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Supplier Quality Group Leader

Reference:POR/034371 Location: Donegal
Qualification:DegreeExperience:5-7 Years
Job Type:PermanentSalary: Not Disclosed
May be suitable for: Quality Assurance Officer

A Group Leader – Supplier Quality is required to join a leading life science business. This is a permanent role and may be based in Kilkenny or Donegal. The focus of this position is to Lead and Manage Supplier QA Team supporting TPMs and suppliers to deliver the following:

  • Managing Third Part Manufacturers, which are suppliers that procure, assemble, test, accept and package products for distribution.
  • Ensuring that the supplier performs and documents the appropriate engineering approach to activities such as qualification and validation and provides assistance in these efforts, as appropriate.
  • Evaluation and approval of supplier requested changes or improvements. This activity may also include the identification and/or approval of a new supplier to provide an alternate material.
  • Area audit readiness for internal and external Quality System audits.
  • Managing a staff of Supplier Quality Engineers in order to support the supplier management program for the business.
  • Developing and maintaining supplier qualification plans.
  • Diligent and Compliant execution of the Supplier Change Management program.
  • Work with suppliers to align their quality systems with the sites quality requirements both through continuous improvement initiatives and in response to material and service non conformances.
The Person
  • An Engineering qualification and / or a relevant third level qualification
  • Significant Supplier Quality experience gained within a dynamic GMP Environment.
  • Proven People Management experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience in Continuous Improvement

For further details please contact; Paula O’Reilly on 00 353 (0)87 7094141 or send CV in confidence to