Supplier Manufacturing Engineer


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Location Clonmel Tipperary
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Permanent
Contact Cliona Lawton

Supplier Manufacturing Engineer

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Job ID: JOB-13195

Supplier Manufacturing Engineer Role

Tired of feeling undervalued as a Manufacturing Engineer? Feeling like work is lacking the challenge for you right now? Is career development, a great team and good rewards important to you? This Supplier Manufacturing Engineer job opportunity located in Clonmel could be just what you’re looking for.

This company is one of the world’s leading vascular care businesses, uniquely focused on advancing the treatment of vascular disease and improving patient care by combining the latest medical device innovations with world-class pharmaceuticals, investing in research and development and advancing medicine through training and education. Their broad line of vascular devices–which includes vessel closure, endovascular and coronary technologies–are used to treat vessel diseases of the heart, carotid arteries and peripheral blood vessels. These vessel diseases can lead to heart attack, stroke, critical limb ischemia and other serious vascular conditions.

The Role:

The Supplier Manufacturing Engineer drives improvement and corrective action in the quality of components sourced from outside suppliers. Provides technical support in the selection of suppliers. Develops acceptance criteria for materials. Monitors supplier performance to drive supplier corrective action, manufacturing yield issues and field failures. Project focus, specifically on cost and risk reductions.


  • Establishes incoming inspection and test procedures and provides technical support to manufacturing to resolve material or supplier related issues. Develops new supply sources with purchasing team and qualifies components to specified parameters.
  • Assess potential new suppliers for technical and manufacturing capabilities. Provides technical support for the introduction of components from a new supplier.
  • Manages projects to reduce material costs or reduce material supply risks. Works with Receiving Inspection group to improve inspection processes where applicable.
  • Leads on Process Improvement teams relating to component usage or design.
  • Reviews material specification releases and revisions as required. Investigates field failures related to supplier materials. Develops corrective action plan where necessary.
  • Will manage/participate in teams to conduct business risk assessments and develop action plans to reduce or eliminate risks.


  • Experience/Education: National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ) level 7 qualification in a relevant discipline and 2+ years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Job Skills: Working technical knowledge and application of concepts, practices and procedures. General understanding of business unit/group function. Will perform this job in a quality system environment. Failure to adequately perform tasks can result in non-compliance with governmental regulations.
  • Cognitive Skills: Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of identifiable factors. Exercises judgement within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. Has a broad knowledge of technical alternatives and an understanding of their impact on the systems environment.
  • Influence/Leadership: Cultivates a wide range of internal networks and begins to develop an extensive external network of resources to facilitate completion of tasks. May lead a project team of moderate scope. Provides guidance to less experienced staff. Acts as a mentor to lower level individual contributors. Influence exerted at peer level and occasionally at first levels of management.
  • Planning/Organisation: Plans, organises, and prioritises own daily work routine to meet established schedule.
  • Decision Making/Impact: Exercises authority and judgement within defined limits to determine appropriate action. Failure to achieve results or erroneous decisions or recommendations may cause delays in programme schedules and may result in the allocation of additional resources.
  • Supervision Received: Works under general supervision. Follows established procedures.

What We Offer:

  • 25 days Holidays
  • Pension – You contribute 4% they contribute 8%
  • Healthcare for self
  • Annual Salary reviews
  • 8 hours of paid community care work and various social and sport clubs onsite

For further information on this role in Cork please contact Cliona Lawton on or 086-8168298

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Cliona Lawton


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Supplier Manufacturing Engineer

Cliona Lawton

Role Type Permanent
Contact Cliona Lawton
mobile +086 8168298
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