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108985 - Supplier & Logistics Quality Engineer (Maternity Cover) - Clare

Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Clare
Date: 30/07/2020
Job Reference: 108985
Contact Name: Clara Burke
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Supplier & Logistics Quality Engineer (Maternity Cover) - Clare - 108985
Supplier & Logistics Quality Engineer (Maternity Cover)

Our client a medical device company in Clare is looking to hire a Supplier & Logistics Quality Engineer for their site on a maternity cover contract. You will be responsible for Supplier Assurance activities across our site.

  • Auditing of proposed and current suppliers as well as establishment of audit schedule
  • Supplier liaison and evaluation – including review (scoring) of vendor supplied information via self-assessment.
  • Ensuring that all Supplier Assurance activities are completed with accuracy and compliance.
  • Communicate with suppliers such as following up on supplier root cause & corrective actions as required (SCAR).
  • Complete Supplier Change Notifications (SCNs), as necessary.
  • Maintain Supplier Files documentation ensuring compliant Supplier Files including ISO certificates.
  • Co-ordinate the non-conformance process for handling non-conforming materials (Internal/Supplier NCs) ensuring compliance to procedures, in a timely manner, and ensuring compliance with Quality and Regulatory Standards.
  • Involvement in Internal Auditing Process as well as representing Supplier Quality in both internal and external audits.
  • Quality Assurance responsibilities on Design Projects, if applicable.
  • Perform CAPA activities, as required.
  • Initiate, review and approve document change controls ensuring Good documentation practices are maintained and comply with company procedures.
  • Analyse and report meaningful quality metrics to ensure on-going improvement programmes are put in place and continually strive for customer satisfaction
  • Enforce strict house-keeping standards in own area of responsibility and across Supplier Assurance and Logistics area.
  • Ensuring area procedures as well as operational area procedures are updated as necessary and correct.
  • Encouragement of team-work within the area as well as involvement where appropriate in plants cross-functional problem solving initiatives.
  • Ensure quality issues are communicated to management such that they are aware of any significant variance from targets or potential opportunities or problems.
  • Generate, update, implement and complete associated training for relevant departmental procedures, as required.
  • Duties as prescribed by the Supplier Quality Manager.

Education/ Experience:
  • B.Sc or M.Sc. in chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology, engineering or other relevant technical field
  • At least 2 years’ experience in QA in an FDA regulated industry
  • A good knowledge of ISO9001/ISO13485, FDA and GMP.
  • Strong Interpersonal and communication skills.

For further information on this Supplier & Logistics Quality Engineer role please contact Clara Burke on 086 8168273/

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