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Date: Mar 9, 2019

Location: Cork, C, IE, 0

Company: Boston Scientific

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Job Grade: [[customLong1]]
Status: Permanent

Hiring Manager: Barry O'Leary
Recruiter: Sean Gerard Barron



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.
  • Provide support for introduction of new purchased components and component changes through the First Article Process.


Educational Requirements:

  • 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.
  • Proven effort to continue ongoing learning. Demonstrates understanding of core Supplier Quality skills/competencies (Supplier Compliance, Change Control, VIP, Statistical aptitude, Quality Tools application)
  • Proven ability to decompose larger tasks into smaller ones while understanding task dependencies.  Experienced with supplier processes and has an understanding to effectively react to issues.


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