Quality & Health & Safety Engineer

  • Robotics and Drives
  • ROBOTIC AND DRIVES SERVICES, Mullingar Business Park, Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland
  • 19/01/2024
Full time, Permanent ATIM Cluster [Custom Category] Augmented Reality / Virtual reality Automation Electronics Engineering Health & Safety Manufacturing Mechanical Engineer Microsoft Office 365 Production QA - Quality Control Robotics

Job Description


Role/ Job Title:                 Quality & HSE Engineer

Reporting to:                    Engineering/ Operations Manager (or as directed)

Location:                            The role will be based out of RDS offices in Mullingar; there may be a requirement for infrequent travel throughout Ireland as per business and customer requirements. 

Department:                     Operations


Overview of the Role

The Quality & HSE (Health, Safety & Environmental) Engineer role is crucial to the successful supply of high-quality, bespoke automation equipment to our world leading customers, and to ensuring the safety of all colleagues. This is an exciting opportunity for someone seeking a varied role supporting the quality and compliance requirements of the business.

Quality - Core Duties & Responsibilities

·        Developing and implementing quality standards.

·        Developing and implementing and maintaining ISO 9001 quality control systems.

·        Monitoring and analysing quality performance.

·        Inspecting and testing materials, equipment, processes, and products to ensure quality specifications are met.

·        Collaborating with operations managers to develop and implement controls and improvements.

·        Ensuring that workflows, processes, and products comply with safety regulations.

·        Generates, executes, and reviews, qualification and validation protocols, to conformance to regulations and customer requirements.

·        Reviews, edits and approves change controls, deviations, and corrective actions.

·        Ensure all project documentation deliverables are provided to all stakeholders on time.

·        Research and coordinate the introduction of new processes associated with the role.

·        Liaise and communicate with the different project team members.

·        Responsible for ensuring that timelines and targets are achieved.

·        Lead, manage and oversee internal and external quality audits, and actions arising from same.

HSE (Health, Safety & Environmental) – Core Duties & Responsibilities

·        Manage all EHS aspects on site and on customers sites.

·        Implement the company's health, safety, and environmental policy, procedures and management systems.

·        Advise & assist site management in drafting and communicating method statements, Safe Plans of Action and Toolbox Talks.

·        Provide advice, guidance and instruction in all health & safety matters to management, EHS, safety representatives and employees (including sub-contractors where appropriate).

·        Deliver Health & Safety induction programmes for new employees or sub-contractors working on site.

·        Conduct regular inspections and site audits, reporting findings to site and senior company management. Strict follow-up is required to ensure that actions are dealt with immediately.

·        Ensure that all accidents are reported, recorded and investigated and that suitable notification is given to the Directors, Health & Safety Authority and Insurers as required.

·        Compile EHS reports for senior management and presenting on this report where required.

·        Promote the Company mission of being a healthy and incident and injury free workplace.

·        Involved in the development and delivery of Safety training as required.

·        Liaise with clients, consultants & various regulatory bodies on all EHS aspects for day-to-day operations on site where required.

·        Compile Construction Plans, Safety Statements, RAMS etc.


General Duties


  • Act courteously and communicate effectively with all those whom you come into contact with during the course of employment including colleagues, customers, suppliers, contractors, visitors.
  • Foster and develop good customer and public relations at all times and portray a professional image of the Company at all times.
  • Report for work in a timely manner and conduct work as scheduled to both Company and customer satisfaction.
  • Work within the instructions and procedures of the Company’s systems as directed by your manager/ other management as appropriate.
  • Conduct all duties in a constructive, productive and efficient manner at all times.
  • Act diligently and professionally in the interest of the Company.
  • Report any personal circumstances affecting/ impacting your ability to legally perform your duties.



The above job description is non-exhaustive and is intended to be a general outline of the role, duties and responsibilities of the position. It may be added to in the future, depending on the needs of the business, customers etc.


Person Specification

·        2+ years of experience in quality engineering, quality assurance, or a similar role.

·        Knowledge/ experience of health & safety and associated responsibilities, for example, experience of being a Health & Safety Representative

·        Competent in writing documents in a concise and structured format.

·        Ability to comprehend regulatory requirements and technical documentation.

·        Familiar with executing equipment test such as, FAT, and SAT Protocols.

·        Knowledge of automation manufacturing equipment is an advantage.

·        Competent customer-facing communication skills and strong collaboration skills.

·        Ability to prioritise tasks and manage time effectively.

·        Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & MS Project).

KEY Competencies

Quality, Engineering, Robotics, Health & Safety, Microsoft