Supplier Qual Engineer

ProClinical Ltd
London (Greater)
13 Nov 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
ProClinical is seeking a Supplier Quality Engineer, with excellent communication skills, for an international medical device company based in Galway Ireland on a contract basis. This will be a 9-12-month contract initially, there may be a possibility of this being extended.

Job Responsibilities:

* Contribute to the evaluation and selection of global best-in-class suppliers.
* Engage with suppliers to execute process qualification plans and reports to assure components and materials.
* Represent the organization as the primary supplier liaison on component quality issues.
* Lead global supplier quality system audits, ensuring timely and appropriate action is taken.
* Assess of supplier processes for optimum output, process stability and controls, identifying and implementing strategies for continual quality improvement and control.
* Develop and certify suppliers to achieve Dock to Stock status for supplied components.
* 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.
* Apply sound technical judgment, statistical analysis and quality tools to aid the resolution of complex problems.
* Function effectively as part of cross functional and cross organizational teams, developing strong partnering relationships with Suppliers, Supply Chain, Manufacturing and Quality groups.

Skills and Requirements:

* We are looking for a qualified person educated to Bachelors 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.
* 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.

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ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.