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Senior Supplier Quality Engineer - Cork

Contract Type: Self Employed Contractor
Location: Cork
Date: 12/03/2018
Job Reference: 93519

Job Description

Contact: Niamh Hlubek
Telephone: 086 8168298

Senior Supplier Quality Engineer

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

Main Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Point of contact for Global Supply Chain for a supplier labelling compliancy project.
  • Point of contact for supplier agreements project.
  • Provide leadership to improve present project structures
  • Influence the Senior Leadership teams of the ASL to ensure strategic focus on completing supplier harmonisation
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders to ensure that supplier agreements are adequately assessed and deployed.
  • Provide technical guidance in developing, negotiating and closing supplier agreements.
  • Provide technical guidance in developing, negotiating and supplier labelling solutions.
  • Lead the resolution of problems & eliminate constraints to ensure project targets are met.
  • Maintain standards of housekeeping & GMP requirements.
  • Represent the Supply Process Quality Assurance function as required by management
  • Ensure that all Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are fulfilled.
  • Know and follow all laws and policies that apply to one’s job, and maintain the highest levels of professionalism, ethics and compliance at all times.
  • To adhere to the company’s procedures as detailed in the SOP manual

Key Competencies Required
  • Excellent Communication & Negotiation Skills
  • Influencing skills in an international matrix environment
  • Pro-active approach to work with hands on ability
  • Team Player
  • Flexible
  • Highly computer literate
  • GMP knowledge
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • High work standards
  • holistic thinking
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills
  • Customer & Patient focused
  • A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree is required. A Degree in Engineering, Life Science, or related discipline is preferred.
  • Minimum 5-6 years’ experience in a Quality or Engineering Function within a Medical Device Company.
  • Experience in the medical device, biotech and/or pharmaceutical industry is preferred. Both, FDA and ISO (International Organization for Standardization) regulations knowledge is required FDA CFR Part 820 and ISO 13485 knowledge is preferred
  • Negotiation skills
  • Knowledge in international contract management
  • Willingness to travel
  • Strong in Regulations, agreements, labelling, MRP ERP IT Systems
  • Strong communication, teamwork, and problem solving skills are required.

  • Experienced Lead for agreement and labelling projects or similar
  • Process Excellence – Green/Black belt certification
  • ISO 9001 Internal/External Auditor or ASQ Certification as an Auditor.
  • Project management experience.
  • Knowledge of Orthopaedic products, tools and manufacturing processes

For further information on this Senior Supplier Quality Engineer role in Cork please contact Niamh Hlubek 086 8168298 /
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