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Supplier Quality Manager

Job Title: Supplier Quality Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cork
REF: 90819
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Bimi Felix
Telephone: 0868395533

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

The Supplier Quality Manager will:
  • Lead development, continuous improvement and implementation of supplier control processes within responsible Quality System's that meet regulatory requirements and align with J&J standards.
  • Recruit, develop and manage the company supplier quality team to ensure a high performing team to achieve the group's objectives
  • Provide Quality Engineering support to suppliers including inspection technique support, product non-conformances, verification/validation activities, and CAPA and change management.
  • Ensure effective and timely investigation and closure of all CAPA's, Supplier Non Conformances, complaints, product issues.
  • Lead Supplier Quality input to site management reviews
  • Partner with Business R&D and Design Quality to ensure new product sourcing and supplier controls are implemented in line with business and J&J requirements
  • Supports third party assessments at both the company and suppliers.
  • Provide Quality Leadership in support of supplier and External Manufacturing Outsourcing programs and product transfers to suppliers
  • Partner with site Management teams to meet site SQ related objectives
  • Provide SQ input to and attend supplier business reviews as required
  • Responsible for ensuring the supplier audit schedule is achieved
  • Drive a standardised approach by leading the Supplier Management Committee meetings for responsible sites
  • Maintain and control the list of approved suppliers for sites within responsible sites
  • Maintain and Control Company SOPs in support of initial supplier approval and continuous supplier evaluation and in compliance with MD&D Supplier quality requirements
  • Maintain supplier management documentation and records to ensure they are complete and current
  • Promote continuous improvement and Process Excellence activities within the company Supplier Quality Management group
  • Work to ensure supplier engineering resources are prioritised in support of business and quality aims
  • Actively drive all defined Supplier and External Manufacturing Quality Systems goals and objectives.
  • Design and validate Quality System processes where appropriate
  • Participate in design evaluations where appropriate
  • Resolve problems & eliminate constraints to ensure project and supply targets are met.
  • Generate Quality metrics on supplier performance and establish measures to monitor quality
  • 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.
  • Maintain detailed and accurate records of all activities
  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in engineering/scientific or associated relevant technical / engineering discipline is required.
  • An Advanced degree in engineering/scientific or discipline is preferred.
  • A minimum of 5 years progressive quality, engineering or operations experience in a regulated industry is required.
  • A minimum of 2 years' experience in a managerial capacity is preferred.
  • Previous work experience with Suppliers is preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of business impact of compliance issues and risk management is required.
  • Experience in leadership roles involving project management, problem solving and technical projects is required.
  • This individual is required to possess high performing skills in negotiating and influencing decision makers, decision making skills, communication skills, and judgement, tact and leadership skills.
For further information on this Supplier Quality Manager role in Cork please contact Bimi Felix on 0868395533 /
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