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Senior Supplier Quality Engineer

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Mark Wilson
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Senior Supplier Quality Engineer

HERO Recruitment are delighted to share we are working in partnership with an innovative and global leader in Medical Technology to attract a Senior Supplier Quality Engineer in Galway. This is a permanent position reporting to the Supplier QA Manager.

The Senior Supplier Quality Engineer is responsible for leading quality engineering activities within supplier controls and project teams in addition to the monitoring, approval and qualification of existing and new suppliers whilst managing all process validations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that suppliers deliver quality parts, materials, and services.
  • Build Strong relationships with suppliers focusing on strong collaboration, communications, and monitoring/planning activities.
  • Appropriately train, develop and manage resources within Supplier Quality Team to ensure objectives are communicated and delivered within agreed requirements.
  • Supporting Quality Management in the development of key objectives and strategies to ensure continuous growth of personnel and quality systems improvements.
  • Manage and led all process validation activities including IQ, OQ and PQ with existing and new Suppliers.
  • Ensure effective and timely closure of Quality System documentation (Audit Actions, SCAR’s, SCN’s, PAN’s, etc.).
  • Lead Quality Engineering support on project activities i.e.: Design Improvements, Supplier Transfer’s, Cost Improvements, and New Product Introductions etc.
  • Work with Manufacturing Quality to establish inspection plans, frequencies, and test methods for incoming material/parts.
  • Champion continuous process improvement and, in conjunction with other functions, analyze feedback and identify and implement appropriate problem solving and statistical techniques to improve quality of manufactured product and overall effectiveness and efficiency of processes.
  • Overall responsibility for GMP standards and compliance within Project Teams and Supplier Engagement.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • BE/BS Degree. 
  • A Post-graduate qualification in Quality Assurance is preferable although not mandatory.
  • At least 6 years Quality Engineering experience or related role within the medical device/pharmaceutical industry.
  • Understanding of ISO 13485 and FDA QSR standards.
  • Experience with reviewing and approving process validation activities (IQ, OQ, PQ, TMV etc)

For further information on this role in please contact Mark Wilson on 0860449473 or email

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