Quality Coordinator (Maternity Leave Cover)

Tyndall National Institute
June 10, 2024
Offerd Salary:€48,810 - €59,877
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GM-17 Quality Coordinator (Maternity Leave Cover)

Contract: Full Time/ Specified Purpose

Reporting to the Head of Speciality Products and Services the purpose of this role is to provide maternity cover for the Quality Co-ordinator. The role involves being part of a team to manage and operate the Quality Management System for Tyndall National Institute covering both ISO9001 and ISO17025.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support and operate the QMS and related document control system, including review of requirements when new versions of the ISO 9001 standard are published, ensuring ongoing compliance.
  • Work with groups within Tyndall and external customers to develop, implement and manage ISO17025.
  • Preparation of reports and materials for various periodic quality management reviews
  • Prepare regular QMS, CAPA reports and KPI metrics for management review.
  • Assist in the continued development, implementation, operation and promotion of the QMS, including necessary interfaces with all Tyndall staff.
  • Implement reviews aimed at reducing documentation in the system & ensuring documentation is current & appropriate.
  • Monitor and maintain Quality Manual
  • Devise, co-ordinate and complete audits and their associated reports in line with the annual internal Audit Schedule
  • Provide QMS / ISO induction to new joiners
  • QMS training for researchers and general Tyndall staff as per HR training schedule
  • Ensure all activities are compliant with the Tyndall Quality Management System.
  • Carry out any additional duties as may reasonably be required within the general scope and level of the post.
  • Essential Criteria

  • Diploma / Degree in Quality, Business or Engineering / Science discipline
  • Typically 5 years' experience in Quality Coordination or Document Control in a regulated environment
  • Experience in conducting ISO9001 internal audits
  • Working knowledge of electronic QMS tools such as QT9
  • Thorough understanding of ISO 9001 requirements essential and ISO17025 an advantage
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Confident and articulate communicator both verbally and in writing
  • Strong Word and excel skills
  • Strongly self-motivated
  • Desirable Criteria

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, capable of developing and implementing innovative solutions to complex challenges.
  • Excellent project management skills, with the ability to lead projects from planning through to successful completion.
  • Effective communication skills, capable of working closely with clients, managing expectations, and contributing to internal project teams.
  • A commitment to continuous learning and development, both personally and for junior staff, with the ability to mentor and lead by example in best laboratory practices.
  • A proactive and collaborative approach to work, with the ability to undertake multiple tasks simultaneously and deliver results in a timely manner.
  • Appointment may be made on the Grade 5 scale (B) €48,810 - €59,877 per annum. Salary placement on appointment will be in accordance with public sector pay policy.

    Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Graeme Maxwell at [email protected]

    Closing date of applications is 10th June, 2024.

    Application Instructions

    Please make sure to attach an up to date CV/Resume AND a brief motivation letter outlining how you meet the ‘Essential Criteria' for this role.

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    A full candidate information pack is available to download by clicking here.

    Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.

    At this time, Tyndall National Institute does not require the assistance of recruitment agencies.

    Tyndall National Institute at University College, Cork is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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