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Date: Jun 8, 2021

Location: Cork, C, IE

Company: Boston Scientific

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At Boston Scientific, we draw the strength from the unique talents and abilities inherent in a diverse workforce and we believe that the best and most innovative products come from an inclusive workplace where varied viewpoints are welcomed and encouraged. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process please do not hesitate to contact a member of the Talent Acquisition team for a confidential discussion.

 

Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work.

 

Purpose


     

The Supplier Quality Engineer will play a key part in leading performance improvement of suppliers and increasing the supplier’s capabilities to consistently meet Boston Scientific’s requirements. Additionally, the Supplier Quality Engineer will support global sourcing, manufacturing operations, and global quality systems by participating in global communities of practice and value improvement projects. Drives improvement and corrective action in the quality of components sourced from outside suppliers. Provides technical support in the selection of suppliers. Help develop and recommend acceptance criteria for materials.  Monitors supplier performance to drive supplier corrective action, manufacturing yield issues and field failures.


     

Responsibilities

 

  • Assess suppliers for technical, quality and manufacturing capabilities. Performs assessment of supplier capabilities through desktop assessment, direct on-site visits, and technical discussions and follow-up actions based on results of Supplier Quality System Audits.
  • Works under general guidance regarding the direction and progress of projects and special assignments. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions.  Interprets, executes and recommends modifications to company policies. Assists in establishing departmental policies and procedures. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.
  • Establishes and cultivates a wide range of business relationships to facilitate completion of assignments. Interacts with suppliers. Participates in determining goals and objectives for projects. May lead projects within the function or department and/or represents a specialized field in larger project teams. Influences middle management on business solutions.
  • Communicates quality issues to suppliers as needed and helps develop corrections and corrective actions.
  • Develops solutions to a variety of complex problems of diverse scope and complexity where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.
  • Tracks and trends supplier performance, taking remedial action as needed.
  • Provides guidance to Purchasing and Engineers in applying Supplier Quality system requirements.
  • Reviews, understands, and approve qualification protocol and reports.
  • Assist in the processing of supplier change impact assessments through cross functional team.
  • Primary relationship owner with supplier providing feedback as warranted to ensure compliance and alignment of BSC and supplier specifications.
  • In all actions, demonstrates a primary commitment to patient safety and product quality by maintaining compliance to the Quality Policy and all other documented quality processes and procedures.  Establishes and promotes a work environment that supports the Quality Policy and Quality System.

 

Requirements

 

  • 2-5 years’ experience in Manufacturing or Quality with a Level 8 qualification in Engineering or related technical/Quality discipline.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and work with cross functional organizations to solve problems
  • Strong command of MS Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to rapidly learn and use new applications

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Perferred Qualifications

 

  • Previous experience Supplier Quality, Quality, or Manufacturing background.
  • Experience in the medical device industry
  • Experience in working with or knowledge of manufacturing technologies associated with Plastics/Metal/Chemical/Extrusion or packaging type components/suppliers
  • Working knowledge and understanding of FDA, ISO13485, and the medical device industry quality requirements associated with manufacturing and supplier controls
  • Lead auditor certification ISO 13485 or previous auditing experience.
  • Experience in problem solving and process improvement methodologies
  • Process Validation, Risk Management, CAPA experience.

 

 

We are committed to providing access to opportunities at Boston Scientific for all applicants. If you have a disability and require supported assistance and you would like to talk about potential accommodations related to applying for employment at Boston Scientific Cork, please contact me directly for a confidential discussion Corkrequisitions@bsci.com Tel No: 021-4531182

 

 

About us

As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen.

 

Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran

 

Boston Scientific maintains a drug-free workplace.  Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.

Requisition ID: 480431

 


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