledge of quality tools, QSR, ISO / MDR standards and processes
  • A thorough working knowledge of Risk Management, Validation techniques and PPAP process
  • Knowledge of statistical requirements and software validation requirements is an advantage.
  • Strong knowledge of product and manufacturing processes and materials properties
  • Knowledge of quality tools such as FMEA, PMP, SPC, 8D methodology, etc.
  • Knowledge of Six sigma and Lean Kaizen.
  • An ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of internal and external customers
  • Knowledge of the Medical Device industry or another highly regulated environment.


What are we looking for?


  • A minimum of 4+ years Quality engineering experience is preferable
  • Some materials engineering experience or quality materials testing knowledge is an advantage
  • Someone with Med-tech experience
  • Someone with an ability to initiate and lead change, collaborate and create alignment, drive accountability, think critically and make sound decisions
  • Experience of 6 Sigma quality methods would be a distinct advantage.
  • Someone with a level 8 degree (240 credits) or equivalent in an Engineering or Science related discipline. However, postgraduate qualifications etc. will be considered if supported with relevant experience.
  • Someone that is open to the opportunity of short term travel assignments particularly at the early stages of the project.











Celestica is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on any protected status (including race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran or disability status or other characteristics protected by law).
At Celestica we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. Special arrangements can be made for candidates who need it throughout the hiring process. Please indicate your needs and we will work with you to meet them.


Celestica (NYSE, TSX: CLS) enables the world’s best brands. Through our recognized customer-centric approach, we partner with leading companies in Aerospace and Defense, Communications, Enterprise, HealthTech, Industrial, Capital Equipment and Energy to deliver solutions for their most complex challenges. As a leader in design, manufacturing, hardware platform and supply chain solutions, Celestica brings global expertise and insight at every stage of product development – from drawing board to full-scale production and after-market services for products from advanced medical devices, to highly engineered aviation systems, to next-generation hardware platform solutions for the Cloud. Headquartered in Toronto, with talented teams spanning 40+ locations in 13 countries across the Americas, Europe and Asia, we imagine, develop and deliver a better future with our customers.


Celestica would like to thank all applicants, however, only qualified applicants will be contacted.
Celestica does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services.


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