Supplier Quality Management, Global role

Job Title: Supplier Quality Management, Global role
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 123628
Contact Name: Larry O’Leary
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 3 years ago

Job Description

Supplier Quality Management, Global role
Our client, a blue-chip Medtech company based in Galway, now seeks a highly experienced Supplier Quality Manager who will work with the Global Supplier Quality Management group on quality performance of Sourced Finished Medical Device manufacturers (OEM and Contract Manufacturers).

The successful candidate will work with company’s cross-functional partners and suppliers to resolve quality issues and will play a key part in leading performance improvement of suppliers and increasing the supplier’s capabilities to consistently meet company’s requirements.

This hire will support global sourcing, supplier engineering, and global quality systems by participating in value improvement projects and global communities of practice.

The ideal candidate would have some experience in production and process controls, problem solving and have excellent communication skills.

Responsibilities for Supplier Quality Management:
Responsible for quality performance of Sourced Finished Medical Device manufacturers (OEM and Contract Manufacturers)
Provide appropriate issue oversight, risk evaluation, and action to mitigate impact to the company.
Responsible for engaging suppliers to proactively reduce risk to patient and revenue streams
Responsible for partnering with Supplier Engineering and Commercial Sourcing to meet category strategic plans and objectives
Partnership with supplier on process improvements for capability, reduction in risk, single point failures, etc.
Communicates effectively with all Internal & External Stakeholders- building strategic and trusting relationships through collaboration and teamwork
Support transition of SFMDs to EU MDR and Support Divisional EU-MDR Implementation Activities
Maintain and update Supplier Agreements, Complaint Management Plans, Finished Good Documents, Parts etc.

Requirements for Supplier Quality Management:
Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Science or Quality Assurance.
7+ experience of Supplier Quality including demonstrated understanding of QSR and ISO standard requirements for Material/Purchasing Controls, Product Realization, Validation and CAPA
Experience in a number of 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.

Please contact Larry on +353 1-2302400 /

The RFT Group, BioPharmaceutical Division specialise exclusively in the recruitment of scientists, engineers and executives for the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device sectors.

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