Quality Engineer 

Are you looking for a great opportunity as a Quality Engineer? Then we are looking for you!

An opportunity exists for a full-time Quality Engineer reporting to the Quality Manager to join our state-of-the-art plant in Clara, Co Offaly.

This role is responsible for and has the authority for product/process quality improvement programmes, analysis of quality costs, customer complaints, analysis of quality waste, reliability evaluations and process capabilities studies.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Ensure that safe working practices are adhered to at all times, including wearing PPE as appropriate. Acquire knowledge of Health & Safety procedures, work instructions, and associated documentation. Comply with all Health & Safety Policies and instructions and actively contribute to Company efforts to promote safe behaviour and safe systems of work.
  • Lead quality improvement programmes using recognised problem-solving and project management techniques
  • Participate in cross-functional teams to ensure that we achieve our Quality Policy and Quality Objectives
  • Evaluate quality trends and reasons for product or process failures relating to customer complaints and lead corrective action plans.
  • Evaluate quality costs and determine critical causes.
  • Prepare and approve quality assurance specifications and assist in the formulation of written policy/procedures
  • Align and integrate company test procedures with International Standards requirements. 
  • Assist in determining inspection frequencies and sampling plans using significance testing, capability studies and through collation and analysis of data
  • Participate in validation of all new tooling equipment, methods and products.
  • Ensure all areas comply with specified regulatory requirements
  • Any other reasonably duties as required


  • Third level qualification in science/ engineering.   
  • Three years’ experience in Quality Engineering in a manufacturing environment

Specific training and experience: 

  • Demonstrable Lean/ Six Sigma certification is an advantage
  • Strong analytical skills, including statistical analysis is an advantage


Please e-mail your CV together with a Cover letter demonstrating how you meet the criteria to Margaret.mccormack@nelipak.com.