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Supplier Quality Engineer - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
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Location: Galway
Date: 15/06/2018
Job Reference: 90680

Job Description

Contact: Bimi Felix
Email: bimi@hero.ie
Telephone: 0868395533

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


Our Purpose
  • At our Supplier Quality department in the company, we focus on partnering effectively with our suppliers.
  • We strive to develop quality systems, processes and controls, to ensure supply of quality products and services from our supplier.
  • Supplier Quality Engineers are directly involved in liaising with our suppliers and provide support to our operations departments on supplier issues.
Our Offer
  • You will contribute to the evaluation and selection of global best-in-class suppliers.
  • You will engage with suppliers to execute process qualification plans and reports to assure components and materials.
  • You will represent the organization as the primary supplier liaison on component quality issues.
  • You will lead global supplier quality system audits, ensuring timely and appropriate action is taken.
  • You will assess of supplier processes for optimum output, process stability and controls, identifying and implementing strategies for continual quality improvement and control.
  • You will develop and certify suppliers to achieve Dock to Stock status for supplied components.
  • You will review and disposition supplier change requests, coordinate activities with suppliers and with internal cross-functional support teams to develop and implement appropriate strategies to qualify and support the change.
  • You will apply sound technical judgment, statistical analysis and quality tools to aid the resolution of complex problems.
  • You will function effectively as part of cross functional and cross organizational teams, developing strong partnering relationships with Suppliers, Supply Chain, Manufacturing and Quality groups.
Qualifications
Your Profile
  • We are looking for a qualified person educated to Bachelor's degree (Level 8 NFQ) in a relevant technical discipline (i.e.: Engineering, Materials, Science) with a minimum of 2 years working experience in an engineering function, preferably within the medical device or related industry.
  • Previous supplier engineering experience is advantageous.
  • You are a dynamic team player and can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams.
  • Have a knowledge of applicable GMP, FDA and ISO regulations and of other appropriate guidance documents / standards.
  • Practical working knowledge of statistical data analysis and quality improvement tools and techniques is preferable.
  • You will execute effectively to achieve business results; monitors progress, intervening to remove obstacles; demonstrates a sense of urgency for achieving results.
  • You are a good communicator and fluent in English, both in writing and speaking.
For further information on this Supplier Quality Engineer role in Galway please contact Bimi Felix on 0868395533 / bimi@hero.ie
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