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Supplier Quality Engineer

Job Title: Supplier Quality Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cork
REF: 84113
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Supplier Quality Engineer

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

The Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) will be responsible for providing Quality Engineering support for day to day cell operations, in relation to supplied materials and all activities relating to supplier selection, evaluation and supplier performance. The SQE will also be involved in continuous improvement programmes and other projects as required.

Key Responsibilities:
? Liaising with the Manufacturing and Quality engineers in the Business Units, in assessing and addressing material quality issues.
? Perform supplier quality audits and management of the supplier corrective action process.
? Implement and develop mechanisms to monitor and identify supplier non-conformance trends
? Track supplier quality performance measurements for suppliers (KPI's) and participate in supplier performance reviews.
? Manage and drive continuous improvement activities focusing on supplier quality.
? Identify and leverage best practices in relation to Supplier Quality Management.
? Liaise with Procurement function to develop and execute Supplier Development Programmes such as: Supplier Sourcing; Supplier Approval; Supplier Management, etc.
? Manage Supplier Change Requests.
? Review and approval of First Articles/SPPAP and development of Incoming Inspection criteria
? Ownership and reporting on all quality issues associated with suppliers.
? Maintaining the Approved Supplier List (ASL) in conjunction with the Procurement function.
? Other work as assigned by the Supplier Quality Manager.

Education, Experience and Skills:
? Bachelor's degree in Science, Engineering or Quality is required.
? At least 2 years' experience in a SQE/Quality Engineering role in a high volume manufacturing environment is required.
? Experience in GMP manufacturing environment in Medical Device/Pharma industry would be advantageous.
? Proven to be self-directed, self-motivated and able to prioritize and resolve competing priorities.
? Strong team member with the ability to identify and drive quality improvements.
? Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
? The ability to travel will be required.
? A certified ISO auditor in a regulated environment is desirable.
? Knowledge and experience of process validations would be advantageous
? A Six Sigma Green Belt Certification from a recognized program is desirable.
For further information on this Supplier Quality Engineer role in Cork please contact Cliona O'Malley on 091730022 /
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