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Posted 1 June 2023

Quality Engineer – Cork/Limerick – Dynamic Leading Mechanical Engineering Contractor

Sector: Mechanical & Electrical
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  • Location: Cork
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #512
  • Salary: €50,000.00

You will play a crucial role in supporting the requirements of the Quality Management Systems and Client Specification Requirements. Reporting to the Quality Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring the implementation of the Project Quality Management System, promoting a “Right First Time” approach, and striving for a defect-free delivery. This role involves various tasks related to quality management, process coordination, inspection, documentation, and problem-solving.

Your new company are a renowned Mechanical and Process Engineering Company based in Cork and Dublin. They have grown to become a leading service and solutions provider to various industries, including Pharma, Biopharma, Chemical, Brewing, Oil & Gas, and Semiconductor. With their commitment to delivering projects incident-free and to the highest quality standards, they have earned a reputation for excellence in our field. They hold several international accreditations, further emphasising our dedication to quality and professionalism.

By joining as a Quality Engineer, you will be provided with the opportunity to work in a reputable company with a strong commitment to excellence, safety, and innovation. You will have the chance to develop professionally, work on diverse projects, and contribute to the company’s continued success in delivering high-quality solutions to clients across various industries.

Quality Engineer Skills:

  • A degree in Quality Engineering or Mechanical Engineering is desirable.
  • Strong understanding of welding technology and a keen interest in the technical aspects of engineering codes and standards.
  • Desirable certifications: CSWIP Welding Inspection qualification, NDT PCN/SNT Qualification.
  • Working knowledge of ISO 9001:2008 quality management system.

As a Quality Engineer:


  • Develop and implement effective quality control processes and procedures to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards.
  • Perform product or service quality inspections and audits to identify defects, non-conformities, and areas for improvement.
  • Conduct root cause analysis investigations and implement corrective and preventive actions to address quality issues.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and maintain quality metrics, key performance indicators (KPIs), and quality assurance documentation.
  • Participate in the design and development of new products or services, ensuring quality considerations are incorporated from the early stages.
  • Support the supplier qualification process by assessing supplier quality systems and conducting audits, as necessary.
  • Provide guidance and training to employees on quality control processes, standards, and best practices.
  • Monitor and evaluate customer feedback, complaints, and returns, and lead initiatives to address customer concerns and improve overall product or service quality.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of industry trends, regulations, and best practices in quality management systems.
  • Drive continuous improvement efforts by identifying opportunities to streamline processes, reduce defects, and enhance overall quality performance.


The Package:

The company provides opportunities for professional growth through ongoing training and development programs. They also offer a comprehensive package that includes a competitive salary of at least €50000 and a company pension scheme.

How to apply:

Interviews are taking place this week so if you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date CV to stephen@breaghrecruitment.com or call us now on 00353(0)15314345

The Breagh Team

Breagh Recruitment are the go to specialist construction and engineering recruitment consultants, providing qualified and experienced professionals with Construction jobs across the UK and Ireland, with an ethos based on flexibility, hard work and a bit of good old common sense. We live within these core values servicing our clients and candidates daily.

Key roles we recruit for include Health & Safety managers, M&E project managers, construction managers, M&E site engineers, M&E quantity surveyors, civil engineers, site agents, estimators, buyers, bid managers and M&E site supervisors, across Ireland and the UK.


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