Senior Supplier Engineer

Job description

Senior Supplier Engineer | Galway | Permanent.

Our client, a global leader within the Medical Device industry is looking for a Senior Supplier Engineer to join their team on a permanent basis.  

You will be a part of the Materials Supplier Engineering Team where you will be concentrating on all aspects of supplier selections, processes, and material changes.

What you will be responsible for:

  • You will be the technical lead on teams which have representatives from various departments.
  • You will be responsible for Establishing & Achieving business objectives of the Team in terms of Quality, Cost and Service.
  • You will provide guidance to other functional areas in applying Supplier Management system requirements
  • You will drive continuous improvement of quality and quality systems, service capability and total cost of ownership throughout the supply chain.
  • You will support investigations of material quality.
  • You will also ensure that adequate Corrective Actions are identified, implemented, and controlled by Suppliers.
  • You will work with Procurement, Supplier Quality Engineering, Receiving Inspection & Business units to ensure that components meet established requirements.
  • You will contribute to the development, maintenance and improvement of Supplier Management Policies and Procedures.
  • You will develop new Supply sources with Procurement Team.
  • You will identify and drive Material Value Improvement Projects (VIP’s) throughout the Supply.
  • You will communicate effectively with all Internal & External Stakeholders.

What we need from you:

  • Bachelor of Science (NFQ level 8/ 240 credits) in Engineering, Life Science or Physics.
  • People management experience is mandatory. 
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working in Supplier Management.
  • Experience in Medical Device industry is preferred.
  • 6 Sigma qualification an advantage.
  • General knowledge of industry practices, techniques, and standards
  • At ease working under general direction regarding the progress of projects and special assignments
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Supplier interaction is an advantage.

What we can offer you:

  • Comprehensive Benefits.
  • Career Growth.
  • Life - Work integration.
  • The opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives.

If you are intersted in this job, please apply with a copy of your updated CV to Rebecca O'Connor at 

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