2 x Supplier Quality Engineer Posted Date: August 22, 2013

Job Description

Join the global team that transforms patients? lives.
Boston Scientific is dedicated to transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients around the world.
For more than 30 years, Boston Scientific has advanced the practice of less-invasive medicine.  The medical solutions we pioneer enable people to go on living the lives they love. We help clinicians improve patients? lives by delivering innovative medical technologies that lead the world in quality, reliability and efficacy. Since 1998, employees in Cork have been at the forefront of some of these truly innovative medical device designs and manufacturing. 
We are now interested in reviewing suitably qualified and experienced applications for a Supplier Quality Engineer to work at our state of the art facility in Cork, Ireland. There is 1 PERMANENT position and 1 TEMPORARY position available.

Purpose Statement

To be responsible for and effectively co-ordinate Supplier Quality issues.

Key Responsibilities

·Co-ordinate effective and timely follow-up on all supplier quality issues.
·Liase with product support teams, R & D and regulatory on component quality issues and supplier initiatives.
·Pro-actively identify, prioritise and project manage high risk component issues.
·Liase directly with vendors under the control of BSC Quality/Logistics. This involves travel to supplier sites so this person must be available to travel at short notice.
·Support implementation of methods for reduced inspection to provide cost savings at BSC.
·Support new supplier qualification initiatives when required.
·Provide supplier quality support for the Strategic Supplier initiatives and corporate sourcing initiatives.
·Support implementation of initiatives such as ?Supplied Data? and ?Ship to Stock?.
·Manage supplier audit programme and overall supplier approval/rating programme.
·Plans and conducts scheduled audits of suppliers to assess compliance with Boston Scientific requirements. Including audit scheduling, investigation and evaluation of audit observations and findings, reporting, follow-up and confirmation of follow-up actions.
·Manage the supplier process change process
·Facilitate the monthly Supplier Controls MRB process
·Build Quality into all aspects of their work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements
·Provide support for introduction of new purchased components and component changes through the First Article Process.
Typical Education and Experience Guidelines

·Minimum of Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering/Technology
·2/3 years experience in a manufacturing environment or equivalent with direct experience in a QA environment (preferably GMP regulated).
·Experience in the medical device industry is an advantage.

Experience Required

Typical Education and Experience Guidelines·Minimum of Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering/Technology·2/3 years experience in a manufacturing environment or equivalent with direct experience in a QA environment (preferably GMP regulated).·Experience in the medical device industry is an advantage.