Quality Projects Engineer
- Galway, Ireland
About TE Connectivity
At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world.
TE Connectivity is a $13 billion global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With nearly 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 150 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn , Facebook , WeChat and Twitter .
Creganna Medical is ranked among the top 10 global companies in the medical device outsourcing industry. The company specializes in the design and manufacture of minimally invasive delivery and access devices for a range of therapies. Serving over 400 companies across 30 countries, Creganna Medical's customers include the world's leading medical device and life science companies. Headquartered in Galway, Ireland, Creganna Medical has a global operational footprint with design and manufacturing facilities spanning the U.S., South America, Europe and Asia. http://www.creganna.com/
Job Title: Quality Projects Engineer
Reporting to the Quality Operations Manager, the Quality Projects Engineer will be responsible for driving continuous improvement within the Value Stream, working with the Engineering and Production teams. The role, based in TE Connectivity's Medical Headquarters, is predominantly involved in identifying and implementing improvement projects. The future vision for the role is to continually strive for best-in-class engineering processes, encompassing, software controls, automation and Lean principles.
TE Connectivity's Quality and Reliability Engineering Teams analyze the ability of product and production systems to comply with customer and contractual requirements through established reliability factors. They design, recommend revisions and install quality control systems, develop and document analytical methods for establishing reliability of products and their components and conduct analysis on relative reliability with regards to cost, structure, weight, maintainability, facility of production, and availability of materials and equipment. Out teams develop, implement and monitor company environmental safety programs and policies to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local environmental, health and safety regulations and recommend corrective actions if necessary. They are responsible for policies and practices to comply with applicable government regulations and industry requirements related to product environmental compliance, the implementation and management of technical and testing standards and specifications, quality control and reliability programs governing materials, product and processes, resulting in the optimization of material and labor, as well as failure analysis, root cause, corrective action and customer communication.
- Develop and implement Value Improvement Projects.
- Lead quality-related projects within the value stream e.g. where significant process changes are required that originates from a customer complaint.
- Support cost improvement projects and non-re-occurring expense activities e.g. capacity expansions and new product variations within the value stream from a quality perspective.
- Provides Quality support for the transfer of new products into commercial Manufacturing.
- Provides additional support to the Operations team when a new product is introduced to the value stream where required until the product has reached steady state.
- Completion of targeted assessments for prevention reviews for new products introduced to the value stream.
- Demonstrates commitment to the Quality Policy (product safety and quality) through the daily execution of sound quality practices.
- Supports validation activities within the value stream including MVP's, MVR's, TMV's, OQ/PQ, PPQ and revalidation assessments.
- Supports the approval of supplier change notifications.
- Supports audits for the value stream from external regulatory agencies and customers and leads preparation activities in advance of such audits.
- Updates Quality procedures and specifications as required through the change plan process.
- Provides root cause analysis & problem-solving guidance.
What your background should look like:
- Level 8 degree in Science, Engineering or related subject.
- 3+ years relevant Supplier Quality / Quality Operations experience GMP the medical device/Pharma manufacturing environment.
- Project management experience is desirable.
- Green Belt qualification would be an advantage.
- Good working knowledge of validation processes.
- Ability to work as a team member.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and have demonstrated the ability to lead in a previous role.
- Good organization and investigation skills are required.
- Excellent "hands-on" technical skills.
- Excellent communication skills.
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer
Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation
What TE Connectivity offers:
We offer competitive rewards & compensation. Our commitment to our employees includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our employees.
- Competitive Salary Package
- Performance-Based Bonus Plans
- Health and Wellness Incentives
- Employee Stock Purchase Program
- Community Outreach Programs / Charity Events
- Employee Resource Groups
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