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Senior Materials Supplier Engineer

Job Title: Senior Materials Supplier Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 82870
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

Senior Materials Supplier Engineer

Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a Senior Materials Supplier Engineer for their site.

Job Purpose:
Senior Supplier Engineer in the Materials Supplier Engineering Team: This concentrates on all aspects of supplier selection, supplier process & material changes and technical support for all purchased commodities. The Materials Supplier Engineering Team is responsible for the technical leadership and resolution of non-conformances within the supply chain and achieving year-on-year material cost reduction targets.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Technical lead on Teams comprising representatives from Purchasing, Supplier Quality and Business Units responsible for all aspects of Supplier Management.
  • Demonstrates Technical Leadership skills in Commodity Management.
  • Responsible for Establishing & Achieving business objectives of the Team in terms of Quality, Cost and Service.
  • Drives Continuous Improvement of Quality & Quality Systems, Service Capability and Total Cost of Ownership throughout the Supply Chain.
  • Supports investigation of Material Quality issues as they arise. Works with Quality, Procurement & Business Units to resolve issues and disposition product.
  • Promotes the Quality System within the Supply Base.
  • Works with Procurement, Supplier Quality Engineering, Receiving Inspection & Business Units to ensure that components meet established requirements.
  • Ensures that adequate Corrective Actions are identified, implemented and controlled by Suppliers
  • Provides guidance to other functional areas in applying Supplier Management system requirements
  • Contributes to the development, maintenance and improvement of Supplier Management Policies and Procedures.
  • Communicates effectively with all Internal & External Stakeholders.
  • Develops new Supply sources with Procurement Team
  • Identifies and Drives Material Value Improvement Projects (VIP?s) throughout the Supply Chain.

Skills, Experience & Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree (HETAC level 8) and minimum 5 years relevant work experience.
  • Possesses excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated track record in development of new supply sources advantageous
  • Project Management skills to manage Supplier and Material changes
  • Six Sigma Black Belt or Green Belt certification is desired.
  • Lean working knowledge is desired.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

For further information on this Senior Materials Supplier Engineer role in Galway please contact Deirdre Finnerty on 091730022 /
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