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Senior Supplier Quality Engineer

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Waterford
  • Sector: Science
  • Date posted: 08/08/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH15285

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Senior Supplier Quality Engineer


A Senior Supplier Quality Engineer is required to join a leading pharmaceutical company. This position offers an impressive and unique opportunity for interested candidates. This position requires people who want to be challenged, have a passion for success, and a constant drive to exceed expectations.

This role will be responsible for providing support to the Quality Systems Manager and work within the Supplier Quality Team to ensure Compliant set up, maintenance and continuous improvement of the Supplier Quality System. This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the leading Pharma companies in Ireland!


  • Provide Supplier related support to Production, Lab, Quality and Process Engineering in the event of a supplier quality problem occurring on a component/raw material.
  • Ensure investigation of supplier related issues through the issuing and monitoring of supplier investigation requests (SIR) and generation of non-conformances.
  • Monitor Supplier corrective and preventative actions Plans (CAPA), change control and maintain an up to date approved suppliers list.
  • Supervise the day to day operations of Incoming Quality Inspection.
  • Carry out plant MRB's and provide direction
  • Visit supplier facilities, carrying out Supplier Qualification/Surveillance audits to ensure that suppliers are capable of meeting our quality requirements on a continuous basis. Monitor, report and track to closure audit observations arising from audits
  • Review validations, test reports and protocols related to Supplier changes
  • Liaise with suppliers on an ongoing basis via regular contact, periodic audits and other methods to guarantee consistent high quality performance on an ongoing basis.
  • Generate, provide and review data for the monthly performance metrics and Supplier Steering Team meetings with the Senior Leadership Team.
  • Support and lead supplier remediation activities, quality system and quality culture improvements and the continuous improvement of the Supplier Quality System
  • Additional activities as required by the Quality Systems Manager.


  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a Regulated Pharmaceutical / Medical device environment of which at least 2 years in a Senior Supplier Quality Role
  • Qualified auditor and experienced in Supplier Qualification Auditing and Surveillance Auditing
  • Excellent technical writing skills and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of and proficiency in the use of basic statistics
  • Full understanding of the requirements of Supplier Quality Standards and Regulations
  • Self Starter with ability to Communicate motivate and influence a cross functional team.

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