Quality Engineer – FTC

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

An opportunity exists for a full-time Quality Engineer on a 12 month fixed term contract reporting to the Quality Manager. This role will be based for 6 months at our state of the art plant in Clara, Co. Offaly and a further 6 months at our plant in Galway.

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


  • 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 require


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

Specific Training and Experience:

  • Training and/or experience in working in a ISO13485:2016 certified manufacturing environment
  • Quality Qualification desirable
  • Three years’ experience in Quality Engineering in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong analytical skills, including statistical analysis is an advantage
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with limited supervision.
  • Good interpersonal skills and enjoys being part of a team
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Multi task, meet deadlines and to work effectively within a fast-paced environment
  • Adopts a flexible approach.


Please e-mail your CV together with a Cover letter demonstrating how you meet the criteria to cla-hr@nelipak.com by Thursday, 23rd June 2022.