Our client, a leading global healthcare company based in Cavan, is seeking an Ingredients QA Specialist on a 12 month contract.
The Supplier Quality Assurance Specialist, Ingredients will exhibit excellent communication and collaborative skills. They will be expected to support projects and supplier topics, including:
Responsible for the qualification of new and existing ingredient suppliers.
Perform supplier audits related to qualification, events and supplier excellence.
Initiate and support issuance of deviations to assist the plants in utilizing materials, as necessary.
Utilise supplier development tools to assess, create action plans, and work with suppliers
Responsible for maintaining/controlling the approved status of suppliers.
Perform risk assessments of supplier performance/tiered status to develop the annual audit schedule, including relevant documentation to support changes.
Support strategic projects to achieve department and organization initiatives and goal
Bachelor’s Degree in physical or life science, engineering, or a related degree
Minimum 3 years experience in supplier quality assurance or related experience in operations quality within a Specialized nutrition environments or similar regulated industries
Knowledge of manufacturing processes (production, logistics, and engineering) and experience applying Quality Assurance & Food Safety principles to drive improvements
Technical understanding of different technologies (liquid and powder), product quality systems, and be able to provide consultation and recommendations to help suppliers improve their performance
For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Colin Byrne.