Mechanical Quality Manager - Kildare

Location: Ireland

EUR 60,000 - 75,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Construction-Infrastructure-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2108-27381

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a Senior Mechanical Quality Engineer with 5+years experience working on large scale pharma/biotech/semi conductor / industrial projects?

Are you ready to take the next step up on your career path?

Are you interested in working with a leading Mechanical Engineering Contractor on a large scale semi conductor project based in Kildare?

If you are looking for a role with great scope to develop your career, contact Sheila now for an informal chat 017978720 or send your CV to for review.

Mechanical Quality Manager - Kildare

Job Description

Reporting to the Project Manager / Project Director, the role of Quality Manager is to oversee the effective delivery of all components of the client and company Quality Systems and Procedures.  

The Quality Manager will also support the fabrication team in the off-site facilities and the on-site delivery team.  

Typical tasks include but are not limited to the following:

Ensure the Company Quality Management System is fully implemented in all areas of the project delivery, in accordance to the ISO 9001:2015 standard.

Develop, in conjunction with the Project Manager and Client, a robust Quality Plan and Inspection & Test Plan, for each project. 

Liaise with the senior management team, site and office personnel to ensure compliance with the Quality Plan.

Develop Project Specific Internal Quality Inductions for all staff and craft, to ensure key information from the specifications is shared, prior to commencing work on site.

Carry out regular audits of sites, workshop, assembly shops etc. and issue audit reports to the senior management team.

Carry out regular audits of company supply chain and sub-contractors to ensure high standards of quality are maintained and implemented.

Manage and effectively mentor the onsite delivery and off-site fabrication QA teams.

Ensure the Right First Time (RFT) ethos is embedded in our processes.

Monitor and close out all non-conformance reports (NCRs), performing root cause analysis for each NCR. 

Oversee the coordination of special processes including Welding, NDT, PWHT and Pressure Testing.

Attend client site Quality Meetings as necessary to affect a successful project outcome from a quality perspective.

Generate internal and external reports, as required.  

Oversee the planning and preparation of all test documentation in accordance with the Project Quality Plan and Internal Testing Plan.

Oversee the assembly of hand over packages to the customer. 


Degree Qualification in Quality Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering or equivalent

Min 5-7 years work experience as a Senior QA Engineer - essential.

Worked as a Quality Manager/ Senior QA Engineer, on mechanical construction projects in the Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Semi-conductor or Oil & Gas industry – essential.

Experience of working on construction projects with equipment installation, piping fabrication, piping installation and pressure testing on site - essential

CSWIP Welding Inspection qualification - essential.

NDT PCN/SNT Qualification - desirable. 

Applicant must have a working knowledge of ISO 9001:2015.

Proficient in suite of Microsoft applications - Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint.

Strong Communicator, written and verbal.

Diligent, has a high level of attention to detail, and sets a high standard of quality for themselves and others.

Ability to build rapport with customers and subcontractors.

Personable, and a team player.

Strong project management, planning discipline.

Hard working and able to work in fast paced work environment.

Decisive, able to make decisions while lacking some information.

Ability to handle multiple tasks at once.

Accountable & highly organised someone who take ownership of tasks from beginning to end.


€60K- €75K negotiable based on experience and qualifications 

Fulltime permanent staff role with a clear career progression path supported with ongoing assistance with CPD


Sheila McNeice is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Mechanical Quality Manager interested in roles based in Kildare, you can contact Sheila by e-mail at or phone +35317978720 for a confidential chat.

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