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Supplier Quality Engineer

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes remote and onsite roles. By applying to this position, you will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working location with your Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Remote Eligible:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Clonmel, IE

  • Location: Clonmel
  • Req Number: 560576 
  • Contract type: Permanent


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.



Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.


Purpose Statement:

This role is an exciting opportunity to join the Clonmel Boston Scientific Supplier Quality Team supporting two product line transfers in the Urology and Endoscopy divisions


Key Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Support product line transfer activity from BSC sister site, focusing on transferring material part number and incoming inspection document setup.
  • Working in a category team environment to identify opportunities to set up incoming inspections at source at the suppliers.
  • Working with manufacturing engineering team to set up inspection process and equipment to support incoming inspection activity.
  • Generates and maintains incoming inspection procedures. Trains inspectors to these procedures.
  • Assists in generating materials specifications and working with the supplier engineering function in qualifying new material.
  • Onboarding of new suppliers through as a lead auditor in the quality management assessment.
  • Analyses incoming material defects. Dispositions and drives corrective action as necessary. Communicates issues to suppliers.
  • Managing equipment and inspection tools through preventative maintenance and calibration activity
  • Investigates field failures related to supplier materials. Develop corrective action plan where necessary.


Education & Experience:

  • 3-5 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

Preferred 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//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.


About us


Purpose and Passion – Comprehensive Benefits – Life-Work Integration – 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 lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose – improving lives through your life’s work.


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

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