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Specialist, Operations Quality

Date: Sep 16, 2022

Location: Galway, G, IE

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 109990 
Region: Europe 
Country: Ireland 
State/Province: Galway 
City:  Galway 


Position Details:
Functional Area: Quality
Career Framework Title: Operations Engineering Specialist
Internal Job Title: Quality Engineer
Job Level: Band 8
Direct/Indirect: Indirect


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. 

By Joining Celestica Galway (Ireland) as a quality engineer you will have the opportunity to work with incredible team taking on the amazing challenge of becoming a key member into the health-tech sector. You will become responsible for dealing with the three major phases of Quality Management, Quality Planning/Prevention, Corrective Action.

Your next challenge will be…

Lead process/procedure definition and maintain a continuous flow of high quality products to our customers in a contract manufacturing environment including regulatory content for the latest and more innovative medical devices. This position will be responsible for supporting some of our product family in both the Med tech and Industrial sectors liaising with Production, Engineering, Supply Chain and Customer contracts reporting into our Quality Manager.


Your day- to-day activities will include…

•    Production support on all quality related matters
•    Customer liaison for quality escalations and daily quality issues ensuring measured, developed and timely  responses to the customer.
•    Support the change management process and Customer requests as appropriate. 
•    Resolution of process problems that lead to throughput, yield or performance quality issues.
•    High level of competence using relevant corrective action systems (e.g. CAPA / 8d)
•    Root cause investigations to evaluate, diagnose and troubleshoot problems, stabilize processes; evaluate results.
•    Create concise and accurate technical reports (e.g. .doc or .ppt formats); communicate results; and manage subsequent analysis queries 
•    Continually seeks to drive improvements in product and process quality.
•    Create and evaluate metrics to drive the quality improvement processes.
•    Maintain and report timely and accurate weekly metrics.
•    Manage and maintain the NCMR database and report weekly to the customer.
•    Be competent with DBMS query (e.g. Access or SQL) and analysis tools (e.g. ‘.JMP’ or ‘.MPJ’ formats) and also provide training as required on data query and analysis tools.
•    Use statistical knowledge and expertise to conduct process improvement studies, investigate and solve problems to improve quality.
•    Provide quality engineering support to the facility, including validation and risk management and review of technical documentation (e.g. FMEA’s, control plans).
•    Analysis of data to drive process improvements and issue resolution.
•    Be familiar with and competent on the use of interfacing ERP software for files transfer.
•    Apply project management skills and methodology as necessary for key CI projects.
•    Identification and implementation of appropriate statistical techniques to monitor process performance (e.g. SPC, Cpk, R & R analysis, sampling techniques).
•    Support the development of test processes, test fixtures and specialized tools to automate test development.
•    Ability to design tests, evaluate results and recommend solutions to improve the processes associated with our manufacturing.


What do we offer?

•    Market-competitive total reward: flexible salary, fix and variable salary based on goals
•    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
•    Become a key member of the Health tech Quality function, driven by innovation where creativity matters
•    Celestica offers a global, collaborative culture with strong leadership imperatives to foster your growth and   
     professional opportunities
•    We are focused on sustainability and provide opportunities for employees to give back to the community


What do we expect from you?

•    Strong knowledge of quality tools, ISO / QMS standards and processes (ISO 9001, ISO13485)
•    Knowledge of data analysis and presentation software and its uses in generating reports, capturing data and presenting data in an understandable format.
•    Strong knowledge of product and manufacturing processes and materials properties
•    Knowledge and understanding of the manufacturing environment and how decisions impact customer satisfaction product quality, on-time delivery and profitability of the unit
•    Knowledge of quality tools such as FMEA, PMP, SPC, 8D methodology, etc.
•    Knowledge of Six sigma and Lean Kaizen.
•    Ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of internal and external customers
•    Knowledge of Med-tech and regulatory requirements (such as FDA and MDR) is a requirement of the role with  
pharma & food safety systems an advantage
•    Ability to manage several projects simultaneously and coordinate multiple, changing deadlines while also working effectively on their own and in a team environment.
•    Ability to be an Internal Auditor

What are we looking for?

•    Experience in a manufacturing environment in a Quality function (4-6 years’ experience) is preferable
•    Experience in a Med-tech environment is a requirement
•    Experience of 6 Sigma quality methods would be a distinct advantage.
•    Materials engineering experience/quality materials testing knowledge is an advantage
•    Bachelor’s degree in related field is preferential. However, postgraduate qualifications etc. will be considered if supported with relevant experience.


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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