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Senior Sourcing Engineer

  • Location: Galway, County Galway, Connaught, Ireland
  • Job Type:Permanent

Our client, a world leader in medical device design, development and manufacturing are looking to add a Senior Sourcing Engineer to their growing team as they embark on a range of new projects.

  • You will work with the IVSH supply base to drive corrective/preventative action based on feedback from incoming inspection, supplier internal quality metrics and customer complaints.

  • You will support ongoing cost down activity linked directly to our clients suppliers.

  • You will deliver and/or manage projects assigned and works with other stakeholders to achieve desired results.

  • You will lead and provide technical assistance to suppliers/other resources performing qualification/validation testing. Ensure the resolution of all issues raised during testing/qualification.

  • You will work with supplier and sub-tier suppliers, as required, to lead and drive systematic approaches and ensure stability related to medical device quality. 

  • You will be responsible for controlling these supplier changes as they progress through our evaluation and approval process.

  • This position involves working closely with several other functions, including Manufacturing, Supplier Quality, Design, Reliability and Regulatory.


  • Qualified to Bachelors (Hons) Degree Level in Engineering or relevant discipline.

  • You are a dynamic team player and can work effectively and proactively on cross functional teams

  • Experience with knowledge in Lean Principles.

  • Experience with Agile, SAP & Microsoft Project an advantage.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills are desirable.

  • You are a good communicator and fluent in English, both verbal and written.

For a confidential discussion on the role please contact Christopher O Toole.