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Ingredients QA Specialist

  • Sector: Science & Pharma
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  • Job Ref: 22336

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.