Supplier Quality Engineer, Global role

Job Title: Supplier Quality Engineer, Global role
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 123753
Contact Name: Larry O’Leary
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

Supplier Quality Engineer, Global role
Due to rapid expansion, our client seeks an experienced Supplier Quality Engineer who will lead quality performance of Sourced Finished Medical Device manufacturers (OEM and Contract Manufacturers). This a global role, working as part of a global team and will operate from Galway. Some flexibility to operate from another location.

The successful candidate will partner with Supplier Engineering and Commercial Sourcing to meet category strategic plans and objectives. Additionally, this role will be responsible for engaging suppliers to proactively reduce risk to patient and revenue streams.

Candidate must be experienced in Supplier Quality issues and driving process improvements. The ideal candidate would have some experience in production and process controls, problem solving and have excellent communication skills.

Key remit:
Drives improvement and corrective action for the quality of materials sourced from outside suppliers.
Provides technical and quality system support for the selection of suppliers.
Monitors supplier performance to drive supplier corrective action, manufacturing yield issues and field failures.

Responsibilities for Supplier Quality Engineer:
Assess potential new suppliers for technical, quality and manufacturing capabilities.
Partnership with supplier on process improvements for capability, reduction in risk, single point failures, etc.
Builds partnerships across the organization.
Pro-actively communicates effectively and meets supplier/customer or team needs.
Communicates well in group settings with other departments or disciplines.
Consistently hits project milestones.
Maintain and update Supplier Agreements, Complaint Management Plans, Finished Good Documents, Parts etc

Requirements for Supplier Quality Engineer:
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Science or Quality Assurance, (min HETAC level 8).
3+ years’ experience of Supplier Quality including demonstrated understanding of QSR and ISO standard requirements for Material/Purchasing Controls, Product Realization, Validation and CAPA.
Experience in systems including Windchill, NCEP. SCAR, SCIA would be a distinct advantage as well as lead auditor experience.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with good leadership abilities.
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
Proven track record of working in a fast paced environment with strong technical capabilities and be capable of handling multiple development aspects of assigned projects.

Please phone Larry on 01-2302400 / /

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