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Quality Engineer

Job description

Role Title: Quality & EHS Engineer
Role Type: Permanent

Reporting to: Engineering/ Operations Manager
Location: Mullingar, Co. Westmeath 
Overview of the Role
Our client is seeking a Quality & EHS (Environmental, Health, Safety) & Engineer. This role crucial to the successful supply of high-quality, bespoke automation equipment to their world leading customers, and to ensuring the safety of all colleagues. This is an exciting opportunity for someone seeking a varied role supporting the quality and compliance requirements of the business.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Developing and implementing quality standards.
  • Developing and implementing and maintaining ISO 9001 quality control systems.
  • Monitoring and analysing quality performance.
  • Inspecting and testing materials, equipment, processes, and products to ensure quality specifications are met.
  • Collaborating with operations managers to develop and implement controls and improvements.
  • Ensuring that workflows, processes, and products comply with safety regulations.
  • Generates, executes, and reviews, qualification and validation protocols, to conformance to regulations and customer requirements.
  • Reviews, edits and approves change controls, deviations, and corrective actions.
  • Ensure all project documentation deliverables are provided to all stakeholders on time.
  • Research and coordinate the introduction of new processes associated with the role.
  • Liaise and communicate with the different project team members.
  • Responsible for ensuring that timelines and targets are achieved.
  • Lead, manage and oversee internal and external quality audits, and actions arising from same.
EHS (Environmental, Health, Safety) – Core Duties & Responsibilities
  • Manage all EHS aspects on site and on customers sites.
  • Implement the company's health, safety, and environmental policy, procedures and management systems.
  • Advise & assist site management in drafting and communicating method statements, Safe Plans of Action and Toolbox Talks.
  • Provide advice, guidance and instruction in all health & safety matters to management, EHS, safety representatives and employees (including sub-contractors where appropriate).
  • Deliver Health & Safety induction programmes for new employees or sub-contractors working on site.
  • Conduct regular inspections and site audits, reporting findings to site and senior company management. Strict follow-up is required to ensure that actions are dealt with immediately.
  • Ensure that all accidents are reported, recorded and investigated and that suitable notification is given to the Directors, Health & Safety Authority and Insurers as required.
  • Compile EHS reports for senior management and presenting on this report where required.
  • Promote the Company mission of being a healthy and incident and injury free workplace.
  • Involved in the development and delivery of Safety training as required.
  • Liaise with clients, consultants & various regulatory bodies on all EHS aspects for day-to-day operations on site where required.
  • Compile Construction Plans, Safety Statements, RAMS etc.
General Duties
  • Act courteously and communicate effectively with all those whom you come into contact with during the course of employment including colleagues, customers, suppliers, contractors, visitors.
  • Foster and develop good customer and public relations at all times and portray a professional image of the Company at all times.
  • Report for work in a timely manner and conduct work as scheduled to both Company and customer satisfaction.
  • Work within the instructions and procedures of the Company’s systems as directed by your manager/ other management as appropriate.
  • Conduct all duties in a constructive, productive and efficient manner at all times.
  • Act diligently and professionally in the interest of the Company.
  • Report any personal circumstances affecting/ impacting your ability to legally perform your duties.

  • 2+ years of experience in quality engineering, quality assurance, or a similar role.
  • Knowledge/ experience of health & safety and associated responsibilities, for example, experience of being a Health & Safety Representative.
  • Competent in writing documents in a concise and structured format.
  • Ability to comprehend regulatory requirements and technical documentation.
  • Familiar with executing equipment test such as, FAT, and SAT Protocols.
  • Knowledge of automation manufacturing equipment is an advantage.
  • Competent customer-facing communication skills and strong collaboration skills.
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and manage time effectively.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & MS Project).