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Vendor Process Engineer - Medical Devices - Galway - Ireland

€ 1 - 1 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
12 Apr 2019
30 Jul 2019

Job Description

A Major Medical Devices Company in Galway, Ireland wish to recruit a suitably qualified person for the following post:


At our Vendor Engineering Department, we focus on the Technical and Quality evaluation of vendors processes for the supply of components to the Galway site. We look to create an environment where diversity is valued and people are encouraged to think and act creatively to continuously improve our products and services. The primary function of this role is to coordinate all the compliance activities for the Vendor Engineering group and support the Vendor Engineers in their Engineering role.

Key Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.

* Liaise effectively with cross functional teams to qualify new product or process, completing validations, test reports and protocols.
* Ensure that "First Articles" are carried out to verify that all parts meet their Dimensional and Functional requirements.
* Provide technical support to Production, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering in the event of a supplier quality problem occurring on a component
* Manage suppliers on an ongoing basis via regular contact, periodic audits and other methods to guarantee consistent high quality performance on an ongoing basis.
* Lead cross functional QIT's to resolve Quality issues at suppliers.
* Participate in cross functional teams to review process improvements/ optimizations at suppliers through PFMEA's and control plans.
* Carry out Vendor Approval/Surveillance audits to ensure that suppliers are capable of meeting our quality requirements on a continuous basis
* Continuously assess product Bill of Materials and supplier base to identify opportunities to further increase the local content while meeting/exceeding cost and quality targets
* Participate in MRB teams.
* Follow all environmental, health & safety rules and procedures and participate in safety and environmental activities in order to improve the workplace for all employees



* A suitable Level 8 Engineering Degree Manufacturing, Mechanical, Electronics or
* Lead Auditor with auditing experience
* Strong personal initiative and strong interpersonal skills
* Excellent "hands-on" technical skills.
* Strong leadership and people management skills.
* Excellent Organisational skills.
* Excellent Communication / Interpersonal Skills.
* Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.

REMUNERATION: Excellent Salary/Benefits Package on offer and negotiable


Please forward CV immediately to:

For informal enquiries, please phone Christy O'Hara on 087-9473404 and if outside Ireland 00353 87 9473404

Ref: NET - 174924

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